Too Easily Pleased

Following God is not a moral, Goody-goody exercise, A regimen of self-serving compliance, Seeking the right combination of good deeds, Abstinence and perfectly phrased prayers In order to ‘secure’ God’s blessing. No. It is the journey of a lifetime. It is finding what our hearts are continually longing for. It is stepping into satisfaction, Walking […]

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Broad strokes

Specificity is expensive.Risky evenClearly stating what you are going afterAnd taking a leap of faith to plunge into itPuts you on the spot,For you and everyone else to seeJust how you’re actually doing.And so, in defence,Its tempting to call yourself a generalistSomeone who paints with broad strokesHappy with whatever you getShowing up whenever you can.Though […]

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Your big break

Some people get one. Most people don’t. But, if you’re reading this, it means that you’ve received more than one, perhaps a countless number of, … Your big break

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To the creative

Originally posted on chimzyatheart:
Whether it be in wordsin song,in the kitchen,on stage,in stadiumsIn whatever talent you’ve been givenThis is my prayer,That your eyes will ever gaze on the beauty of theLordThat your heart will ever be in a posture readyto receive His inspirationThat the works of your hands willfor Him and by Him be…

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Dwelling

One quiet whisper of bad newsRings several decibels louderThan a hundred stories of hope.It is far, far easier to dwell on what we lackThan cherish what we have,To stay up at night, recalling offensesThan taking a moment to say ‘I love you’.Disappointment will never be in short supplyYet there is also vast beauty we overlook […]

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