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thoughts, reflections & musings


The burden bearer
 / is my solace
 / comforter
 / helper
 / guide
 / the rock on which I stand
 / in whom I can confide

I am That Blind Man: One Woman’s Story [Part III]

I loved and enjoyed both my grandparents. / Grandpa was quite an eccentric, small wiry man, with a fierce intellect and curiosity.

Crystal Clear

crystal clear aqua blue / in all its shades and hues / spray of the crashing wave, / the ocean, the beach, / the distant sea… / such a de…

And God sings

and time stops / just for this moment / the world freezes / wind is stilled / silence reigns

little boy climbing

little boy climbing high in a tree / little boy smiling down at me / “I’ve got a secret!” / he said, said he / little boy sitting high in a…

Looking into the depths

looking into the depths / of the water / reflections rippling / in the sun / I stare, mesmerized / recalling times / long since gone

Be at Peace

can you hear it? / the whisper of peace / the hush of silence / be at peace.

into the candle flame

I look / into the candle / flame and see / such peace / such joy / serenity / and clarity

I am that Blind Man: One Woman’s Story (Par…

One day I watched as dad chopped off the head of a lovely white chook, which then ran around the yard, headless, in protest. That was the …

You’re Always There With Me

You’re always there with me / Reach out your hand when I am down / You lift me in your arms / Carry me when I can’t walk

behind the scenes

behind the scenes / the unseen / the hidden / the unknown

A New Day Dawns

Breathtaking / Spellbinding / Majestic Glory / Such is the beginning of the new day

Squares and Stairs

Squares and stairs / angles and bears / Whenever I walk down the street / I’m ever so careful who I meet

choose life!

grieving / back to the known / familiar / morning ritual / cup of tea

big storm is coming!

crop shimmers and shakes / a storm is brewing

At end of day…

twilight comes / daylight fades / slowly / creeping / across the landscape / in an ever flowing / unfolding wave

You Are Worthy

You are worthy / Oh my child / You are loved

I wish it could last

but blink and / you miss it / pause and / its past

Peace be still

Peace be still and know that I am God…..

And the track keeps going on…………

regret… / turn back? / but no… / I can’t / like to a magnet / I am drawn

The Beauty of Creation

The beauty of Creation / reflected in the Master’s hand / call Him Mother Nature / He doesn’t mind, / He understands

out of darkness

darkness…. / there was nothing / but darkness / nothing…. / but silence

The Love of God Shone Down

The love of God shone down / Everywhere around / Shepherds stood in awe
Jesus Eyes by Jan Stead JEMproductions

mocked and ridiculed

mocked and ridiculed / taunted and teased / draped in purple / a crown of thorns / pierced his skin

This is me ~ who am I?

This is me / This is who I am ~ / and who I am to become / But who am I to become? / I do not know

The Ghosts of Gilderoy

The ghosts of Gilderoy come galloping by / with swift and deadly moves / horses mounted and guns slung over / their saddles they ride strai…

Eerie Afternoon

fierce winds / roar / dust descends / until the eerie / afternoon / ends

Urban Oasis

amidst the urban / insanity / rushing, working / deadlines and such

We live again

new day / new dawn / new life / given

Through the gate I go

I hear a shout / a whip cracking call / “Get on with it / and build this bloody wall! / Stop loafing around / you’re on the king’s time / …

what can I say?

So now, through these dark times / I pray that you will find / Glimmers of hope, / Slivers of joy / And a peace beyond human minds

Heads lifted heavenward

Heads lifted heavenward / shouting his name / trumpeting his glory / in flames of love it came

Shall We Meet?

petals purple / petals sweet / petals soft / shall we meet? / ’neath the boughs / at end of day / as twilight beckons / and sunlight …

‘The Bridge’

it disappears / into the distance, / a vanishing end / never seen / as though it never was / never will be / has been / or is it to somewh…

Mystical Green

Mythical, / magical, / mystical green / shrouded in mist

Jesus’ Fingerprints

Jesus fingerprints remain / Etched in every cup he gave / Blood he shed / Debt wiped clean / His finger print still stays with me / His fin…

angels’ wings

the spirit / fills / spills over / around and within / as the symphony sings

rain drops

raindrop laden / it drips silently… / precious moisture / for the thirsty soil

Peter Pan a.k.a. Grandpa

Children from all over Murwillumbah were drawn like the mice by the pied piper to Grandpa’s treasure trove of a workshop…

mother and son ~ on the doorstep

Standing / looking / forlorn and alone / watching as the car / his family / his childhood / drove off into the darkening streetscape

One in a million

I’m only one of the millions / worth little / or nothing / not even a cog / in the wheel / of the world / as it turns

Such Love Beyond My Understanding

Sometimes / Jesus overwhelms me / Sometimes / God takes my breath away…

As night steals away

As night steals away / and dawn slowly creeps

alone, afraid, crying in the night

Alone / Afraid / Crying in the night / Or is it early morn / Not long before dawn / Can’t see / Can’t tell / Don’t care

a firmer hold

you couldn’t / leave a thumbprint / at the scene of a crime / for police to find / you

I am that Blind Man too…One Woman’s S…

In the beginning there was a baby and the baby was with God…Earliest memories of my childhood are of joyous carefree days of sunshine…

From our weakness to your strength

From our weakness to your strength / From our despair to your hope


Grandma. I think, / I type the word and I see her, / I feel her now. / she was feeling – love. / Grandma equalled love.


Look / look into the eyes of Jesus / the dying Christ / as he hangs on the cross / Have you ever looked into those eyes / those loving / co…

old and rusty

old and rusty / cobweb gathering / it stands / wrung round with wire / old and tired / barbed and worn / by the years passed by

I am that Blind Man: One Woman’s Story (Par…

From then on things became a blur of confusion. Even more than before. Everything and everyone moved ever faster. And I was just carried …
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