March 13, 2013

From the Ashes

Confessions of a Bleeding Heart

Death stalks the night and hungers to ensnare,

But Faith’s small voice reminds us to beware.

The steady hand of Love serves to declare,

“He will not give us more than we can bear.

Hope rises from the ashes of despair;

It fills our hearts and permeates the air.

Beneath the surface, lungs cry out for air;

A battle wages as my thoughts ensnare.

It’s easier to give into despair,

When every instinct urges to beware,

And every second offers more to bear.

The darkness dawns – a war cry to declare.

“The Son will rise once more,” my God declares.

“The winds will shift; again you’ll drink clean air.

Your fears and pain will be My cross to bear;

No longer must you live this life ensnared.

Do tell this enemy of ours, ‘Beware,’

For he shall be the one who will despair.”

Oh, to live a life free…

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