MEMORIES

MEMORIES Tucked away in a place that is very sad           Are memories of you… How I held you and sang to you, How we played and learned, How you loved the Lord and wanted to serve him… Your creativity, Your kindness, Your dreams. The dreams I had for you are … Continue reading MEMORIES

THE CROWN OF GLORY

The crown of glory that will never fade Waits for me in my heavenly home. Sometimes I stretch - as if to reach for it - To feel His rich love Even more closely than now. What a wonderful place heaven must be! What a wonder it will be to see Jesus And to know … Continue reading THE CROWN OF GLORY

SERENITY

You have pushed me and pulled me, Tossed me and torn me.... I'm not taking it anymore! Oh self that cannot love me, I'm closing tight the door-- For I've found love, mercy,           And grace,                    sweet grace,                              Glorious Grace!! You are the accuser in me who never would give way. I need … Continue reading SERENITY

I WANT TO SEE YOU

Our family lost an aunt and a cousin this week.  Life is fragile and we never know if we will see tomorrow.  I want to see Aunt Helen, Cousin Steven, my precious mom, and my dad again.  It is a comfort to know that I will see those who trust in the Lord in a … Continue reading I WANT TO SEE YOU

SEASONS

Children of fall Float to the ground. Squealing with delight, Light upon the damp surface-- Are whisked away-- Skittering across the pavement... Chattering to one another as they go. Colorful imps Delighting my eyes. Winter snow dances to the pavement, Softens the world, Lies in tufts... Cushions for feet. Hides the flaws of living, Washes … Continue reading SEASONS

Children of Fall

Children of fall Float to the ground. Squealing with delight, Light upon the damp surface. Are whisked away Skittering across the pavement, Chattering to one another as they go. Colorful imps Delighting my eyes. (c) 2019 Sharon L. Shoemaker.  All Rights Reserved. Image by Sven Lachmann from Pixabay