Poem: Do You Remember When?

Do you remember when We would ride our bikes Through the entire town Just to buy bubble gum? Do you remember when We would play baseball In the middle of the street Until the sun went down? Do you remember when We would play hide and seek And climb over fences and trees Until the... Continue Reading →

Haiku: Nature’s Mirror

The mirror is fake.The lake's reflection is aMore natural me. Oftentimes, we focus on the outside self as the genuine person inside. However, our true identity exists more on the inside than the outside. For this reason, I thought about the reflection of a mirror versus a lake. The mirror may be physically clearer than... Continue Reading →

Poem: Storms Bring Life

I choose Not to be afraid Of the storm Just because it roars. The rain will breathe life Into thirsty shriveled tulips. Soon the dark clouds Will run and hide From the mighty sun. And a new day Will bloom hope. © Chad Damitz, 2020

Haiku: Paradise Lost

Garden of Eden.Red crispy apple eaten.Scream, "Paradise Lost!" The Fall of Man is a sad moment in history. It brought the curse of sin to the world. The temptation from the evil serpent has caused countless suffering and depravity for generations. However, Jesus of Nazareth, the second Adam, took the sin and agony from the... Continue Reading →

Poem: No Direction To Go On The Open Road

On the open road. No direction to go. No place to be.  Just the wind in my hair. The past behind me. Oh how I want to be free!  I want to go north. See the mountains climb. Feel the cold breeze in my face. Taste glacier pure water.  Smell the evergreen trees. Oh how... Continue Reading →

Daily Devotional: Being Authentic In Prayer Glorifies God

"Therefore I will not keep silent; I will speak out in the anguish of my spirit, I will complain in the bitterness of my soul." -Job 7:11 Job was a righteous man. He loved the Lord God and served Him with integrity. He was not shy to share his deepest frustrations and pains. I believe... Continue Reading →

Haiku: Sail Away

Sail into the sea.Open your arms like a birdTo set your mind free. Sailing is such a relaxing adventure. When you can get away from the stress of life and spend the day out in the open ocean, it sets your mind free. You feel like a bird opening their wings and being able to... Continue Reading →

Haiku: Canyon

Here in the canyon.The sun still reaches the ground.Life can never hide. Canyons are marvelous. They are "echoes" of the power of God. I find that no matter how steep a canyon is, sunlight seems to find a way to reach the darkest places. Of course, sunlight is integral for life. Therefore, life can never... Continue Reading →

Haiku: Two Paths

I see here two paths.One towards a righteous living.The other towards sin. In life, we are confronted by choices. These choices influence our future ambitions, goals, and destinies. As believers in God, our desire should always be to follow the path of righteous living and resist the way of sin. © Chad Damitz, 2020.

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