Daily Devotional: Do Not Grow Weary In Doing Good

"Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up (Gal. 6:9)." A few months ago, my two sons and I joined a Taekwondo martial arts class. The instructor, who has a 5th degree black belt, shared his story about how... Continue Reading →

Haiku Poem: Clay In The Hands of God

You are the Potter.We are the clay you have made.A Divine image. God is the potter and we are the clay. He has shaped and formed us into the divine image. The Bible declares this truth in Genesis 1:26: "So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them;... Continue Reading →

Poem: Does The World Care What You Write?

Does anyone care what you say? Does anyone care what you write? Does it really matter anyway? If your words give God delight? So speak words that set you free So write words that calm the soul. So you can truly be "the real me." Letting God fill your cup full. © Chad Damitz, 2020

Poem: Escape From The City

In this compact, bustling city. I long to see the starry night. To escape this smoggy sight. Missing valley tulips so pretty. Instead of daily honking horns. Let's hear the bluebirds sing and fly. Instead of red lights flashing by. Let's run in green flat fields of corn. They say--A city full of dreams. A... Continue Reading →

Poem: God, Are You Hiding From Us?

God, are you hiding from us? Or are we hiding from you? People do slander and cuss. But there are good people too. Who want to be neighborly. They tell me: "God, we can't see." He conceals in the starry night Like a wild unguided kite. Of course the evil man is blind. To the... Continue Reading →

Haiku Poem: Gentle Rain

Gentle wind and rain. Tapping at my windowpane. Rhythm of nature. Nature is the best symphony out there. It composes such wonderful music. Gentle wind and rain calm the soul. This rhythm of nature is a gift from God. I am so thankful for nature's musical talent.    

Poem: Jesus Calms Our Inner Storms

Do not weep at night. Things will be alright. Please lift up your head. Get out of this bed. Wake up your dreary soul. Jesus wants to make you whole. Will you trust in Him? To cleanse you from sin. Go smell the fresh air. Say your daily prayer. God does hear your pain. No,... Continue Reading →

Haiku Poem: You In The Mirror

You in the mirror. Believe in yourself today. Because you are me. Positive self-esteem is an important component of our well-being. We are created in the image of God and therefore have infinite value. I know for a fact that the most critical person in the world of me...is me. I must remind myself daily... Continue Reading →

Haiku Poem: The Everglades

The muhly grass sways As the crocodile moves through. The frog remains still. Muhly grass is common in the everglades and is usually windy when it blooms. But the grass not only sways by the wind, but by crocodiles and alligators crawling through (only place in the world where both coexist). While the grass and... Continue Reading →

Haiku Poem: Summer Lake Fun

Lake pier in eyesight. Run. Jump. Splash. Cold. Swim. Relax. Joyful memories. Growing up, our family would take trips in the summer to Lake Monticello, Indiana. I vividly remember jumping off the lake pier into the cold water with my cousins. We would jump off the deck and see who could land on the Intertubes... Continue Reading →

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