Posts Tagged ‘Quietime’

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“Oh, the joys of those who do not follow the advice of the wicked, or stand around with sinners, or join in with mockers. But they delight in the law of the Lord, meditating on it day and night.” (Psalm 2:1-2 NLT) 

SKY PILOT

Your voice alights, remembered, sings.

Your Words; Love’s labor.

Not the mocking tenor of the time.

Not the wicked void of Godless quests;

Diverging paths, divested of purpose.

Today my heart in harmony delights in Yours.

In perfect rhythm with Your soul it soars

with Spirit and with truth

above the clamorous calls of earth

to hear the voice of God.

© Ross Cochrane 12-1-17

Matthew 17:1-5 TRANSFIGURATION – Poem

© by Ross Cochrane

I need this startled interruption from morning’s stupor, 
Shining, splendid, stark, splashed colours of the dawn, now
Drawing me and calling my wandering heart to prayer, 
Yet somehow 
While there, 
I hear the voices of my past call me to come 
And to re-live the darkness of their exploits, plum
Their depths once again,
And not tread heights that Jesus would allow my heart to climb. 
Am I to disavow my destiny for such a stain? 
Claim half-answers that come 
From trying to enshrine more noble moments of my life? 
A voice calls with bell-like clarity riding on the cloud
And I, prostrate, listen to it cut the air, two edged knife
At once I let my hardened heart be ploughed
bow the shredded sorrows of my strife
And in His radiant presence find new life.