Category Archives: Poetry
Happy Ascension Day! Hail the day that sees him rise, Alleluia! to his throne beyond the skies. Alleluia! Christ, the Lamb for sinners given, Alleluia! enters now the highest heaven. Alleluia! There for him high triumph waits; Alleluia! lift your … Continue reading
Lift high the triumph song today! From Olivet to Calvary; We tread again that ancient way Our Saviour rode in majesty. Let now the loud hosannas ring! The Prince of Peace is passing by; The Lord of Life, our Saviour … Continue reading
Prince of Peace, control my will; Bid the struggling heart be still; Bid my fears and doubtings cease, Hush my spirit into peace. Thou hast bought me with Thy blood, Opened wide the gate to God; Peace I ask, but … Continue reading
Father of Jesus Christ, my Lord, My Savior and my Head; I trust in Thee, whose powerful Word Hath raised Him from the dead. In hope, against all human hope, Self desperate, I believe; Thy quickening Word shall raise me … Continue reading
Year’s End by Ted Kooser Now the seasons are closing their files on each of us, the heavy drawers full of certificates rolling back into the tree trunks, a few old papers flocking away. Someone we loved has fallen from … Continue reading
A beautiful praise poem written by a dear friend of my daughter and I, Madeline Young.
Long years ago o’er Bethlehem’s hills Was seen a wondrous thing; As shepherds watched the sleeping flocks They heard the angels sing. The anthem rolled among the clouds When earth was hushed and still; Its notes proclaimed sweet peace on … Continue reading