That which once streamed freely from the mountains,

Crashing endlessly over pebbles and rocks,

Catching a glimmer of sunlight,

Feeling the warmth as it winds through nooks and crannies,

Until it reaches its final destination,

In time, temperatures fall below zero,

Single digit chill is in the air and water turns to ice,

The human heart can do that too,

The complex organ which pumps life into us,

Can sometimes become hardened like crushed, sparkling, shards of frost,

Instead of life giving, it becomes absent of it,

When a heart turns from the One who created it,

It begins the downward spiral to death,

Careening, stumbling, plummeting to the depths of despair and helplessness,

Still a touch of light remains,

A single glint that may now only flicker but will not go out,

A dim yet brilliant glow which pierces through the gloom,

Even though we descend into the blindness of iniquity,

that beacon will not go out unless we let it,

Turn your heart back to the light,

Look to it for guidance and salvation,

He is the light of the world,

He has already rescued you,

Go to Him with repentance,

Receive the gift He has already paid for,

Feel the warmth again.



As I reach the end of my years, I find I have a lot of good information stored up in this old decrepit mind of mine. If I don't write it all down, it may vanish and no one will have the advantage of my thoughts. This is why this blog exists. I love the Lord, Jesus with all my heart and soul. I know I'm undeserving of all He's done for me, but I also know that His love is beyond my comprehension. I've always wanted to write. I never kept diaries, but tucked my thoughts in my head for future reference. I use them now in creating stories, plays, poetry and my blog. I continue to learn every day. I believe the compilation of our time spent with God will have huge affect on the way we live. I know I'm a sinner and I need a Savior. I have One through Jesus, Christ. My book, "Stages - a memoir," is about the seven stages of life from the perspective of a woman. It addresses all the things girls and women go through in life as they travel it with Jesus, and it is available on
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  1. K.L. Hale says:

    “Turn your heart and feel the warmth”….this is all so beautiful, Kathy. Thank you for sharing your light, as always. Love and hugs.

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  3. Pure Glory says:

    Wonderful poem with deep truths. It is so easy to get a cold frozen heart. Running to God in repentance. His love and acceptance and fire melts the cold heart! Thank you!

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  4. oneta hayes says:

    “nor will He quench the still smouldering wick,” Matthew 12:20 Amen and Amen.

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  5. Amen! Kathy, your words fill my own heart with joy of God’s light never dimming. God’s peace to you and Paul. Paul’s painting reminds us that both a frozen waterfall and heart can return to life.

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