In the midst of the firemay your hands stay firmly entwined in mineyour robe of affection covering my bleeding heart On this road to redemptionmay I not get lost in the high of the momentforgetting that you are my home and my delight In this sea of war and victorymay my heart not be hardened,panel… Continue reading Ada’s Prayer
Author: Favour Emma
In Heaven And On Earth
A poetic expression of the stages of grief. #TheThreeMinutesBlog
This is for the moments that formed into seasons, the days of grief that spilled into months This is for the days when you forgetthat darkness holds no water in your souland the deep end will not swallow you whole When your heart hangs by a threadAnd agony stands ten-feet tall, whisper: In this sea… Continue reading Nameless
Man Like Charles.
Now that I sit with courage and battle the war in my heart, it terrifies me that I have to write about you in this way but I know that this is what I must do, as a final hug, as my own Chinese lantern, till we meet again. It's been a month since you… Continue reading Man Like Charles.
We all get to a point where our feet beg us to stop running, our hearts pound loudly against our chest, stretched from exhaustion. What happens then? Do you push your flayed arms and buckled knees, willing them to keep going despite how they bleed? Wouldn’t life be better if we just learned to rest?… Continue reading Back Bone
You see this fire in your hands?It was made to light the pathof redemptionand bring the lost sheepback home This song that flows from your lungs,the worlds you create with pen and paper,every brush stroke that kisses the canvas,Each curve, bend, pause, and playpoints man back to Abba This gift in your handsis a tale… Continue reading Ignite.
‘Tis The Season
There are so many people hurting this Christmas. Some have to mark the anniversary of a loved one who passed or, lay one to rest. There are those who are with family and friends yet feel so alone. This year, I knew what it was like to face darkness, the tremors, sleepless nights, empty days… Continue reading ‘Tis The Season
Although the darkness lingers And air is the anchor for your feet Although the hamster's wheel loops And dawn seems an eternity away Remember that Abba cradles you tenderly, Guides your steps carefully, Lacing your path with peace And adorning your journey with victory . So, when your heart feels numb And the sorrows of… Continue reading Showing Up
This was where he laid,His body cold with sweatAs his lungs fought for air This was where she laid,Her blood mixed with agony As she begged to stay alive This was where he laid,Pleading to return to his mother's womband be hidden from this vile world This was where they laid,Their death beds Now a… Continue reading There.
I don't know who needs to hear this but, breathe. Everything will be okay. Many times in the past weeks, I caught myself clenching my jaw, my forehead mapped with worry lines as my shoulders tensed with fear. I would go to bed in the early hours of the morning, after burning both sides of… Continue reading Moment