Weighed and Wanting

November 16, 2012 at 11:02 pm (Poems) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , )

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Where is the pivot?
I don’t like these “swings”
The counter balance of lots of in-betweens
The steady mast of center
Steady as she goes
Tipping slightly empty then full
The Hand of God only knows

Full of self depreciation
Counter with Love undeserving
Creaking back to self analysis
The opposing side pulls hard towards mercy

Beauty is a place mark of both
Only Spirit eyes can see
Dark and lonely need Light and Presence
The core of mystery

Hiding absurdly
Calls out to nakedly unashamed
Placed on the surface of sameness
Yet uniquely all my name

Thoughts and inner circumspection

Waves of silent intervention
Ebbs the one and then the other
Completely different, yet together

Illumination frames each side
Even what the darkness tries to hide
One can not fall at the Lights sweet call
Both know its Master

Up and down
Teeter and totter
Flesh follows the fall
While its Shaper lifts up
Both cause completion

Where is the pivot?
The place of steady unwavering
The part that pairs these positive and negative poles
Endless in its magicians magic to hold each at bay from a permanent landing it seems

Gravity in its unrelenting pull
The updraft of air that refuses to let go if its treasure
Holding aloft the gifts
Letting go the garbage

Weighed on one side
Wanting on the other
The Pedestal faithful to reveal the measure
An Unseen Hand calls out the heavy, making “light” of it all

Yoked in the in-between
Burdens begin to build muscles of trust
Joy flies from one side to the other
Love builds the callous of beauty
Hard it may seem but anchored to the rub

Friction sharpens its contrast
Dismay and despair trade on devotion and prayer
Can’t have one without the other
Held in the Hand of the souls Lover

Weighed without wanting
Wanting without weighing
The illusion of comfort cries out
The realism of needing both wins the shout

The Right Hand of Righteousness
Died on the cross beams
And the Balance became both
Weighed and wanting finds its Home
The Home, the Pivot, the Mast of Redeemed

November ~ 2012

Grace and peace in Yeshua the Messiah ❤

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Separation Undone!

September 27, 2012 at 1:07 am (Poems) (, , , , , , , , )

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Inspired by Psalm 107

What but the Lord of me
Could come and rebuild this frame I see
Lo better and more sturdy if not full up of His beauty
Better than when in ruin I fell?

Such a view – sweeping
Of a window in a Presence keeping
Vastly granite mountains teeming
Over a valley beaming

LIGHT refracted a’sparkle off all
Everywhere a vision can fall
Dew dancing upon the blades
Singing up a Restore’ers praise!

Wild creatures pulsating peace
Come! Partake! This royal feast!
All bounty a day can give!
Water unending, nourishment sending
A soul into the Heart of its rest

See the cascades of Joy
Oft and yonder the Kings employ
Swooping down in enchanting dives
To all that death and dying strives

LIFE! The infinite key
Of all thats noteworthy left of me
Held upon a hole-scarred hand
With Love in reverse timeless sand

All flowing back to The Master plan
Always the end was the means!
Held here in this precious end
So onward can the song now send
Me ever into a shining Son
Remade upon His victory won!

All that is separate undone!

September 2012
L.V.

Grace and peace in Yeshua the Messiah ❤

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