23 June 2011

Dream big

Murchison Falls, Uganda - we dream of returning to Africa
To dream big dreams
and live them
instead of casting them aside
as foolish
or unattainable
this is walking with the Lord

To learn to silence
voices that hinder
voices that crush
voices that press in hard
voices that speak "can't"
this too is walking with the Lord

To breathe deep
dive deep
search out the deep
deep places
in a heart crafted
ever molded
by His hand
to know His heart
is deeper still
yes, walking with the Lord

To stand brave
in the rain of His revelation
knowing
I am nothing
apart
and everything
in Him
every other dream
becomes brightly possible
in His light
and every other dream
fades and is humbled
next to the dream
of true abiding
walking with, beside
and in my Lord.

Dwell in Me, and I will dwell in you. [Live in Me, and I will live in you.] Just as no branch can bear fruit of itself without abiding in (being vitally united to) the vine, neither can you bear fruit unless you abide in Me.  John 15:4 Amplified



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Jamming with Bonnie as she asks us to write about God sized dreams

4 comments:

Linda said...

That's wonderful! I need to go read it again and take it all in. You've blessed me today! Thank you!

Linda

Lisa notes... said...

Such beautiful and powerful words! I'm still learning to silence those negative voices in my head so I can better hear His words in my heart.

Glynn said...

Walkign with the lord always equates to Big dreams. Good poem, Karin.

Caroline said...

You already captivated me in those first few lines. Thank you for sharing these words!

(Catching up from last week's Faith Jam!)

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