Posted in Choka, January 2019

Fear’s Shadow

Shadow, poetry,
Image and poetry created by Leona J. Atkinson

It came creeping

In the dark night of my soul

Fear over shadowed

Covering like a thick fog

I lay paralized

Frozen in its doubt and dread

Until a shaft of hope

Broke through the darkness bringing

Strenght to rise and overcome

Choka

“When you face fear it evaporates. Shadows cannot stand light. —LeAura Alderson

This quote by LeAura is very true.

And this poem I wrote today is written from one of my true experiences with fear. We must face our fears and when we do they will dissipate.

Shakespeare also said it well:

“Our doubts are traitors and make us lose the good we oft might win by fearing to attempt.”

(This quote has also helped me to face fears many times in my life.)

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Posted in Choka, December 2016, Holiday, Scripture

Lost in the Fog

Fog, Names of God, Jesus
Foggy Christmas Eve.

Needing a Daystar and Guide

To help find the Way.

Who will be my guiding Light?

Who’ll my Helper be,

In this world of dark and fright?

Lost in the darkness,

Crying out to the King on high!

He sends to earth His Prince of Peace.

Choka

I am come a light into the world, that whosoever believeth on me should not abide in darkness. –Jesus.       John 12:46

Posted in February 2015, Quatern

In the Midst of the Mist

In-the-Midst-of-the-Mist  Quatern poem
Original Poetry and Photograph by Leona J. Atkinson ©2015

It always amazes me how our mind can get carried away when we can’t see things clearly or how our imaginations begin to flow when we come upon the unexpected or unexplained.  “In the Midst of the Mist”  is an imaginary story that shows us the importance of not letting ourselves get overcome by fear, or letting our emotions get out of control, by imagining things that may not be true, just because we can’t see the whole picture clearly.