Megan (jehoshabeath) wrote,

  • Mood:

40 and rainy

it's 40 degrees and rainy
a grey december day
i walk along the sidewalk
and hurry along the way

the oak still has its leaves
all brown and cold and still
it will not shed them, will not lose them
even in the chill

the frost, it makes them sparkle
the ice, it makes them shine
and for me who walks beneath them
they are a frame and sign

angle bricks below
a neatly woven grid
crowds and cars and strangers
and one quiet little kid

i feel the awful pressure -
a shield raised as I hide -
how have i tread so long
within this rolling tide?

a ziggurat, a temple,
a prison, and a way
my Lord has been here with me
my Help, my King and Stay

He's the one who brings the spring
when earth jumps up to life
even the cold brown oak leaves
relieved of winter strife

i wait for that green budding
the rosey blossom flower
and with the ancient prophets
i look out from the tower

Oh, God of heaven and earth
Hear me now, I pray -
Give me strength and eyes to see
the beauty in this way.
Tags: anxiety, artifacts, beauty, god with us, history, hope, life, maker of heaven and earth, path, poetry, prayer, prophecies, seasons, telegraphtent, work

  • for the joy

    Our Lord Jesus "... for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross..." Hebrews 12:2 I often remember Psalm 22. But often I only remember the…

  • Long Road

    Hydrecta - Long Road It's a long road but our Lord walked it ahead of us He, who came to be one of us He, who loved us He, who went to hell for…

  • The Heart of Our King

    The Lord Jesus calls us to look like Him! (Of course He does :) 2 Corinthians 3:18, 1 John 3:2, 1 Corinthians 13:12) In the verse where Peter tells…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 1 comment