Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercy and God of comfort. May I share in Christ’s suffering so to… Read more “Prayer of thanksgiving for Christ’s comfort based on 2 Corinthians 1:3-7”
You have promised: “I will write my law on their hearts” Removing stone etchings And writing on flesh Indelible script Does not come without suffering The promise… Read more “The Artist’s Tattoo”
In faith and hope I rejoice in You O God my Father. While I may suffer various trials for a short time in faith–a gift more precious… Read more “Prayer of rejoicing through suffering for Christ based on 1 Peter 1:6-7”
For the Kingdom, the Power, and the Glory are Yours, forever and ever. Amen
Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart.
my heart wrenched with treasure feeling the pain blurs my focus attentive to suffering combats any reclamation moribund darkness within shades possible joy my heart knows the… Read more “a suffering heart based on meditation xvii”
If I am to consider it all joy There is an assumption of reclamation What volume of suffering in joy Constitutes that which is redemptive? I am… Read more “Redemptive”
So many doubts Not of You But within me Unworthy and unlovable Why do You? Love what’s unreturned Why did You? Accept the suffering Demonstrating Your love… Read more “Metanoia”