Freezing me inside with all the what-ifs,
Might-have-beens, and should-haves.
The icy wind of regret would knock me off my feet
If I did not firmly grasp Your hand, Father God, offering
The warmth of Your love, mercy, and forgiveness.
Today I feel like sunshine
Though it’s cold and wet and gray.
Inside my soul I feel fine
Though the storms of life hold sway.
It is odd but I can stand fast
Feeling rest and grace and peace
Never minding as I sail past
Other ships and harbors’ ease.
For the way of strength in Jesus
Is to know that I am weak
To acknowledge in my stresses
That His wisdom helps me seek
Past the folly of man’s goodness
Into truth and faith and love
And to stand upon God’s promise
With His new life from above.
Today I know just who I am
Though I sometimes forget
I am a child held in His hand
And should not grasp regret.
Repenting, I receive new life—
Confess, release, advance
Through Christ whose awesome sacrifice
Gives me a second chance.
I have two books published now and I would be honored if you would consider adding me to your bookshelf. I have always written from the heart (as I'm sure you can tell if you've read my stuff here on the website). My hope is that either or both of these books will minister to you and open your heart to the working of God's Holy Spirit through the power of Jesus Christ.
I have republished a 2nd edition of Reflections In A Clouded Mirror, which is also available at Amazon as a paperback.
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