Poem: God Of Refuge

When shadows darken the soul And hope hides behind the horizon I run to the God of peace And my worries cease. When winter fails to bring spring. And dreams are lost at sea I cry out to the God of mercy My parched lips no longer thirsty. When flowers dry out in the heat... Continue Reading →

Haiku: Sea of Faces

A sea of faces.Aspiring to be someoneIn the big city. Big cities are places of opportunity. Many people go there in order to fulfill their greatest dreams and aspirations. In the sea of faces, in the busyness of it all, they are trying to be someone. The world has a desire to show their talents... Continue Reading →

Haiku: Hope For Immortality

Past, Present, Future.Flashes before mortal eyes.Like the morning dew. Humans are mortal beings. In this life, we will all have to face death. But our mortality can lead to immortality when we trust in God. According to Scripture, when we put our trust and faith in God, He will grant us eternal life. This is... Continue Reading →

Haiku: Christian Marriage

When we said, "I do."The Lord united us bothAs husband and wife. Christian marriage is a sacred commitment between a husband and wife. It is the foundation for a healthy family unit. Biblical marriage symbolizes an even greater commitment that will last for eternity: The union of Christ and the Church.

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 →

Poem: Storms Bring Life

I choose Not to be afraid Of the storm Just because it roars. The rain will breathe life Into 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 →

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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