Author Archives Graham Kerr

Sep 23, 2016

Jerusalem

Jerusalem Jerusalem: City where the Prophets died a martyr’s death, at frightened unbelieving hands. The prophet’s sin? They spoke God’s message without fear. And you thought you were doing God a favor. So you killed to drown the words that rang within your ear. Jerusalem: City of the Lord Jesus Christ. The Rose of Sharon, […]

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Sep 23, 2016

Creating an Impression

Flash of Silver…the leap that changed my world Question #41 Rite of Passage Fifteen –All At Sea – 1959 I am twenty-five years old Q. It’s like the hand pressed into a memory foam mattress; it leaves a clear impression…for a moment…then it’s gone. I gave the impression I had been there and done that; […]

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Sep 16, 2016

Good Friday

Good Friday How His Mother, Mary suffered, His friends, each martyred Yet, where is compassion now for Mary’s Precious Son? His Father suffered deeply too For He knew what was to come To this Savior of mankind Jesus Christ, His only son. How can we fully understand? God’s agony and breaking heart As He turned […]

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A photo of the Graham Kerr family circa 1960
Sep 09, 2016

Emotional Brinkmanship

Flash of Silver…the leap that changed my world Question #39 Rite of Passage Fifteen –All At Sea – 1959 I am twenty-five years old  Q. Jealousy and desire are not unusual “bedfellows” but they are usually suffered in private. So you think they should remain so…or does it somehow help to see the survival take […]

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Sep 09, 2016

Easter Day

Easter Day The human smell of excrement and sweat. Raucous amusement from screaming multitudes. “Death to the imposter! Crucify, Crucify!” Violence desecrates this soon Holy Day. “Is this your King, King of the Jews?” Sarcastic, sneering words echoed through the street of Dolorosa. “How weak and pitiful he is, NOT dignified! Someone help him with […]

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Sep 02, 2016

Who

Who how many leaves upon a tree or petals in a bride’s bouquet? how many stars hang in the sky, or grains of sand on oceans lay? who can count them? who would try to capture twinkles from an eye, or a baby’s smile retain? could you do it? nor could I. but I know […]

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The captain and his first mate 1970.
Sep 02, 2016

A Cry for Justice

Flash of Silver…the leap that changed my world Question #39 Rite of Passage 14 –A Journey Resumed – 1959 I am twenty-five years old Q. It’s so easy to blame someone else for causing pain but did they strike the first blow? Did you ever seek to justify your withdrawal from someone you blamed for […]

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Aug 26, 2016

Warmth of Love

Warmth of Love Let not my love grow cold. Tie it to Your waist Lord. Stay the flow of Your Broken Heart for it is the warmth of Love that keeps me deep within Your Grace.

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