Fear and Courage

All healthy men fear. If we did not fear, we’d conclude that something was mentally wrong with us, and yet the same can be said when fear takes a gripping hold over our life. So fear is a balance between maintaining healthy fear while not falling into the grip of unhealthy fear. I believe forContinue reading “Fear and Courage”

Poetry – Relapse into Panic

Knives They dive deep into my gut Rolling around like sickness Devastating blow to my body I fall to the ground Can’t get up Floods of tingling waves Too deep to Explain Stabbing, fear, hurt, sickness They are all I feel Those I trust They hurt so much Adonai, What escape do I have fromContinue reading “Poetry – Relapse into Panic”

Poetry/Psalm/Prayer: Recurring Tide

High Tide Bright Light Washes like glowing Ice Breaking through the constancy of life. Try to hide No use in lies Finding Truth Only revealed by light Winter’s snow covers Deep insulting scars Leaving man to wonder Left painfully under cover. Hope, Hope in the invisible Hope in the impossible Hope in the improbable. CanContinue reading “Poetry/Psalm/Prayer: Recurring Tide”

Poetry: The Birth of Dawn

Seek Heal Relief All so Ill Adonai We need Your fill Hashem May it be Your will. Music to my ears Beneath the wings cascading feel We’ve become so unreeled Wildfire haze, clear sky reveal. Sunrise, Mid-day Look up, children let’s play! Orange glow no more Midnight no longer in day! Dance, the dawn breaks!Continue reading “Poetry: The Birth of Dawn”

Poetry: The Night Abyss

Tired Long Last What am I doing? Where have I come from? And where have I gone? Dim night Horizon. Drawn up behind a cloak Too broke to loathe Too…too..I can’t evoke. Be me Fall to your knees What do you feel? Night sky Distant cry Or unreeled? Be me for a day Be meContinue reading “Poetry: The Night Abyss”

Poetry – Knowing His Voice

“…His sheep follow Him because they know His voice.” ~ John 10: 4 ~ I hear you in the quiet; Like the sun bursting forth at dawn You blanket the earth with Your radiant glory Lord. Strange beasts flank me on all sides, Their whispers to surrender are like clanging symbols to my ears; YourContinue reading “Poetry – Knowing His Voice”

Poetry/ Prayer/ Short Story: Great Love of Mine

Don’t you know? Can you not perceive? Are you so unwise? Do you lack such insight? Do you not look into my eyes to see? Do you open your ears to hear? My Great Love for you! My Great Love for you! ~ My Lord, Adonai I have refused to hear I have refused toContinue reading “Poetry/ Prayer/ Short Story: Great Love of Mine”