In the Winter of the Soul

"He who lives in hope dances without a fiddle."UnknownIn the winter of the soulReach from your cold room toward a windowReach toward a cracked doorReach forward, reach outside that roomTo a warm and sun-filled place beyond yourselfIn the winter of the soulReach—pull—climb out of the dark placesStretch to the light—to help—to hopeLook out, look up... Continue Reading →

The Wings of the Wind

Dear God, Oh God,How dare I to write to you, You who walked on water? I read this morning in the book of Daniel how you walked in the fire with Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego. I read them in Psalms how you walk on the wings of the wind.You said in Job that you have... Continue Reading →

Light

 Count on it—God intrudes in glorious and myriad ways.Joni Eareckson TadaLightby Elece HollisYou are the light outside my window Streaming in through cobwebbed panesBringing truth to free me fromAll my dusty shameYou are the light streaming in,Pure from heaven,Pulsing its wayEven into the murky and hopelessPlaces of my soul.I have tried to make my own light,But... Continue Reading →

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