Be Exalted

Although I have done no wrong, Trouble continues to pursue me. It prepares itself for my demise; Seeks to cast me into a pit, Deep and dark, From which there is no escape.   Surrounded, I try to hide away And elude The afflictions and Enemy That seek to bring me down.   At timesContinue reading “Be Exalted”

If Not This, Then What?

What can I claim And hold secure Against the rushing Torrent of life?   Not money, Able to gain only that Which crumbles and slips Through one’s fingers.   Not ability or skill, Though notable today; In time and space, Insignificant and fleeting.   Not family or friends, With love and support, Cannot guarantee evenContinue reading “If Not This, Then What?”

Letting Go

A man wandered too close to the edge of a cliff and slipped over the edge. Fortunately, he was able to grab a tree growing out of the rock, saving him from a fall to certain death. Unfortunately, it was all he could do to hang on, and it was only a matter of timeContinue reading “Letting Go”

Trust in God

Several years after college, I began to consider moving from an established career as an electrical engineer to an uncharted one as a family physician. Although I wrestled with the decision-making process, living with my choice and trusting God was far more challenging. While my immediate concern was the result, over time, I became moreContinue reading “Trust in God”