#forme

I never knew how much I loved the light until the dark awoke and tore a terror, slow, inside my heart. Not a stab of sudden fear. The pulsing throb of confidence that now the lights are off they’ll always stay that way. – And in a little while at last I knew the game […]

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Surrender

Blow, gentle wind, blow— across the burdened trees, and bend the branches low.    The fury of the sun scorched what he had won before his reign was done. And all the leaves are charred and doomed, but clinging hard to the life that left them scarred.   Fall, weary leaves, fall, so the wind […]

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Perspectives

Stay by your worries and they will become mountains, towering dark across your path— too big and terrible to cross.    But our vision becomes so easily distorted,  and the fears we see so clearly  are only scary caricatures of reality —the closest things always look the biggest.   Stay by your God,  and He […]

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Sky Diving

When God tells you to simply trust… it’s not the fear of falling through the skies with Him beside that makes you gasp. It’s feeling that your parachute is wobbly on your back. Jump, hoping against instinct flight instructors understand. Land in horrified joy, never to leap from heights again. Trust… as white mountains flash […]

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Hopes vs. Fears

Some hopes glow like bright balloons That lure you to the sky— They take you up to glorious heights Then pop, then drop, then die. And when you wake with muddy teeth And gravel in your eye, With hands and knees and elbows scraped, The pain will make you cry. Wipe those tear drops from […]

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