Sometimes we tend to look into the lives of others, and think how the grass seems so much greener. Your grass is growing, and you do get to enjoy it; but it’s a bit patchy. You feel like your season is almost over, so you start to wonder; when will it be your season for change? The grass may look greener, but just remember this; first look for a sign. It just might tell you, Stay… where you are. The grass on the other side, didn’t become green overnight. Just like a well manicured grass, your heart is being meticulously cared for; it’s all in the details!
This tale is not about sweat equity, so don’t sweat it. If you sow the right seeds, and love the season you’re in; your heart will surely flourish. It’s about time, seed, harvest. When love is the fertilizer, your heart will enjoy showers of blessings. Let it rain down, lift your heart to the sky; give thanks. The grass may be greener, but you didn’t see; when weeds overwhelmed. What it took to get it looking so lush; a hope in, and how much faith was applied!
• Stay off the grass, if you can’t appreciate; the place where you’re at!
• Stay off the grass, if you’re unsure; if where you’re at; is not where you need to be?
• Stay off the grass, if you’re still guessing and spelling? If the sign is just for show, not a show; what results from true grit!
So, stay off the grass; if you haven’t yet learned, how to stay the course. Shortcuts are convenient, but it’s not the path. There’s a path, that leads to greener pastures; all that’s required, a choice. To not trample on someone else’s dream, trying to get to a brighter tomorrow. While waiting for your season to change, be not anxious; God sees where you’re at. Take hold of His love, let Him take hold of your heart. Be content, follow the path set before you. It’s the little things in the choices you make, that demonstrates your character. If you’re happy and you know it, do all… of the above. In everything, truly make it a labor of love. And Stay Off the Grass, if the sign; is in plain sight!
“Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they?” Matthew 6:25-26 NIV
Forever, a heart firmly rooted; a love deeply grounded. A love that pierces, deep into the fabric of my soul. A heart strengthened, rooted within a deeper understanding. Love is the journey, the depth unimaginable. The destination, a heart heading to the edge of forevermore. My heart is the tree, Your love is my roots!
A heart growing so much taller, not through a stature; but a love that takes a heart higher. While the soul learns how, to go so much deeper. A love that tugs on the heartstrings, shakes loose the lifeless limbs. Showing a heart the how to; flourish, in a greener tomorrow. My heart is the tree, Your love is my roots!
The length, the breadth, the height. Deep within, the place where the love grows. A heart needing not to just survive, a soul knowing how to thrive. Planted in the deepest, the uttermost parts; of a firm foundation. Day after day, I have a love; shining on my soul. A heart standing strong, standing tall, standing true; standing on a promise; forever. The love that makes my heart come alive, that makes my soul; beautiful. My heart is the tree, Your love is my roots!
Seasons change, sometimes the skies are gray; but every day the sun shines on… The poetry within, the endearing love I breathe; water for my soul. Lush poet-tree, tethered by; rooted forever in. May seem like a sappy love, but it’s been endless growth; and the roots are deep. The leaves are falling, but the glory is rising; within the love, in the Poet-tree. A fruitful love, ripening; from the inside. My delight, it’s on the inside; a poetic love. The tree of Life, The Forever tree; growing, within a faithful heart. My heart is the Tree, Your love my Forever; the roots of, my Poetry!
Does what you see on the outside, through the lens of your own heart; enough to figure me out? Are my actions distinct, noticeable? Or only notable, through telltale signs? May my heart truly paint the picture, tell a true love story. May it be more than just a noted tale, but the sign; of a heart forever changed? Perhaps like others, you feel the need to put my heart in a box; then label it… fragile, too easy to break. So many have tried to figure me out, analyze my heart. Yes, to know me requires a bit more Action, on your part. The human brain is complex, and I am a very complexed individual. A man made, not a made man; by anyone else’s standards. I try to not let my heart, be just another G.I. (Good Individual). Just another Joe, just another action figure; with a plastic smile. We sometimes have to fight wars, but I never rely on my own strength; to win each battle!
Here‘s the fun side, and you all know this; “everybody likes Kung fu fighting.” Well, when I say everybody; I mean me, myself, and I do. Bruce… Lee… was… the… best, always… lots… of… action; the kicks were fast as lightning. Even though there was a pause… between the words, and the lips moving; the Action was on point, ha. How about that Buzz Lightyear, always going… beyond; a true action figure. That’s right, I’m an Action guy. Okay, I admit, at times; there’s drama being played… out in my house. Yeah, I’m not ashamed to say; I’ve watched my share of the proverbial; “chick flick.” But the strangest thing, at times I’ve had to turn away; “whenever something got in my eye.” As a man, it’s not always easy; to understand the true mysteries of the heart. But that will never stop this man of Action, from trying to get to the heart; of what truly matters. I am not on a quest, to find a lost relic. This is about a chase after, that which is truly forever. To discover, I have to Ask, have to Seek; Knock… down every vain imagination. To discover the truth, about who I truly am? What I have found, a treasure. A precious love, near and dear to my heart!
Sometimes, the O.C.D wants to jump in, with one intention. To mix it up, with the more responsible side of my heart. Leaving the heart desperate, trying to figure out; is it Me, Myself, or I… don’t know? One thing my heart does know, the culprit; however unlikely the suspect, must be the cause… Sherlock. They say Actions, sometimes speak louder than words; but please don’t get it twisted. Seeing what you think you see, that will still never be enough; to figure out this peculiar soul. A man trying to love absolute. So riddle me this; “what therefore is absolute? If the love within, is not based on the absolute truth?” I tell you, if the absolute truth is not part of each Action; then the act itself, therefore becomes meaningless. So let me be absolutely clear, so my words are not lost in the translation; from heart to mouth. This day, and every single day thereafter. I freely give love, and try to do so; wholeheartedly.
