Hidden Jewels

On Rock  He teaches  Us to build With human hands  We go to work   Believing  Our self-righteous works Our Rock  Must build. And so  He sends us forth In waters deep Storms now come Our human rock  To shipwreck Break    On foreign shores. We sift our debris  Eyes laid low Yearning now  Our... Continue Reading →

Unwrap Her Here

Death you know All you ever thought you were All you ever dreamed All you ever loved.   But, My child  This death  Is death  To flesh alone.   In slumber  Has he but laid you there. You, my Lazarus  Wrapped in sacred linen there.   Yes all  That he has purposed  To steal, kill,... Continue Reading →

Call Your Walls Salvation

A pantoum of Scriptures    I am your light and your salvation  I am the glory in your midst  Call your walls Salvation Your gates Praise.   I am the glory in your midst Swing wide you heavenly gates Your gates Praise Let the King of Glory come in.   Swing wide you heavenly gates... Continue Reading →

Hidden Unveiling

A poem by Anna Louise Smit   A leper Unclean Shunned In shame.   My sin Exposed The sores and wounds Fester, hidden within.   My hardening heart All pain denies I see the law before me And call myself unclean.   And so I turn Away Bereft And lone.   Walking Numbed My head... Continue Reading →

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