Pressing On!!!

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Another year is soon to pass us by,
this has been a year of trial and tribulation, yet my faith didn’t die.

I’m preparing even now for all things becoming new,
It’s all a process and that’s why I had to go through what I went through.

I’m ready,
I haven’t walked perfectly, but in regard to God’s word I’ve walked steady.

Step by step, out of darkness, and into that place of purpose and destiny,
and even when it’s hard for me to see,
I stand, knowing that what God said will be, “will be”.

So, as I prepare to close this chapter of twenty fifteen and begin writing this new chapter of twenty sixteen,
I give less attention to my distractions and more attention to those things which are only spiritually discerned and seen,
I mean, I’m;

Pessing On!!!

No resolution,
no restitution,
just fruitful solutions.

No selfish motives or ambitions,
just desperately seeking God’s perfect will to come to fruition.

I’m going deeper,
with sights on a place where the gates are pearl, the streets are gold, so I won’t settle for less, that which is cheaper.

I started this journey a long time ago,
the struggle is real, but now more than ever, I know, that I know, that I know.

My God is The Truth, He’s Realer than Real,
He gives me power over Satin himself, who is here for nothing else but to destroy, to kill and to steal.

Despite the enemy’s attacks,
I wont, I can’t go back.

Forward movement is a must,
and all things working together for my good, is in what I trust.

So Satin, I rebuke you in Jesus name, be gone,
for the Spirit of The Lord is within me and I’m,

Pressing On!!!

Peace, Deep Down On The Inside!!!

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This peace in which I obtain comes not from man, not from any situation, not from any circumstance,
not from song and not from dance.

This peace can’t be sold, this peace can’t be bought,
see this peace was manifested only after the face of my Lord and Savoir was diligently sought.

This peace is here and it’s here to stay,
it’s deep down on the inside so it cant just get up and fly away.

The enemy has tried to take my peace away though,
using his deceptive lies that didnt make it past go.

See, these are not even my battles so I don’t have to fight,
but rather keep my faith and focus on the one and only True Light.

His name is Jesus Christ and from me He has taken away my fear, arrogance and pride,
then He replaced it all with that great;

Peace, Down On The Inside!!!

Philippians 3:13-14/Perpetual Press!!!

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Philippians 3:13-14

13) Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before.
14) I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.

Perpetual Press!!!

Pressing toward the mark despite the failures of yesturday,
Knowing, that I am in God’s Hands being shaped and molded as a potter does his clay.

I am the Lord’s, and the Lord is mine,
when I miss the mark, even when I fall out of line.

For we, within and of ourselves can never apprehended,
but we can always cry out to our Heavenly Father in our weakness, and that “ALL SUFFICIENT GRACE”, He will surely send.

Only in the Blood of The Lamb “Jesus Christ” is our future guaranteed to shine brightly, and therein lies our hope,
so when the enemy whispers the devastating words in your ear (Your Defeated)  loudly say, NOPE.

Then cry out to our Lord, and say “YES”,
to this;

Perpetual Press!!!

Thanksgiving Day 2015!!!

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I thank You my Lord for allowing me to see yet another Thanksgiving Day,
I thank You my Lord for bringing me to this point where I’m doing less of my own and more your way,
I thank You my Lord for your grace and mercy which covers me even when Your perfect “will” I don’t obey.

I thank You for the roof over my head,
I thank You for a nice warm bed,
I thank You for my faith being fully alive, not dead.

I thank You my Lord for the good times and my tribulations too,
I thank You my Lord for your faithfulness being ever so true,
I thank You my Lord for the power of Your Holy Spirit guiding and leading me through.

I thank You for all the wonderful people who unconditionally loves me,
I thank You for setting me free,
so that I too can love unconditionally.

I thank You my Lord for washing me and making me clean,
I thank You my Lord for “ALL” that You have done and for “ALL” that’s still unseen,
I thank You my Lord for this;

Thanksgiving Day 2015!!!

Peeling Back The Layers!!!

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There are many layers of this sinful flesh of mine,
peeling each layer back so that God’s glory can brightly shine.

This, by no means is a easy task,
but very necessary to reveal self to self by removing the mask.

I thought that I was almost there,
now I see that I don’t know what, don’t know when, don’t know where.

Though I do know who,
my Lord, my Savior; it’s Jesus that will continue that good work in which He has begun to do.

See, I have thought of myself higher than I ought,
and my faithful Lord and savoir has brought me to nought.

