Vying for Control

In times of turmoil, confusion, and uncertainty,
It becomes ever so easy to turn to the mind and hit rewind;
Or, make the choice to intensify the ever-raging battle against time.
Control becomes the mental shovel used to dig deeper the hole of despair.
All the while, masquerading around with a callous belief that we do not care
But this, too, is a mental delusion reinforcing that our will is the final conclusion.

Seizing Peace

Remember me when I have fallen.
Hear me as I’m calling.

Control this space to interject your grace,
For I desire to know your face.

Allow me to finish this race
while running the perfect pace.

Unshackle me from the weight of these bones,
Comfort me into embracing the unknown.

Reflecting Change

Discover what was written before the doors close once more.
Let all those frozen memories and hollow doubts sink and fall to the floor.
For what once lived is but a vapor.
A blip in the eye of our creator.

So, do not fear those shadows that try to speak your name.
Do not entertain them by playing in their games.
Rather, carry on as ceaseless ships,
Trekking lines in the sands of your wondrous trip.

Tastes of Grace

Rejoice in thy name and in the pleasure;
Deny thyself no more from the grandeur.
Allow yourself to play peacefully in this manger.

Drink from the spring within.
Reflect and let your soul sing.
Overflow with joy from grace;
But, what must I do to cope with this place?
Should I surrender myself and seek thy face;
Shall I quickly forget and walk at my own pace?

I am nothing without the gifts you bestow.
For what you are I cannot know;
And what you give is always right,
Even if it looks differently from my sight.
Being suspect to the illusions,
I humble myself to your conclusion.

Previous Wisdom

We fit together perfectly like a lock in a key.
You are the mystery that does complete me.
Seeking your end is what I seek to attain;
Seeking your end is where I’ll remain.
This is the knowledge we guard so quietly,
As if to say that we’re not scared of our own heart;
For us to flourish we must first be nourished.
We must remain patient and steadfast in times of tumultuousness.

Overcoming Doubt

For I am weary
And, alas, I seek.
I crave to know –
No, I crave to let go.
I desire to walk stride for stride.
Please, Dear Lord, guide me in this life.
For it is not fright I fear,
But the anxiety of the unknown.
Grant me peace and rest in my inferiority;
For patience is a virtue that eludes me.
But you are the one that concludes me.

Without Fear

I am focused on you.

I think for what I want and it comes back to you.

You have rescued me

Brought me back from ignorance.

You have taken me away and bestowed me knowledge.

You have bestowed me knowledge in the form of love.

Now I can truly live.

Life beyond mere material existence,

For that is death.

Death is life without life;

And life is life without death.

For the living focused on death,

Are already dead;

But the living focused on life,

Are those that are truly alive.

Those that know true life will not taste death.

Those that know death will not be open to the taste of life.