Author Archives: jondrms

About jondrms

Hoping to finish well.

Facebook Fight With Jesus


  “Let’s have a civil conversation, you’ll see that I’m right.” “Woe to you teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You give a tenth of your spices-mint, dill, and cummin. But you have neglected the more important matters … Continue reading

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Spirit in My Blood


There is a spirit in my blood that drives me to pay, drives me to play, drives me to drift. Once I tried to drown it. Once I tried to cut it out. Once I tried to put it to … Continue reading

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A River Runs


A river runs through me, crooked and swift. Oft its banks are breached, its waters spill into the plain. Oft it recedes, exposing the bed. Sometimes I swim and sometimes I float. Always it carries me.    

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Advice From the Well


“Have you tried yelling for the guy that built the well to come pull you out? I’ll tell you what; I’ll start yelling for you.” Continue reading

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Drip


I try to scrub clean drip by drip, but the stain’s as stubborn as ever. I pray to the faucet, but it just won’t run. They say, ” Pray the right words and maybe you’ll turn him on.” Never been … Continue reading

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There’s a Man in the Sky


“There’s a man in the sky,” they say. His beard as long as the ocean deep. He’s paving his roads with American gold while is children convert all his enemies.   “There’s a man upstairs,” they say. Clanging his chains … Continue reading

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Me Too


At the risk of being just another voice in the large crowd of folks who talk about these issues, it’s my hope that if nothing else, you as a fellow struggler will find solace in a voice that is simply saying, “me too.” Continue reading

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