Category Archives: Jesus

smoke and mirrors

Written for a poetry prompt ‘smoke and mirrors’… “Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth.” – 2 Timothy 2:15 … Continue reading

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the great rescue

So this elfchen poem is a prayer answered. It’s a complete about face. And it’s made possible by the ultimate ‘rescue’. When Jesus willingly went to the cross, he became Rescuer to us all. He visited the depths of hell … Continue reading

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forlorn no more

Just an ‘elfchen’ challenge. Isn’t it great news that we don’t have to be/stay forlorn if we have the Lord Jesus Christ in our hearts and our lives? Though I usually read the NIV, sometimes I just need the KJV … Continue reading

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garden of my soul

I’m not quite as messy as this poem suggests…most days anyway. Thankfully Jesus died because he knew I’d be messy, inside. Romans 5:8 comforts us – “But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: while we were still … Continue reading

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evasive sleep

Can you tell I haven’t been sleeping well lately? With autoimmune it’s kinda like a box of chocolates. Go to bed exhausted and ya still never know what you’re gonna get. Thankfully, this too shall pass. The Bible has much … Continue reading

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shades

This poem does not reflect on my mood or my thoughts, even though I found it on an old page of notes. Most of us face sorrow, eventually. Some more than seems fair. And there IS consolation for everyone! The … Continue reading

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shimmers of light

I think most people would say they’re trying to cope with something. It might be physical or emotional pain or any number of situations involving family or relationships. But take heart…HOPE rhymes with cope! Jesus said, “I have told you … Continue reading

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