free verse

what are words?

what are words?
are they only sounds
spoken and erased
with time and space
no, they are echoes
they chase

they are knives
they are swords
they are bullets
they are fists

what are words?
they are art
they are choices
they are life or death
healing or hurt

they are hugs after a hard day
they are dawn breaking dark
they are the shooting star
the innocence of a child
the hope inside of you
God’s love so wild

what are my words?
whatever they be
may they be Yours only
my Savior, my King

cleanse this heart
to speak 
to love
to heal
to believe

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Praise

Praise
Comes alive
Deep inside of me
Pulling me
Deeper
Into a realization 
Of who You are
The Artist of creation
The melody of life
My rhythm & rhyme
Is empty
Without You
My greatest dreams
Are all loss
Without You
My deepest longings
Are found
In You
No words
Can explain
Who You are to me
No way to show my love
Without 
Complete 
Surrender
Walking beside You
Living by Your Word
Led by Your Spirit
But I’m so frail
And human
Desperately
Needing You
More

Every hour
Every day
Come be my light
And saving grace
I want
To bring You
Praise

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Handwriting Tag

My blogger friend, Squid, nominated me for the “Handwriting Tag.” Since blogging generally consists of lots of typing,  it was fun to grab a piece of paper and hand write my answers to the questions:

  1. My name
  2. My blog’s name
  3. My favorite word and its definition
  4. Something nice
  5. The name of my favorite song right now
  6. What I was writing with
  7. A fun fact about myself
  8. To write and/or draw my favorite emoticon
  9. A silly message
  10. Who I’m tagging

Thank you, Squid for this nomination! 🙂

Handwriting Tag

Nominated Blogs (I look forward to hearing your answers, if you’d like to join along!) 🙂

Moments of the Heart
Agulha no Palheiro
In Sun or Rain

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Cherished

I love you more than words can say
You’ve touched my heart in so many ways
Each day you’re learning something new
And so often I find I learn from you
How to trust
How to love

How to make others smile
And though I only hold your hand for a while
I hold you in my heart forever
Cherishing these times together
Each day is a gift that God keeps on giving
Bringing a deeper meaning for living

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