Daily Post Prompt: Purple – The Royal Color

Christ’s blood seeped from the puncture wounds the thorns produced around his head. His blood ran freely from the scourging that tore apart his back and torso. It gushed from his side slashed open by the soldier’s spear. His bright red blood mingled with death’s morbid, black shroud that afternoon on Calvary’s infamous hill. ButContinue reading “Daily Post Prompt: Purple – The Royal Color”

Poems of Passion Week – Day 8 – ‘In Me’

  Are you buried deep in sorrow Over past and hurtful wounds? Has the weight of your own failures Left you feeling failure-doomed? Has the peril of the systems Of the economic sphere Left you beaten down and overwhelmed And buried under fear? Has the rampant spread of sickness, Diagnosis of sure death, Left youContinue reading “Poems of Passion Week – Day 8 – ‘In Me’”

Poems of Passion Week – Day 7 – ‘The Price is Paid’

  How deep and dark the grave in which they laid the Lord. And naught to give Him hope except the Father’s Word. But ’twas enough, for God had said, “When day three comes, You’ll rise with life anew and come again to Home.” Throughout the vigil, silence reigned and men did mourn. And inContinue reading “Poems of Passion Week – Day 7 – ‘The Price is Paid’”

Poems of Passion Week – Day 1

  Well, I started off okay with NaPoWriMo, but as the days progressed, I haven’t kept up my end of the challenge. I don’t think I need to make that one of my goals this year. However, I do have a similar goal, though shorter. I am setting myself the task, during Passion Week, ofContinue reading “Poems of Passion Week – Day 1”

No Other Name

Jesus the Christ: “… There is no other name under heaven that has been given among men, by which we must be saved.” (Acts 3:12). There is no other “religion” on the face of the earth — no other religious leader — no other dogma — no other doctrine — no other system of beliefContinue reading “No Other Name”

Blessed Invasion

Most of my life I have been enthralled with the theme of Elizabeth Barrett’s poems that speak to Robert of how his love saved her from death.   Being a poet myself, I decided one day that I would like to re-affirm that theme in a piece of my own creation. The sonnet is not myContinue reading “Blessed Invasion”