A Soldier Remembers
That bitter night in Valley Forge stands above my other memories.
‘Twas winter, and the snowy winds whistled through the trees.
Gathered ‘round a dying fire, soldiers shivered from the night chill.
Few were sleeping; others keeping solemn vigil stood still.... more »
I Tried It All Until...
Lost.... more »
I wish I wasn't.
Yes, you heard me right.... more »
Not A Word
He was falsely accused
While Barabbas was excused.
He bore sin’s awful heavy shame.
Upon Himself, he took me blame.... more »
I write simply
yet in code.
My story you have... more »
Quick! A Poem! !
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The Unseen Battle
You may hear the yelling; you may criticize the actions.
You may see the temper rising and recoil at the reactions.
But deep inside my frame, you don’t know what’s going on.
You don’t see the battle waging between my flesh and the Son.... more »
Such simple words, yes. But, oh, how they bless!
They tenderly soften hearts hardened by life.
Strange how, though small, they are welcomed by all,
Bringing smiles to faces and an end to strife.... more »
What Is Truth?
“Crucify Him! Crucify Him! ” sounds the shout.
The mob grows louder as Pilate comes out.
The bound Man is led into the judgment hall
To be interrogated and condemned before all.... more »
Without The Other
The dazzling brightness of the morning sun;
The frightening darkness of gloomy midnight.
The inviting warmth of a cackling bonfire;... more »
Your Strongest Weapon
Punch! Smack! Kick! Slap!
It's amazing what the tongue can do.
Slicing, stabbing, degrading, hating,
Oh, yes! Words can hurt you!... more »