Category Archives: journey verses

The odd and uneven years

 

 

The 40 odd years I was away

Were, I would say,

(On hindsight,

Say as I might,

They formed a part and parcel

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O Lord, this little sheep of Yours

 

O Lord, this little sheep of Yours,

Resting on Your verdant grass,

Dumb in complete wooliness,

Is dumbly, humbly in stillness waiting

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too deep

you

are

the Word

far … far

too deep

for any

word

too steep

a descent

into

what i would

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Love hymn

 

My heart is the heart of everyone

For you have taken the stone from out of us

And in its place you have carved out a soft and vulnerable heart

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Blind-walking

(learning to place my trust in you)

 

Let me close my eyes and walk ‘blind’,

Walking the floor in my own room,

From window to door and back again,

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Shepherd


 

Shepherd, Lord,

With your fingers spread out on my front

And your hand holding firm the back of my legs,

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no clouds against themselves


no clouds against themselves can hold

nor hold against the uprising sun or wind

 

dark thoughts that well up

surging wallow

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when morning light


when morning light was quietly breaking

you woke in me as i was waking

simultaneously it seemed

unlike what i’d ever dreamed

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i broke your heart

 

i broke your heart ever so often

you only looked at me and smiled

you let me off so easily

giving way like to a child

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They were laughing quietly at me

 

They were laughing quietly at me

i could still see Him smile so clearly

glancing at me, lips parted behind his beard

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