Tonight, I Pray

I wrote this poem as a response to what God showed me during one devotion time. In most of my prayers, I address God as Father. It’s my favorite address of Him,

Your choice – To be close or distant?

Show me your ways, O LORD, teach me your paths; guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Savior, and my hope is in you all day long (Ps 25:4-5).

The Christian Run

But he still kept the run.
People around called him insane,
Still, he was determined to see the end—
The end of an awesome journey.

Too Costly To Trifle With

By Debra Ayis, Nigeria My heart whispers to my soul My mind sings its thoughts My soul, mind, and spirit Battle within me. My spirit yearns for food and nourishment Once strong but now weakened My flesh sings a song of victory Over another battle won But the war of righteousness Wages deep within my […]


“Self-worth: that’s a key word for you!” This rebuke from my friend followed one of my regular self-deprecating remarks—words that are usually intended to be humorous, but over the years some friends have come to know me well enough to discern when I really do see myself in that particular negative light. On this occasion, […]