I long…

blackness

Daniel 2: 19-23 (NIV)
22 He reveals deep
and hidden things;
he knows what lies in darkness,
and light dwells with him.



I cannot escape it
not enough strength
to journey through
But the blackness tugs Continue reading

Streams

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Psalm 42  (NIV)
1 As the deer pants for streams of water,
so my soul pants for you, my God.

How I long
for the life-giving stream
of Your love
to envelop me again

How I need Continue reading

Sanbonani

figtree

Psalm 62
5 Yes, my soul, find rest in God;

my hope comes from him. (NIV)

trosvy – cluster fig (Afrikaans)
sanbonani – you are welcome (greeting- Zulu)

The silvery sun filters warmly, gently
through the pewter clouds above my head
Distant sounds of laughter echo in the trees
Birds chirp contentedly in the gnarled trosvy Continue reading

A Psalm

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John 16:12-15
13 But when he, the Spirit of truth, comes,
he will guide you into all the truth. (NIV)

Lord, I know that You are always with me
Day and night, Your shadow is over me
covering my being with grace and love
But I know this is not enough
I have not looked You in the eye
Continue reading