Poetry

Burning Questions

There were two burning questions on Jesus’ mind concerning those who followed Him. The first was uttered on the Road to Caesarea Philippi: ‘Who do you say I am?’ The second came not long after, on a day when many… Read More ›

Awakening

Sometimes we need a reality check.   Sometimes we fall for our own propaganda.  Sometimes we just need to sit at the feet of Jesus long enough, still enough, to cease striving to live up to our own warped image of ourself.   Sometimes, no… Read More ›

Watch This Space

“Foolishness” mumbled the soldier Casting lots for the rabbi’s garment “An utter waste of a good man’s life”   “Serves him right” spat the Pharisee Nodding to himself self righteously Stroking his beard with smug delight   “It cannot be!”… Read More ›

Silent Encounter

What can I say about that infamous night? How weary we were As we followed Him to the garden He prayed, we slept, He woke us, again we slept While we dreamed, He wept Then came torches, voices, soldiers, Armour… Read More ›

When Jesus Wept

When Jesus wept at Bethany What sorrow did His heart conceive? Was it unbelief in all its masks That caused His overflowing grief? That human eyes that day conveyed While human tongues unknown betrayed?   When Jesus wept at Bethany Did He weep… Read More ›

Unwashed Feet

      “Come right on in” said the usher at the door You’re so welcome today, please find a seat” Failing to notice as the crowd pressed in The stranger she welcomed had unwashed feet   The stranger sat… Read More ›

Tuned In

You know, it makes me scratch my head every time I realize God, who created the mountains, the oceans, the heavens and all forms of life, chooses humanity for company. It makes me stop and wonder when I remember that… Read More ›

The Word

Fellow blogger and  Christ-disciple, David Bolton  at Christ Centred Christianity recently asked me to contribute to his The Word in 3D Project with a prophetic poem based on John 1:14.  The Word in 3D regularly brings together three Christian writers… Read More ›