Lions Rise…..In China

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I see his face.  Bold One.  To youth. Here.  In China. And though words I do not understand. His eyes….Awake… Shine Light…. Like few I have ever seen. And words….though only spoken… ROAR!  With Holy Fire! …..And I am broken. Missing full revival fire that used to burn inside of me. And how I have coddled […]

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God……In China.

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I sit in church…..in China. Young girl interpreting beside me. And there are no stories.  No introductions to conversations of man…. That corrupt this Holy Place. And before beginning.  One sat down beside us.  Hands folded.  Head bowed. Mouth slowly mumbling prayers. And I wonder what petitions are about. Another in front of me with child. […]

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The Unseen

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Back from China.  Here is a writing from day 1 in China. We have seen the children.  Here.  In an orphanage. …..God’s people. Disabled.  Deformed.  Blind. The Forgotten Ones…. Cleft lips.  Babies left.  Ants crawling on…..as they find…..infant left on the ground. Hands tied.  To chairs….Potty chairs.  Or beds.  Or bottles. Babies rocking.  Back and forth.  […]

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Following….The Only One That Matters

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Hours.  Leaving.  Far away from…..the world I once put on a pedestal. And I see… God has been preparing me…. For this season.  This day. Long ago. Begging…“Lord, let me be……used by you.” And with weeping.  Pleading. Thinking all hope of being used….. Had already passed. Here I am.  Waiting.  To fly……to China. Holding out…..barren hands….like […]

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Forsaken?

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Word hungry…..before leaving.    Surrender.   Time on my knees….The only way to strength. And I hold out this day….in palms of hope. Offering it as a sacrifice…. That He would take it. Make it. Not mine….but His own. Lists growing long. China. Tomorrow. Schedules.  Packing. Gathering for families. And yet. In deep tides.  Rests tranquility…..still. Sustained […]

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