BASKET IN SEASON

FREE VERSE

Pretty white basket

Empty in the stillness of Winter

I am doing a new thing now that it is Spring

Filled with high grass and dainty flowers

Summer flies by and Fall leaves wither

Pretty white basket

Winter wilderness endures in canvas of white.

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SUN AND SNOW

FREE VERSE

A Snow and Sun Promise

The sky won’t always be gray,

The sun will melt the snow then rain shall come,

Struggles will end with peace,

Sorrow will flow into joy,

With hope standing firm.

There is rest for the weary

The light of Christ to show the way,

And grace to crush each trial.

For behold

Unconditional love dries up all tears.

May these thoughts caress anyone who feels imprisoned in their mind or detained physically.

“By His stripes,” we are healed.

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THE SANCTUARY WITHIN

“The Lord gives strength to his people; the Lord blesses his people with peace.”

–Psalm 29:11

I shall climb the mountain of the Lord.

Close my eyes and my cares in His hands!

Entering this alluring safe place

The sanctuary of peace

In the shelter of His love.

May the Good Lord fortify your peace in this coming new week.

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SACRIFICE OF LOVE

Today let us honor all veterans who served with their lives for love of the United States of America.

FREE VERSE

Fall in love, stay in love

It will decide getting out of bed in the morning,

How you spend evenings and weekends

What you know and do, what breaks your heart

what brings you joy and gratitude.

Fall in love, stay in love

Everything depends on it.

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LOVE SO WORTHY

“And think not that you can direct the course of Love, for love if it finds you worthy, directs your course.”

–Kahlil Gibran

Love is worthy when it exudes generosity

Love which has chemistry is made by decisions

Love that is committed is fueled with passion

but

If love is infatuation, there will be no fidelity

I vote for love so worthy, Amen!

Painting by Ivan Guaderrama