(G)ravitating towards his forgiveness while we
(R)ejuvenate our relationship with the one and only
(A)lmighty God who has given us all that we have & are
(C)aptivated by his truthful and loving words as we
(E)mbrace his touch like soaking up the sun
I know that you miss your loved ones, you know
they are with me and at peace. Know that what I can
give them is beyond this world and is wonderful.
There will be times that are hard and unknowing and
you won't understand. But know this, I will always make
a way for you along the path with you. Just when you think
that I have forgotten you, you will see that I have been with
you the whole time.
When you think you don't have enough strength to go on,
I will help you carry your burdens if you will give them to me.
If you truly know me, you will truly know peace among the
ravenous winds. With me, your day should begin.
Come to me and I will hold you in my arms forever,
I'll help you put on your armor. I love you from the
beginning to the end.
I see you haven't visited me at my house
in a while. It looks like you got caught
up in lifes' troubles.
Nevertheless whatever it is, I want you
to know that I miss your visits. I loved
the way you sang, loved the way you
participated and hungered for my guiding
and loving words. I'm sure your brothers
and sisters miss you too.
I know there are others who claim to be me,
but you know the truth you've known me before.
Please, don't get mixed up among the false prophets.
You'll know the real deal when you can see my light
shine through them.
I'll never leave you, not even for one day.
Yes, life is a series of tests. I hope you know
that you are blessed but I know that you don't
see it yet. I can't wait for you to come home.
I miss you, love you, see you soon.
I haven't heard from you in a while.
I miss our morning talks after your
night rests while your getting dressed.
I see times for you are getting harder
these days. Hmm, looks like you've
gotten off my pathways. Don't get
discouraged I'm here, please dry
When your ready to follow me again
I'll point you in the right direction. If you
didn't know, I'm always watching.
Sometimes I'll put someone in your life
you need that will help feed the hunger
I'm never pushy or impatient for your
returning, for it has to be of your own
yearning. Until then, just know that I
love you for you.
Wow! You are looking good, I am
so proud of you! I see what we have
accomplished. Oh I know, I am the
"Silent Partner" but nevertheless we
make a great team. I know you get tired,
but on me you know you can lean.
Whatever is on your agenda for the day,
please don't forget to stop and pray. I am
just as busy as you are but I still take the
time to check on my children. Some of them
I wish they would let me move in.
Well, let's continue on our road, I love the
way my stories are told. Until my next letter,
remember when it's hard, it will get better.
I Love You!
Rising from the soft blue recliner, Mrs. Cola was callous
and thoughtless. She's the type of woman that wouldn't shed
a tear if she ran over the neighbor girl's dog. "Why's the dog out?
It's your fault it's hurt!" she was a tall, slender thirty year old
housewife that loved movies so much that whatever she watched
in the theater she bought. Everywhere she went you'd see her in
her favorite blue jeans and tinkerbell sweatshirt. Her skin was olive
drab with short and curly hair. Nothing glowed about her except the
cigarette that was always lit between her fingers. She gave off the
smell of weed and cocoa-cola anytime she'd walk by. He loved her
anyway, his friends wondered what he saw in her.
Walking into the kitchen for a root beer and a sandwich, he
was a stocky good hearted baseball loving thirty-five year old
Chef. He looked like a dark brown teddy bear with a goatee
and short black hair. He was dressed in his usual day off clothes-
black shorts, gray short sleeved T-shirt with a dragon on the front
and a black baseball hat. Mrs. Cola made a snide remark about his
friends being around a lot so he shook his head, rolled his eyes and
thought, "Now I know she didn't just say that!" He knew his wife was
a bit harsh and in some cases seemed to take a advantage of people,
but he never noticed it until Saturday night.
When Mr.Cola got paid that night he went home, lovingly kissed his
wife and said, "Here honey, for you." He opened his wallet, "Here's a
hundred dollars for anything you need or want." It was a stormy night
and before he went to bed, out of habit he counted the money in his
wallet. When he awoke Sunday morning, she was ready for church but
hadn't left yet. Fifteen minutes after waking up, he decided to quickly flip
through his wallet, "Honey, where's my money?" while walking into the kitchen.
"What money, what're you talking about?" She asked while she headed to
the coffee pot. He threw the wallet down,"Give me my money back!"
He closed his eyes, clinched his teeth and fists "I already gave you money!"
"I didn't take your money!" With her hands stretched out "You can check my
purse!" As he picked up her big blue purse, he figured that was way too easy so
down went the purse onto the floor.
He picked up her cigarettes, and behold there behind the foil within the pack,
was not only the one hundred dollars that he gave her but the extra one hundred
dollars that was missing. Mr. Cola finally had enough and the fight was on -"You're as two faced
as a crooked politician you know!"
