CONSCIENCE

Every time I stole a coin or cheat my neighbor, I find myself crying, sometimes sobbing Every time I inflict pain on a fellow, I leave on me a greater measure Not because the ones I hurt stab me back, But because of a man always around, ever since I can remember, who would break my […]

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SHOULD I TELL OR NOT?

Washed in his blood and forgiven all absolutes, Here I stand saved and sanctified, Sticks and stones the enemy hurls at me Yet I forge on in this pilgrim’s journey Perfection is the goal, crown of glory the prize, The future seems bleak, my faith yet rises Hope birthed in me like a ray of […]

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WHERE HAS MY TIME GONE?

I woke up this morning with a lot of time in my hands I promised to read the scrolls, talk to my maker and feed my soul But for a second I switched on the T.V In the evening I was left wondering… Where has my time gone?  On Monday I planned to read my […]

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GOD HAS NO RELIGION

I went to God’s house and left my shoes at the gate but the gatekeeper asked me to put them on. He smiled when I whispered “Our religion says not to wear shoes in God’s house” We woke up in the morning and I watched God very closely: Expecting him to do what I do […]

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IN TIMES OF ABUNDANCE

My father told me not to forget… That in times of abundance, scarcity may be leaning against the pillar In the days of love… hate could be lurking around the corner A friend’s smiling teeth may soon turn into an enemy’s devouring fang. In the days of pleasure he taught me not to forget… That pain is around […]

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IF I HAVE NO LORD

If I have no Lord, I’ll disobey the laws of the land and shoot the sheriff if he dares I’ll promise the lady and later abandon her with her child If I have no Lord, I’ll do all that is convenient for me and spit in the faces of others So long it does not […]

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