"Dreams are thoughts within my mind
Of things that might now be.
But hope is written in God's Word
Of what shall surely be."
Our worldly dreams will not satisfy the emptiness of a longing, hurting soul. Only an enduring hope found in God satisfies the soul with joy and purpose.
This collection of poems takes one on a journey in which eyes of faith and hope view idols, foes, and struggles along the path. Then these eyes fully open to behold the sweet joy, love, and peace found in faith and hope rooted in God. The conviction of this faith and hope is heralded in "Yet I Will Joy": "Though the day of trouble comes . . . / Yet I will joy in the Lord God of my salvation." Faith and hope bring the "Sweet Joy" of a life lived in the call of the Lord God.
"The Calling of the Princess" vividly pictures the high king seeking a bride for his prince. The messenger goes forth throughout the land calling for a bride, a princess, for his son. Who will answer the call?