walk with me

and from the mountain top Jesus saw them, his disciples— toiling in rowing, the ship in the midst of the sea and as they struggled, braced against the wind, oars pressed to unfriendly waters he walked to them over wave through gale unhurried unharried “be of good cheer” he said, “be not afraid, it’s me.”*… Read more »

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every day

every day ask how can I grow? what can i give? show me how to love enter into the heart of prayer prepare yourself for doors opening everywhere joni overton-jung

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the surrender will be silent

the lion will lie down with the lamb* all that gnaws stalks preys consumes will give up the surrender will be silent no fanfare: it is the moment when ~self-aware~ we come to ourselves uncompromised unravaged pristine a holy city— light inside and out an undisputable joy about us joni overton-jung *Isaiah 11

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you know who you are

just be still now i will lead you out of this abyss “all the wicked endeavours of suppositional demons”* can never change the clean that you are the pulsing precious irrepressible purity of you the darkness cannot find you pristine witness clothed with the sun** warrior of undaunted light the world moves but it cannot… Read more »

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say not

say not i am a child* perched on precipice raw, bare, unfinished caught between wondering spotted open mouthed clinging to the air say rather i am a child child of wonder child of light no unfinished urgency no reckoning to reclaim just magnitude of heaven’s hands etched, sung in specific song joni overton-jung *Jeremiah 1

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