Soul Food

August 20, 2014

My mind can only know so much.

It is only when my soul is fed

that my life is forever changed.

by Martha L Shaw 8-20-14

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DISCOVERED JOY

August 17, 2014

Sometimes . . .

You have to listen really closely

To hear the music in the silence.

But, once you hear it,

Your heart will never forget its song.

By Martha L Shaw © 8-17-2014

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Trust In Him

August 15, 2014

\darkness

I look out my window

Yet see nothing.

Darkness has consumed . . .

but, wait!

Have things really changed?

Is the grass no longer green?

. . . the trees no longer tall?

Will the sun I cannot see

Truly never shine again?

My soul,

Though wrestling fear’s attempt to overtake

Is opting instead for some needed rest.

Day has gone

And night indeed has fallen.

Morning’s sun will

Like my spirit rise

And I restored,

Once again will follow

and reflect the Light!

By Martha L Shaw © 8-18-2013


Grace and Destruction

August 12, 2014

There is a stirring within me.

Like a tornado,

There is destruction in its path.

Ah, but the wreckage

Cannot be seen

Nor is it likely to be missed.

How can this be?

The mistakes of yesterday,

And misleading voices of today

Are in its course!

The still small voice

In all its gentle strength?

It will live on

And waits for me

To turn my gaze,

To incline my ear,

And to listen not to the wind

But to the voice of love.

By Martha L Shaw © 8-26-2013

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Rejoice!

July 25, 2014

sunshine

The blazing sun brightens my day.

Warnings of unseen clouds bringing storms

do not dampen the sunflower’s smile or my own.

by Martha L Shaw – © 7-25-2014


Surrender

July 23, 2014

gate

What is that glow

which lies beyond the gate?

Two steps away,

it beckons.

Dare I enter?

by Martha L Shaw – © 7-23-2014


Refreshment

July 22, 2014

God speaks to me 2

Fire-like glow

reflected on puddles in the yard

a break in the clouds

by Martha L Shaw – © 7-22-2014


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