All my life, I’ve tried to be good. Held my tongue, so God’s love could hold my heart… close. Go figure, this once silent river. Has been chosen, a heart called… into Action; for such a time as this. My heart has seen a lot, but some things; my heart can no longer ignore. Others can question my Actions, have an issue wIth my faulty heart; but no one will be able, to judge my soul. Buy my silence, steal my voice. My words will never be a beat down, just a how to… build up. I may not be able to leap tall buildings, but my faith; can ever be bound. By a two-sided label, or put into a cute little box. Action, is not just about being a hero; but how to be a true Action Figure. With a heart made to be authentic, not molded by an ever changing standard. Solidified, within a plastic facade!
Flying high, soaring forever; beyond limitations. Up up and away… with all the lies that confines, a heart was meant to move freely. High octane, super unleaded; fuels your soul, with untainted hope. Let your heart glide, peacefully upon every breath of a sustainable love. To not attain, means not knowing how to dream; that your heart can truly attain… flight. Even if it flies in the face… of opposition, dream big. Air time, hang time; your time. You don’t need an airline, to be a frequent flyer. Chart a course, but following a path. Don’t just say something, do something… outside of your comfort zone!
Bring along a copilot, or your most trusted wingman. If you’re scared to fly alone, take the journey together. Dream big dreams, don’t let anyone clip your hope. Cling to peace, be the navigator of your own destiny. You don’t have to be clever, to know how to soar above every endeavor. Don’t go in a circular motion. Where you start, should never be where your dream ends. Aim for the stars, go above and beyond; even your own expectations. Freedom, what a soul finds. Hold tight to your hope, that you will see a brighter tomorrow. Let love be the twinkle within your heart. Let love be the freedom, that forever hovers over your soul.
Embrace the journey, let love take your heart higher. Embrace a love bigger than the sun, the moon, the stars. Journey into the third heaven, lose your every breath… at forever. To love deeply, truly gives a heart wings. So a soul can soar, fly higher and higher. Oh Love, to what heights; do You truly want to take my heart? Love let every gaze, take every breath. At the sheer beauty, the awe and wonder. Seeing the true length and breadth. So how, how can my soul, not fly; beyond my tomorrow? Love, I’m not scared; my heart is not a slave to fear. To live free, die hard; from falling so heavily… in love. It all comes down to choices, my soul was given a choice. Your love is what my heart chose, to be my forever!
When you look around, to you it might seem; the dark overwhelms. You might not see it, but there’s power flowing. If you have faith, all you have to do; believe. An overwhelming light, is in the darkness. You might see nothing happening, but I see a move. You might think that everything is at a standstill, just listen for a whisper. There’s a move happening, an atmospheric shift; seen through a new perspective. You might think, that good is losing the war. Don’t worry about the wars, or even the rumors of war. It’s about the battle, and to whom it belongs? See into the night, but try to see beyond the darkness. How a heart learns not to fear, and how to be embraced; by the light!
Every war waged, See Victory. Every battle fought, the light shines brighter; within. So therefore I will never back down, in my resolve to tell you; don’t you ever give up. My heart knows the truth, giants still fall; a giant can be slain. I Am, says; We Are, more than conquerors. Even when the night, seems the darkest. Through the heart of a warrior, see victory. I know how the story ends, the darkness; is defeated. What is meant for evil, gets turned… for good. I See it, not with eyes; but with a heart not blinded, by these darkened times. Miracles still happen, mountains do move. Strongholds are being loosed, hearts; are being shifted. Whoo, I see the move; the love is being felt. So, let me ask you my friends; what do you see… in thedark? Do you see, what; I See?
Faithful, within my forever. My heart has been held, within Your loving embrace. Everything, what Your love is to my heart. Most days, I’m truly lost; but it’s for words. Just to express, what; Your love means to my soul. You‘ve never failed, day after day; to love upon my heart. From the moment I wake, to the moment I lay my head; Your love is so faithful. So, so good for my soul; what Your love has always been. A song, written forever on my heart. With every breath, with every exhale; my soul sings… another verse. Without ceasing, without ever missing a beat. My heart will be forever moved, by the rhythm of Your love!
Endless love, Always and Forever. In the Here and Now, it’s The Greatest Love of All. Every breath of Your love, will be the song; that echoes forever, within my heart and soul. Sweet, sweet lullabies, the love resting quietly upon my heart. In the quietness, how Your love moves my soul. Whenever I felt alone, there You were. Whenever my heart felt lost, at drift within my own silent river; there You were. The ocean, that brought with it; such a tidal wave of emotion. Gently taking my heart out to see, the true beauty of Your love. The lighthouse, to cast away every shadow… of doubt; that I am not so so loved!
I came into the world with nothing, but in You; I have everything. A heart reborn by Your love, now I am everything; Your love frees my heart to be. Even in the darkest moments, Your love is so close… to my heart. A heart trying to be led, not just by the light; but the fire… within. Through the fire, how a soul gets consumed. Through a consuming love, how a heart truly lives, breathe. Your goodness, runs after my soul. Your love, forever chasing after my heart. Some days, I don’t deserve it. Most days, life is the distraction. Trying to capture my attention, but failing; to galvanize my gaze. Every day Your love, still so so faithful!
So, until my life is laid down. My heart is devoted, to be forever Yours. May my forever truly be, true undistracted devotion. My everything; to You, and You alone. For all my life, Your love has been So So Good. With every breath that I am able, my heart will proclaim Your goodness. All I am, all I will ever need; Your love is. You are my tomorrow, and Your love is my forever. I have tasted a lot, this world has to offer. Some things, have left a bad taste in my heart. But Your love has been so good, for my heart and soul. Everything I am, is because Your love is always; So So Good… to me!