Category: Poems & Songs

  • Communion

    Lord, search me through and through See the sin i hide from me and You And make it clean; cleanse my heart. Clean this house, the smaller idols and the bigger ones. Medicine bites, wound cleaning stings With hesitation, fearfully i request that You remove the splinters of sin from this heart You first made…

  • Untitled Poem (Glorious Unfair Trade-Off)

    I found this in a box… and thought I’d post it. I wrote it just after going through Numbers and Leviticus sometime last spring and being astounded by the holiness of God. Holiness Crucified for unholiness the blood of God running down a cross the master died for all of us sinful enough that we…

  • Reflections on the Holocaust

    Not for the weak of stomach. Exit while you can. Written on a sheet of notebook paper and transcribed. I’m sitting outside of chapel, They’re doing praise and worship inside, and I can’t go in. Not yet. We just watched a holocaust video. For the first time, I cried over it. The inhumanity. This must…

  • Jesus, Savior, Pilot Me

    Jesus, Savior, pilot me Through the winds and raging sea My heart’s compass circles round Looking for where love is found.

  • Walking Fast to Get to Nowhere

    This is original; I didn’t get it from anyone else. The words and ideas are mine alone… so far. 🙂 I met a stranger here today I did not know his name; We smiled politely at each other He nodded, and I waved. And as we passed we cordially inquired how the other fared. We…