Godly Expectations Released

What can I do?How can I live rightly?When will it be enough? You’ve probably asked yourself these questions before (at least once).Well, here’s a poem with the answer to how you can truly fulfill God’s expectations: There’s nothingyou can do.It will neverbe enough. Stop placing overwhelmingexpectations on yourselfto please Godand others. He never expectsanything –…

New Year, Same God

good yearbad yearglobal pandemicglobally travelingthrough it allHe remains “what if I gave it all?” this year“could I be a worthy sacrifice?” deserving of love this yeari’m leaving it all behindlast yeari learned so muchi’m readyto sit at the tablewith youi want to partake in your communion “with bread as your body” the bread of life“and…

The Moon Keeps Shinning!

As I sit hereunder the starsstarring at the moonwatching the clouds go bylistening to my best friendI can’t helpbut be intriguedby the metaphor in front of mein the brightnessof the moon It just keeps shinningno matter how darkthe clouds getor how many clouds cover itit never dims it’s light That’s the metaphor And that’s what…

Simpler Times…

wishingdreaminghopingforsimpler timesto come backwhen everythingwas so much bettercan we rewindto those timesthe memories are fadingI can’t rememberwhat it used to be likeI just wanna go backto those momentswhere no cares were hadand no pain was feltthe moments when everythingseemed perfectwhat happened to that perfectionto that bliss where did those moments gowhen did the pain get…

I See You…

Dear beautiful child, I see youYou are worthyI love youYou are perfectI am for youYou are not alone Child, you’re beautifulYou’re wonderfully madeAnd when I formed youI made no mistakesI’ve always adored youAnd nothing has changed I see youEven when you can’t Just look to meThrough my eyesYou will seeThe world and you Child, you’re…

A Flower Under Water

DrowningSuffocatingBut stillBeautiful FlourishingUnder the weightAnd pressureOf the waves In the darknessOf the unknownRemaining strongAnd steadfast Never giving upThrough all the battlesAlways fightingAnd standing tall Learning to breatheAgainUnder the crushingWaves Rising upAgain and againAttack after attackEmbracing authority Thanks for reading! I hope this inspired you to keep fighting, no matter how many battles come your way….

These Dry Bones Will Live!

His mighty hand Brought me outAnd His SpiritSit me downIn the middleOf the valley Surrounded by dry bonesHe led me outHe breathed His lifeAnd they came alive He sent His SpiritRevealed Himself as YahwehAnd won the battle These dry bonesHave come aliveBy His graceHe has risenThese dry bones Thanks for reading! -LiveFor adventure! 🙂 This…

I’ll be Everything!

So,You feel like you’re drowning, Can’t seem to surface,Without fighting it,Just try surrendering. So,Your heart is heavy, I know,Everything is dark now,But just know,I am here now. So,Keep rising up,You are surfacing,Keep making it through,You are getting closer. So,Listen to my voice,Watch me move,Unexpected things, Start to happen when,You trust me,In the mystery. Please know,I…

Just Who He Is!

LovingCompassionateGraciousTrustingCaringPerfectHopeFaithfulSinless . . . That’s just who He isThat’s why We call HimAbba Father He cameBefore usAndHe won’t Leave us Nothing we doCould stop HimFrom loving us That is justWho He is . . . We areBrokenHurtSinfulLostFaithlessAloneHopeless But He helps usBecome Like Him EntirelyWhole Thanks for reading!I hope this post reminded you that when you…

Start over…

I’m not afraidof starting overbecause I knowan amazing Godthat always forgivesand always gives unlimited second chances. I don’t fear the starting linebecause I know a perfect Godthat deserves allmy fears, failuresand future anxieties. I have joyin new daysbecause I know a joyful Godthat makes plansfor all my days before me. I’m not afraidto start againbecause…

Hello October!

So, it’s been a month since I’ve made the commitment to stay in Australia for 2 years, and I’ve already been learning so much! A few weeks ago, I read this book called “With” by Skye Jethani, and felt like it was really relevant for this new season I’m stepping into, so I decided to…

At the centre of it all…

When we keep GodAt the centreGood things happen Feeling far awayIs the resultOf imbalance The balance of lifeWill inevitably tipIf we take God off centre Life becomes a gameA balancing actOf keeping God centered It’s a confusing gameWe think it’s difficultBut it doesn’t even take much effort Life with GodAt the centreIs the simplest life…

Office Job…

Sitting hereThinkingSpinning aroundIn this chairAt this deskMy desk?WritingThese wordsOn paperTo process lifeTypingSomething randomTo look busyDoing homeworkFeelingWeird and confusedAskingSo many questionsAbout the futureGod, how did I get here?WaitingFor an answerIn the meantimeI continueTo sit hereAt this deskLearningTo be professional Thanks for reading!That poem was inspired by my current “job” here in Australia. It’s kind of a…

Cafe Saturday

Sitting hereStarring out Into the cityFrom this cafeI can’t help But thinkHow GodDid I Get here? Just a randomSaturday in winterHere in AustraliaWithSo many visionsSo many dreamsSo many plansJust chasing GodWith my lifeAnd so farHe has neverLet me downAndHere I amJust sitting hereIn His presenceIn the comfortIn the loveIn the protectionOf my Father He hasAlways…

Home…

Homeis not a placeit’s not a bedwhat is home? Homeis the peoplethe people you lovethe people you trust Home is in the heartthe feeling of nostalgiathe place of belonging Homeis individualand safetyfor the body Homeis collectiveand joyfor the heart Home is a questand a treasure huntof the heart Homeis only foundin othersand self confidence Homeis…

Living in the Unknown

AloneIn a countrySo far fromMy own With no ticketTo go homeFor two yearsThis is it Day by dayGrowingAnd ignoringWhat the doubters say Lost but not aloneSearching with GodLearning to liveIn the unknown This poem was inspired by: Thanks for reading! I hope this poem reminded you that living in the unknown is the best decision…

A message of hope for the lonely

LonelinessComes and goesButGod remains PainBecomes a triggerButGod remains HappinessFeels out of reachButGod remains BelongingSeems impossibleButGod remains Through all the loneliness, remember that God remains the same through it all. He is always there within reach inviting you into His house. He wants you to join His family more than anything because He loves you! Thanks…

“Peoplesick”

So, a few days ago, I had this revelation about home. I was feeling sad, and I couldn’t figure out why because I didn’t really feel homesick, but I couldn’t put it into words. Until I came up with the word “peoplesick”. You see, I’ve been living in a dorm with 11 other girls for…

This is how I fight my battles…

So, I’ve recently gone through a pretty testing season of life. And, I’ve learned that the only way to win battles is to fight them the right way. But, before I go into the details, here’s a poem I wrote during this past season: Dear God,I’m doneI’m giving upI can’t carry this anymoreI have nothing…

A poem about evangelism

Just tell them! One smileInstead of wordsIs enoughAnd, so simple Just tell them! One wordMore than enoughTo speakLife over someone Just tell them! One sentenceAll it takesTo explainThe good news Just tell them! One truthOf unfailing loveIs greaterThan the world Thanks for reading!I hope this poem encouraged you, & reminded you that telling others about…

You have no idea… (a poem)

Ouchthat hurtthat was triggeringthat made me feel sadBut…then againyou have no ideahow much pain I feelBecause…it’s concealedhidden awaypushed deep downout of sightout of reachno one can knowabout this paininside meBut…only one has an ideaonly God knows You have no idea And you never willeven if I explainmyselfand tell you mylife storyyou will nevertruly understandwhat I…