Tag Archives: Pride & Ego

#throwbackpoem: Taking Up My Cross

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Taking Up My Cross ~ By Deborah Ann First thing in the morning,before I get out of bedI take up my cross . . .so by Jesus I can be lead. For, when I pick it up,it gives me the graceto keep my arrogancein its rightful place. First thing in the morning,I disrobe myself of… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: The Love of The World

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Love of The World ~ By Deborah Ann The love of the world,is but foolishness . . .all it has to offeris truly meaningless. It’s full of vanities,prideful, greedy lustone day all it offerswill tarnish and rust. The love of the world,is empty, grim and graveonce you desire of itto it you’ll be a… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: I Will Strengthen You

to GOD be the GLORY ~ I Will Strengthen You ~ By Deborah Ann I will strengthen thee,how simple this soundsbut, it can be so hardwhen our troubles abound. For, often we fail to take,a hold on God’s promiseperhaps because in us . . .there’s a little doubting Thomas. I will strengthen you,how easy this would beif our pride we’d let… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Staying On the Righteous Path

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Staying On the Righteous Path ~ By Deborah Ann I’ve traveled many roads,much to my dismay . . .I walked along the pathof sin and decay. I’ve climbed over mountains,in my own egotistical prideI walked in valley’s deepwith conceit as my guide. But, I grew so very weary,on the pathway’s of leewayand the latitude I… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Our Heart’s Desires

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Our Heart’s Desire ~ By Deborah Ann If we want God to give,the desires of our heartthen from His own heartwe cannot be far apart. For what may be in ours,might not be in His ownas ours wants and needsare often selfish prone. If we want God to grant,us our heart’s longingsthen after worldly thingswe… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Be Slow In Your Anger

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Be Slow in Your Anger ~ By Deborah Ann Be slow in your anger,be slow to show your wrathfor you are called to peacewith self-control as your path. Be not puffed up with pride,be not filled with malicefor you’re called to be gentlenot thick-skinned and callous. Put off all bitterness and hate,put off the grudge… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Let Your Gentleness Ooze

to GOD be the GLORY Let Your Gentleness Ooze ~ By Deborah Ann When imperfections,in others you seedon’t call them outinstead, like Jesus be. For in your humility,they’ll see their lack ofand for what’s not saidwill be noted out of love. When someone’s pride,gets in your facedon’t go off on theminstead, show some grace. For in your patience,they will start to… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Let Your Gentleness Ooze

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Let Your Gentleness Ooze ~ By Deborah Ann When imperfections, in others you see don’t call them out instead, like Jesus be. For in your humility, they’ll see their lack of and for what’s not said will be noted out of love. When someone’s pride, gets in your face don’t go off on them instead,… (more…)

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