Blowing Down the Walls

Based in part on 2 Corinthians 2:14-16:

Kintsugi; Spirited Beyond - Cherry Blossom Bridge

Blowing Down the Walls
by Michael Doyle

Blown away by righteousness and grace
Profound joy takes down all my walls
Mercy has taken me to this place
I have found my peace in life's squalls

Like the walls of Jericho falling
The presence of God conquers my soul
In the blessed silence I hear His calling
Taking my place in reverence to extol

I find myself hungering for the good
Taking down the walls between others
Living my life newly understood
Standing with my sisters and brothers

For Christ I am willing to be a fool
Only caring for His influence and authority
Taking my steps within the golden rule
Surrendering my all to His sovereignty

Blown away by righteousness and grace
Profound joy takes down all my walls
Mercy has taken me to this place
I have found my peace in life's squalls

Like the walls of Jericho falling
The presence of God conquered my soul
In the blessed silence I heard Him call
And have taken my place in reverence to extol

Like a child embracing life's possibility
I have accepted Christ's blessed invitation
Skinning my knees as I climb life's tree
With a shout of joy, I praise in exaltation

Crushed in deep longing to know God's ways
I know my badness to my depths of sheer grief
Turning my heart and head to good in my days
I pray my prayer earnestly seeking His relief

Blown away by righteousness and grace
Profound joy takes down all my walls
Mercy has taken me to this place
Having made my peace in life's squalls

Like the walls of Jericho falling
The presence of God conquers my soul
In the blessed silence I heed His call
Taking my place in reverence to extol

(c) May 18, 2020  Michael Doyle
All Rights Reserved

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Writer, poet, musician, surfer, father of two princesses.
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