Your Memories

Your Memories

Be careful what you do
or your memories could haunt you.
Don't listen to what they say - 
"never mind,mistakes can happen anyday".
Soon you may begin to think
one slip is not a big thing
until you're drowning
In the memories of your sins.
Then that mistake
born of ignorance
becomes your king
and decrees a life of suffering.

And you must work hard
toil and call upon the Lord
to provide you a peace offering 
that will soothe those memories
that threaten to do you in
and stick with you
when your skin is paper thin
and your bones need oiling.
So be careful that you do everything
to protect your memories
from being your jailer
that condemn and torture.

Be Yeast

Be Yeast

Be yeast
make things grow
expand and reach
all the dreams just out of reach.
Be yeast
unlimited
unrestrained
by the lifeless nature
of a dough life.
Be yeast
destined
to go everywhere
and grow whereever laid
to conquer.
Be yeast
and feast on the challenge
of beating the impossible odds.
Be yeast
and emerge
small and alert
into your mighty self
to make your mark on the earth.

Unforgiveness

Unforgiveness

Unforgiveness is a poison
it eats at the soul.
When it is finsihed with it
like acid it corrodes the spirit
it tears at your peace
and leaves its victim destitute.
It takes away your joy
and it will destroy
your choice to truly live.
It will lead you to demand
demean
disarm
until you are demented.
With it
you can only pick
the unsavoury fruit of bitterness
that drops to the ground and become
an untamed entangled web of a deathly forest.

A Word on Discouragement

Discouragement is dissatisfaction with the past, distaste for the present, and distrust of the future. It is ingratitudefor the blessings of yesterday, indifference to the opportuinities of todayand insecurity regarding strength for tomorrow. It is unawareness of the presence of beauty, unconcern for the needs of our fellowman, and unbelief in the promises of old. it is impatience with time, immaturity of thoughts, and impoliteness to God

– William A Ward

ALways You

Always You

You were always you
even when you wore other faces
not of you.
Even when you were confused
even when you were used
and abused
you were always you.
Even if you never knew
from time to time
especially because you were bruised
blacked and blued
until you lacked insight
But you
You were always within God's sight
and if you just hold on
He will gaurd the you He made
with all His might

I Found God Today

I Found God Today

I found God today
and guess what?
He had never gone away.
I had just lost my way.
Distracted by deception
feted by the thief of joy
false promises its only decoy.
But today I stopped
listened
and heard God say - 
"keep going
I am right here.
Keep striving
for by your tears and my grace
you must win this race".

Never Too Much

Never Too Much

You can never have too much Patience.
Can you?
You can never tire of love?
Will you?
You can never get sick of peace
Grow frustrated by it?
You can never be too kind.
Throw up at the thought of it?
Have too much self-control.
Can it make you sick?

You can never have
too much of the good things.
and the good things
can revive you like a living spring.