Sounds of Destruction, Sounds of Resistance

Disarray, disarray,
it is tumbling society faster and faster into disarray
all with loud assertions
that it is escorting people into an ascension
higher and higher
into love
a more authentic way of living
but it is wrong

That is not what love looks like
that is not how love behaves

Usually I prefer misdirected fiery passion
over correct yet lukewarm ponds
but this time the death-dripping roar
is far too sulfuric
far too freakishly encompassing

I need to catch my breath
I need to stop the bleeding from my ears

So for now
I am stepping back
feeding myself with Beauty
strengthening myself with Truth
nourishing myself by feeding others
with affection
with attention
with humour
speaking words that fan the flames of life

And what I am doing
is just as real as that growing
devouring vortex
maybe more so
even if its bellowing
appears to drown out
the living
and sometimes faltering
patterns of my heartbeats

Ousting Dragons as Lead Characters of Your Story

Dragons can steal
but they can’t create

Dragons can destroy
but they cannot heal

Frogs may turn into Princes
but Dragons will never turn into Lambs

So don’t go looking for love from Dragons


Make friends with the One Who has the power to create
Make friends with the One Who bleeds to heal
Make friends with the One Who is all about love

He has empowered you with a kingdom
Invite Him in

Shelter the people by showering them with affection
Protect yourself by nullifying the Dragons’ lies
Beautify your landscapes by embracing Wonder
Expand your borders by braving new adventures

You cannot eradicate the Dragons
And you’re helpless to undo what they’ve done
But you can choose
And united with the True King
You can claim your rightful place
And redirect the continuation of the Story

I Choose to Create A Happy Life

I choose to create a happy life.
I choose to love my husband with an uncluttered heart.

I choose to create a happy life.
I choose to claim my blessings.

I choose to create a happy life.
Dragons have no say in my kingdom.

I choose to create a happy life.
I choose to playfully expand my horizons.

Drink Deeply

Let yourself drink deeply
draw it all in
let it flush out the toxins
clear out the pathways
refresh you
enliven you
let the myriad of colours
take up residence inside of you
and feel them springing into life
so much wonder and vitality
cascading over you
flowing through you
sparkling all around you
let yourself drink deeply
savouring every miracle-infused drop
and do this
while the time allows

Spewed Forth from The Vortex

I wouldn’t feed the Vortex
so it spat me out
and it thinks that it has pierced me
starved me
immobilized me
but really
it has only set me free

Whose Voice?

A metallic chain with an explosed link.

Whose voice will you give authority to speak into your life?
Who will you believe?
Whose voice will you allow to detail your identity?
Or assign value to your worth?

Have you chosen wisely?
Have you chosen well?
Are you blossoming like a flower?
Or withering to the ground?

Are they speaking Truth to you?
Or are they telling lies?
Are you being nourished?
Or paralyzed by poison lodged within your veins?

Whose voice will you give authority to speak into your life?
Who will you believe?
Do you need to change direction?
Do you need to be set free?

Empathic in Nature

I feel everything
with such living intensity

my defenses are minimal

all travels to my core

poignant beauty
can elevate and heal me

while the razor-sharp edges
of shards of malice and destruction
can rip me to shreds
from the inside

but even with the exhaustion
that comes with the cyclical nature of electrical storms
I would still choose to feel far too much
than to be dulled in any way
and minimize the scope
of what my heart could touch

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