I give thanks to my Lord for me being in this place,
the peeling back of these layers is just preperation so that I may finish my race.

I came to the Lord just as I was, and He accepted me; but He loves me waaay too much to leave me that way,
this walk is not always clear, not always easy, not always fun; but from this walk I will not stray, I will not run.

So I ask for your prayers,
as I continue;

Peeling Back The Layers!!!

But God!!!

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Temptation has come time and time again to overtake me,
It’s dark, and at times lonely in the midst of the valley.

This is where the “voice” of God is rarely heard,
where one’s vision is often blured.

This is where we must stand on what we “already” know,
with understanding that on the other side of this, God’ glory is sure to show.

The spirit indeed is stong, but the flesh is ever so weak,
temptation is coming and it’s power from on high that I diligently seek.

Then I turn and look to the side,
and temptation has jumped in to hitch a ride.

It’s in these situations that our Lord has promised to make a way out,
so I’ll stand strong in Him, I won’t slumber, I won’t complain and I won’t pout.

But rather give praise and honor to my Lord in any and every situation,
even temptation.

Then sit back and watch how He divinely intervene,
and in ways that I never could have seen.

When it’s all said and done,
and the battle has been won!

Those who has witnessed this valley, wilderness experience will look and say;

But God!!!

Midlife!!!

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   I’m “44” yrs old and I’ve been doing some serious soul searching lately. Searching the depth of my being from as far back as I can remember up until today, “Sunday Sep. 27th”
   I’m in a place where I wouldn’t have particularly chosen for myself at this point in my life. I’m truly out of my comfort zone, but I know ultimately that I’m in a good place despite the discomforts.
   I have heard the saying: We must lose in order to win, and at “44” I have a better understanding of this statement than ever before. See, over the last decade I have lost more and more things, and most importantly, more and more of me; my will, my way, my prideful thiughts, as well as some people.
   As I sit here empty and isolated, I shout at the top of my voice: “THANK YOU JESUS”, because I have finally reached this place where He can do within me whatever it is that He need to do…

Midlife!!!

I am out of His way,
it’s only His voice that I’m seeking to obey.

For it is He who has kept me, it is He that has brought me through,
and from this point forward it is He that I will stick to like glue.

Casting away all division, confusion and strife,
It’s official, I’ve reached,

Midlife!!!

Shifted has been my paradigm,
I’m dancing to a new rhythm, a new wryme.

If I never get back all the things that I had,
I promise I won’t be mad.

If it’s not God’s will for me, I count it but dung,
it’s true, those things caused me to sing but it wasn’t a righteous song that I sung.

I’m not where I would like to be,
but I’m no longer deceived, I mean, I can clearly see,
mind, body, soul and spirit…I’m free.

Yes, things have been carved away from me, and it seem as though it was done with a butcher’s knife,
all for my good and God’s glory, and I realized this now at this place called,

Midlife!!!

Let It Flow, Let It Flow, Let It Flow!!!

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John 7:38 (K.J.V)

He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water.

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Let It Flow, Let It Flow, Let It Flow!!!

Father with Your living water flowing out of my belly, there is nothing that I can’t do, nowhere that I can’t go,
I have abundance of righteous seed to sow,
and understanding how to sow these seeds in a way that others can be fed and in Your truth they may grow.

My Lord it is You whom I believe on with all my heart,
this belief is rooted deeply so it will not depart,
when I didn’t have a clue, it was this living water that showed me how, when and where to start.

I tried to do it on my own,
but was left ineffective, unproductive, empty and alone,
then I brought my empty self and laid prostrate before your Throne.

Empty was my cup,
and Father, with Your living water I was totally filled up,
now, it’s daily that I sup.

I know,
You still sit on high my Lord,
though,
I am glad that You look low.

You saw an ol’ dead filthy me, then You told me to hold on to You and don’t let go,
You washed me in that living water which gave me a purposeful glow,
now I say: through me Father,

Let It Flow, Let It Flow, Let It Flow!!!

Father, It’s You That I Look Too!!!

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Even in the darkness of the night my eyes are stayed on Thee,
I look to You my Lord, knowing that what You said will be, “will be”.

I am Yours, and You are mine,
so it doesn’t matter to me how dark it may seem, for You are The Light of the world and in You there is always a bright shine.

So despite the peril, deception, spiritual wickedness in high places,
I shall move forrh, not fearing the wicked ones actions, or the look upon their faces.

Your word is faithful, Your word is true,
I know that You wil continue to bring me thru,
as long as

Father, It’s You That I Look Too!!!