Giving God the Time of Day

Giving God the Time of Day

Today, I am thrilled to announce that my first devotion has been published! ChristianDevotions.us is not only an organization dedicated to sharing God’s Word with the world, but they also pride themselves in helping new writers build a resume. I’m so glad that I was led to submit to them and that they were gracious enough to give me this opportunity.

Here’s the link if you’d like to give it a read.

Click here to visit Christian Devotions

To God be the glory for this stepping stone in my writing journey!

-LJM

2016: The Year of Half Staff

2016: The Year of Half Staff

By Leah Jordan Meahl

 

For the dove flies on,

Leaving a trail of red below

The flag—at half-staff.

 

Streams of fire replace the stars,

Across the sea sees the fading glow,

For the dove flies on.

 

The heart strings are drawn,

As the fabric hangs low,

The flag—at half-staff.

 

A proud land divided,

With scars deep to show,

For the dove flies on.

 

Again the majestic banner descends,

With a haunting song of sorrow,

The flag—at half-staff.

 

Oh to ride the eagle’s wings

And follow the wind to tomorrow,

For the dove flies on.

 

To everything there’s a season,

Until the last trumpet blows,

For the Dove flies on

From the flag at half-staff.

 

2 Chronicles 7:14

Ode to the Moon Beam

Ode to the Moon Beam

By Leah Jordan Meahl

 

O majestic watchman of the night,

Whose soft iridescent glow transfixes,

Stops me dead in awe of your sight,

No eye can avoid your captivating presence.

The world’s lighthouse, brilliant and true

Takes gentle care of what lies in darkness.

Each sundown reveals your face anew,

Big, bright, and beautiful evening symbol

More than just a wishing star

The face of my Guardian so near—yet so far.

 

-LJM

Psalm 136:7-9

 

Forever Enamored

Forever Enamored

By Leah Jordan Meahl

 

The arrow flies

Striking perfectly,

A poisoned tip of desire

Pierces skin,

Seeping into blood

That pumps life

Now strangled.

 

Stuck.

In a pit.

Face glistens. Hot.

Chest constricts. Heavy.

The ladder to climb out

Has no end.