May 30, 2020

Not By Instinct - (By Tom Balistreri)

Man doesn’t move by instinct
towards the path of life.
But by God’s Holy Spirit
he is guided towards the light.

May 29, 2020

As A Swarm - (by Tom Balistreri)

Temptations come as a swarm.
They promise joy but cause one harm.
Resist the price one can’t afford.
Turn in prayer to the Lord.

May 28, 2020

Answered Prayer - (by Tom Balistreri)

You heard and answered my desperate call.
You protected me through dangers all.
You placed me behind Your strong wall.
You lifted me from my fall.

May 27, 2020

The Paragon - (by Tom Balistreri)

He is the paragon of perfection.
The truth and the light.
The Holy Son Of God.
The Father’s delight.

The Holy Good Shepard.
The present and coming King.
He is God Almighty,
Maker of everything.

May 26, 2020

May 25, 2020

Back Home Again

This is an original song written and performed 
Tom Balistreri

Thank you for listening.

My Help - (By Tom Balistreri)

He is my help in time of trouble,
ever watchful, a guiding hand,

I never cease in thankful wonder,
on the care God gives to man.

May 22, 2020

Not Your Home - (by Tom Balistreri)

If you feel,
you don’t belong,
then know that feeling,
is not wrong.

A child of God,
will never fit.
They are in the world,
but not of it.

May 21, 2020

Standing Without Fear - (By Tom Balistreri)

I shall live,
without fear,
knowing that,
God is near.

He’s guiding me,
with His hand.
Where one might fall,
He makes me stand.

May 20, 2020

Morning Light - (by Tom Balistreri)

I arise at morning light,
and thank God it is His delight,
to love and guard me in His sight,
and guide me in the way that's right.

May 17, 2020

It’s Automatic - (by Tom Balistreri)

Redemption is automatic
when one turns their life to Christ.
He restores your soul and spirit,
and gives to you new life.

May 15, 2020

In God’s House - (by Tom Balistreri)

I long to be in the house of God,
and sit there silently in reverence.
Then to rise and sing of His majesty,
and the glory of His presence.

May 14, 2020

The Test - (By Tom Balistreri)

This life we live is like a test,
that all must take before we rest.
But if one clings to Christ to the last,
they'll find the test is one they pass.

May 11, 2020

Fallen Beauty - (By Tom Balistreri)

The beauty of creation,
even in a fallen state,
shows the handiwork of God,
who is wonderful and great.


May 9, 2020

The Center Of My Life - (By Tom Balistreri)

You're the center
of my life.
Your direct my path,
and show me the light.

You guide me through,
the dark of night.
You take what's left,
and make it right.

My desire,
with each new day,
is to raise my hands,
and give You praise.

You're wonderful,
my God and King.
You are all I need,
my everything.

May 7, 2020

You'll Never Walk Alone

This is my performance of the classic standard song, "You'll Never Walk Alone." Thank you for listening and watching. - Tom

Not Arraigned In Purple - (By Tom Balistreri)

The Lord arrived not arraigned in purple,
or in appearance of royal things.
But walked among common man,
a loving God and King.

May 6, 2020

Fragrant - (By Tom Balistreri)

Like a sweet perfume
is a life in Christ,
fragrant and satisfying.
But it is as the stench of death,
to those who embrace dying.


May 5, 2020

Oh Holy Ghost - (a poem by Tom Balistreri)

Come dwell within oh Holy Ghost,
inside this humble unworthy host.
Spirit of God always there,
with love abides showing great care.

May 4, 2020

Every Nuance - (by Tom Balistreri)

Do you not know?
Have you not heard?
Every thought and nuance,
is observed by the Lord.

No deed is unknown,
righteous or sin.
He forgives the repentant,
and cleans souls within.


May 3, 2020

The Flower Field - (By Tom Balistreri)

I beheld a field of flowers,
growing wild in the spring.
They spread in sunlit hours.
Lifting their scent as if to sing.

I passed again on the morrow.
The flower field was gone.
In it's place was a cut
and manicured green lawn.

May 2, 2020

Gone South - (By Tom Balistreri)

Lord guide my heart.
Lord guide my mouth.
Give me strength,
when life goes south.

Help me find the path.
Show me the way.
Awaken my faith,
for a new day.