"Yep and proud of it too"
"You know the crooked man from the nursery rhyme?"
"He ain't got nothin' on you!" Normally he would walk away from an argument
but, but this one he couldn't resist. He took back all the money from her and huffed
away. He shook his head and thought if she would steal from him like that, she
would steal from her own mama if she got the chance.
Monday evening when he returned home, he packed his belongings
and decided to leave her for good. He had found out that whenever money
went missing, she was seeing her ex-husband behind his back.
Even though she had cheated for months, she really did love him despite how
she acted. She apologized with tears in her eyes, "I'm sorry I cheated, I'm sorry
I took the money!" She plopped in the chair trying not to cry. She never apologized
to anybody for anything she said or did, but he had never gone off on her like that
before. When he entered the front room, she lunged towards him to try and catch
an arm or a leg, "Please don't leave me,I need you!"
He shook his head, shoved her way with no remorse "I loved you, you cheated me,
I hated you, you pleaded me, I left you and you freed me." He walked out the door
and slammed it behind him. She was shocked and stood there with her mouth
open but no sound came out.
She fell to the floor, hands covering her face and cried hard rocking in the fetal
position. This was the first time that she was going to be alone and without a man
in her life. Mr. Cola had filed for divorce, after it was settled and final, he thought
they would never see or hear from each other again. Eighteen years later Ms. Cola
ran into Mr. Cola at an old friend's place. It was strange, for when they were married,
he never stood up to her or corrected her when she spoke or treated someone badly.
It was the money and the cheating that had broken the already thin string they were
"Oh my goodness it is good to see you" she twitched with joy and her flung arms
around his neck. He stood there staring at her, sighed and didn't return the excitement.
"I see you lost weight, your skinnier. How's Stephanie?" He emerged from under her
arms,stretched his neck and turned his head to look for an exit.
"I have to tell you that I miss you, I haven't been with anybody else" Ms. Cola humbly
tipped her head and sat in a chair.
"I can't go back to you, I'm remarried now; but I forgive you." He played with the ring
on his hand.
"I hope you're truly happy, you deserve it" she walked out the door and wiped her teary
Absorbing Christs' love
gives us strength to discern things
disciples of him are we
His pure love is free
in his arms, us does he keep
wrapped in peace we sleep
Outstretched nailed wrists
bent head with crown, crossed nailed legs
He died but now he lives!
Christianity isn't a seasonal thing,
it's a lifetime commitment
To fit it, one doesn't have to compromise
when God's people unite, we are strong
and mighty, we have proved it before
and still are.
A good relationship is 50% give
and 50% compromise on both ends
of the candle
In times of Peril, the one set
of footprints you see, is when
he carried you
Being needy isn't a sin,
but when your need becomes
a greed, it can do you in
If God can accept us without a hesitation,
why can't we do the same for him?
We are the clay and God is our sculptor
He will always mold us, if we let him
When the mind begins to ease up and feel peace
so will your heart
Life can be like a 1,000 piece puzzle,
Overwhelming. With Jesus as your
helper, it can be easier
When I plugged my life into Jesus,
my life was restored!
God broke the mold on us all when we were made.
His love to us all he gave. For each of us are special
in our own little ways. For in his heart do we stay,
even if we leave for just one day.
He forgives us and pours on his love and graces
all we have to do is sing his praises. This is what
he said, "I gave you a heart of gold, for when I
made you, I broke the mold. Don't let your life
be full of shame, because when creating you,
to me it was never a game. I gave you a wonderful
brain. within your life you will come upon sorrow
and pain. Remember me in all you come across;
for my love for you was shown on the cross."
Hello my friends,
I want to let you you all know that I am honored and grateful that my twitter friend Haley Whitehall has decided to have me as a guest blogger. She is a very talented Published writer and a good friend. I hope you follow her as well. The post is called Poetry- A bit of Life. http://haleywhitehall.wordpress.com/2011/05/06/poetry-a-bit-of-life
(If you don't understand what a flashback is,I hope
you will now)
A flashback is the mental picture of a tragic event
in which it becomes invisible shrapnel. It cuts
across your mind at anytime, just like pushing
the rewind button on your DVD player.
Only thing is, you can't control it.
It is like a muscle spasm, you never know
when it's going to happen.
Soft as a pretzel, I squeeze your love
into me with each hug.
On the wings of love,God's has lifted
me from the hole that I kept falling
Imagining God's eyes looking upon you,
can cause peace within a glance.
Seeing your soul within your eyes,
you look at me and prove that love is
Mind is racing heart is pacing sleep enticing
but never settling
Contemplating saving, spending,
life under a dollar sign