Tag Archives: Problems & Troubles

Today’s Poem: Jesus Is My Friend

~ Jesus Is My Friend ~ By Deborah Ann Belka Jesus is my friend,on Him I can countto help me figureall my problems out. For, He will guide me,though the processon how over themnot to obsess. Jesus is my friend,on Him I can relyfor He is my dailymost valuable ally. For, He teaches me,what I should knowabout how His Fatherwould have… (more…)

Today’s Poem: My ROCKing Chair

to GOD be the GLORY ~ My ROCKing Chair ~ By Deborah Ann On my ROCKing chair,I’m sitting comfortablyrocking back and forthoh, so ever enjoyably. Though, I have troubles,I’m rocking none the lessI’m letting God help metake care of this mess. On my ROCKing chair,I’m sitting peacefullyrocking to and frooh, so ever calmly. Though, I have worries,I haven’t me a carefor… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Driven and Tossed

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Driven and Tossed ~ By Deborah Ann In whom do you trust,to whom do you turnwhen driven and tossedby the winds of concern? In whom will you focus on,who will bring you reliefwhen driven and tossedby double-minded belief? In whom do you put your faith,yo whom do you draw nearwhen driven and tossedby the… (more…)

Today’s Poem: The Sea Of Faith

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Sea of Faith ~ By Deborah Ann My life is like a fish bowl,I keep swimming aroundin circles I seem to turnlike a merry-go-round. At times I get so dizzy,that I’m left in a dazeit’s like I am spinningin a sea of milky-haze. So many problems,whirling all aroundmaking me so dizzyI feel as… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: God To The Rescue 

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God To The Rescue ~ By Deborah Ann Desperate times,takes trust courageousthey take knowingGod will deliver us. Hopeless situations,takes prayers plentifulthey take believingGod’s arm is stretchable. Dire circumstances,takes faith fearlessthey take convincingGod knows His business. Dreadful conditions,takes belief unbelievablethey take awarenesswith God all is achievable. Desperate times,takes prayer, faith and trustthey take confidenceGod will come… (more…)

Today’s Poem: That Sinking Feeling

to GOD be the GLORY ~ That Sinking Feeling ~ By Deborah Ann Sometimes I feel I’m sinking,my troubles seem so heavyit’s as if they’re about to breakthrough a swollen, bulging levee. I feel the rushing waters,come roaring through my heartand as they swiftly flowmy faith starts unraveling apart. The waves of my fears,begin to swirl all aroundtossing my trust back… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Calamities & Tragedies

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Calamities & Tragedies ~ By Deborah Ann Calamities come to us,in many shapes and formssome trickle down like the rainothers bolt like thunderstorms But, no matter how they come,it’s what we do with themfor Jesus our misfortunes . . .wants us to turn them over to Him. Tragedies come to us,by many ways and meanssome… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Troubled Not

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Troubled Not ~ By Deborah Ann Trouble not your heart,let not fear into it enterinstead keep your eyeson God front and centered. Then when troubles come,you wont be dismayedas you let God’s mercyinto your soul pervade. Trouble not your mind,when worries start to brewinstead keep your eyeson your eternal view. Then when problems come,you… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Through All Of Life’s Challenges

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Through All Of Life’s Challenges ~ By Deborah Ann Through all of life’s challenges,times of means and of leanon my Lord and Savior . . .I have continued to lean. For He has not forsaken,nor left me on my ownHe has always given meaccess to His holy throne. Through all of life’s trials,when I called… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: My God Is With Me

to GOD be the GLORY ~ My God Is With Me ~ By Deborah Ann When life makes no sense,and obstacles are all I seeI am not disappointed . . .for my God enables me. When others have their say,and we can’t seem to agreeI am not discouraged . . .for my God inspires me. When sickness takes its hold,and the… (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: Feeding Our Faith

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Feeding Our Faith ~ By Deborah Ann In troubled times,more trust we needthat is why our faithwe must daily feed. Then when problems,are thrown at usall we have to dois tap into our trust. In troubled times,we need faith strongfor we never knowwhat may come along. Then when worries,start barreling our wayall we have to… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: May God’s Peace Rule

to GOD be the GLORY ~ May God’s Peace Rule ~ By Deborah Ann May God’s peace,rule your mind todaymay to its quieting lullyour heart give way. May you experience,God’s tranquilitymay it fill you withgrace and humility. May you relish,the settled quietnessmay you soak upthe sedated peacefulness. May you encounter,God’s perfect stillnessmay you receiveHis stilling calmness. May the peace of God,ease… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Peace In Abundance

