De Colores – A Tanka Poem
Life in black and white.
Weeds grow in Eden’s Garden.
God’s compassion . . . Jesus Christ.
Garden blooms, living color!
by Martha L Shaw Copyright July 27, 2012
Soul Kisses From My Savior
You introduced me to my heart
The day that I accepted yours.
I know now that true and lasting joy
Was never before mine
Until that day I looked into your eyes
And found my very soul
Was looking back at me
In the pure love and grace
I saw reflected there.
You touched my hand
And led me to the place
That I’d been seeking all my life
Without ever knowing what I’d missed.
Suddenly, this secret of our love
Is one that I can no longer keep
And so I freely share it
Every chance I get.
A most amazing consequence
Is now so clear to me.
For every time I blow a kiss
You blow back two of yours!
by Martha L Shaw Copyright 2012, 2919
A palm branch welcome
A donkey ride, “hosanna!!”
enroute to the tree
By Martha L Shaw ©-2015
Mom, dressed for her first date with Dad!
When someone so close to us and whom we love so much is near the end, we feel their pain as they age and we would do whatever we could to see the Mom (or other loved one) as we remember them . . . even one more time. This week marks another anniversary of her passing. She felt no pain in passing while asleep and just didn’t awaken this side of heaven. She died holding hands with Jesus with a big smile on her face, just like my Grampy did. If your morning quiet place seems to have a larger angel choir, that’s Mom. No matter how many things she could no longer do toward the end, she was always singing and I am sure she still is! Likely, the angels in your life are singing with her!
The last thing she and I said to each other was to smile and say “I love you!” it was a sunny spring afternoon and the birds were singing!