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Peace In Abundance ~ By Deborah Ann May the peace of God,be our soul’s compassmay it lead us to findin Him true oneness. May His peace guide,our thoughts and mindsmay it direct usso still waters we’ll find. May the peace of God,helps us to embracethe scope and the depthof His mercy and grace. May the… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Finding Rest

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Finding Rest ~ By Deborah Ann The Lord Shepherds me,to find in Him restwhenever I feelphysically stressed. He tells me to lay down,my troubles at His feetwith promises to comfortwhen emotionally beat. The Lord takes me,into places of peacewhere all of my troublesseem so far out of reach. It’s there with Him I lie,in… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Those Still Waters

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Those Still Waters ~ By Deborah Ann When my spirit,is weighted downfrom the tensionthat is all around. My Good Shepherd,brings to methose still waterswhere peace flows free. When my spirit,feels weary and spentfrom all the carestoday I have met. My Good Shepherd,leads me tothose calming waterswhere peace runs true. When my spirit,feels out of controlit’s… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Hopelessly Impossible

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Hopelessly Impossible ~ By Deborah Ann Got a huge problem,don’t know what to dono finger nails left . . .on which to chew? Pulling your hair,biting your lipbeginning to lose . . .on life your grip? Well don’t you let,what you can’t dotake away what Godhas planned for you. For, what to you is,hopelessly… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: When You’re Down

to GOD be the GLORY ~ When You’re Down ~ By Deborah Ann It’s easy to be discouraged,to be down and outit’s not hard to wear a frownor put on a pout. It’s easy to be disheartened,to be faint and wearyit’s not hard to cry outthrough eyes that are teary. It’s easy to be overwhelmed,to be feeling forsakenit’s not hard to… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Feelings Of Dread

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Feelings Of Dread ~ By Deborah Ann When in the morning,you awake . . .and feelings of dreadyou can’t shake. Before your start,to get depressedask God to helpwith your unrest. When in your mind,thoughts toss and turnand your stomachbegins to churn. Before your cares,start to overwhelmremember Jesusis at the helm. When at night,you go to… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Call Out To God

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Call Out to God ~ By Deborah Ann Whenever your spirit,is overwhelmed withinwhen you feel your troublesyou are drowning in. Call out to God,tell Him about your fearthen watch as to youHe draws close and near. Whenever you feel,you’re about to meltdownwhen you feel hard pressedby your cares all around. Call out to God,before you… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Make Fear Disapear

to GOD be the GLORY ~Make Fear Disappear ~ By Deborah Ann Life is full of apprehension,worry, dread and fear . . .and I know of only one wayto make them disappear. So, whenever I’m fearful,it’s Jesus I focus onuntil my trepidationis all but spent and gone. For, He gives me strength,to overcome my anxietywhenever I give to Himin my life first… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Life Isn’t Fair

to GOD be the GLORY ~Life Isn’t Fair ~ By Deborah Ann God’s purposes are bigger,than all of our troublesHe has His reasonfor each of our struggles. God uses our problems,to temper our heartsso His grace and mercyin them He can impart. God uses our worries,to help us focus onwhy He sent into this worldHis own begotten Son. God uses our… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: On The Edge of Despair

to GOD be the GLORY ~ On The Edge of Despair ~ By Deborah Ann I have been on the edge,of complete, utter despairI’ve looked over the ledgenot knowing what was there. I’ve felt the bitter cold,wrap me in it’s fearful gripbut, God had on me a holdmaking sure I wouldn’t slip. I have been to the threshold,of total desperationI’ve felt… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: We’re In This Boat Together

to GOD be the GLORY To God Be The Glory! April 18, 2018 ~ We’re In This Boat Together ~ By Deborah Ann I’m riding out these waves, no matter how big they get I will stick out this storm and over it I’ll not fret. For, Jesus is with me, we’re in this boat together . . . and He… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Feeding Our Faith

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Feeding Our Faith ~ By Deborah Ann In troubled times, more trust we need that is why our faith we must daily feed. Then when problems, are thrown at us all we have to do is tap into our trust. In troubled times, we need faith strong for we never know what may come along.… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Finding Rest

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Finding Rest ~ By Deborah Ann The Lord Shepherds me, to find in Him rest whenever I feel . . . physically stressed. He tells me to lay down, my troubles at His feet with promises to comfort when emotionally beat. The Lord takes me, into places of peace where all of my troubles… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Call Out to God

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Call Out to God ~ By Deborah Ann Whenever your spirit, is overwhelmed within when you feel your troubles you are drowning in. Call out to God, tell Him about your fear then watch as to you He draws close and near. Whenever you feel, you’re about to meltdown when you feel hard pressed by… (more…)

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