Category Archives: Worry Doubt & Fear Poetry ~

Today’s Poem: White Knuckle Faith

to GOD be the GLORY ~ White-Knuckled Faith ~ By Deborah Ann White-knuckled faith,holds on tightly to fearhas a hard time . . .getting trust into gear. It becomes panicky,when danger is metrather having peaceit knows only how to fret. White-knuckled faith,struggles often with hopehas a hard time . . .knowing just how to cope. It’s filled with the dread,that… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Flighty Sparrow

to GOD be the GLORY ~Flighty Sparrow ~ By Deborah Ann Flighty sparrow,flitting all aboutwhy do you flyon wings of doubt? Don’t you know,God loves youwith a love . . .steadfast and true? Flighty sparrow,head in the cloudswhy do you followungodly crowds? Don’t you believe,God values youhow much He caresabout all you do? Flighty sparrows,flitting there and hereneed God to… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: My Dearest Child ~

to GOD be the GLORY ~ My Dearest Child ~ By Deborah Ann Come My dearest child,so rest I may givecome find the peaceof those I forgive. Let Me take from you,your worry and carefor on the cross for youyour burdens I did bear. Come my dearest child,so hope I can bringcome find the faith to trustMe in and for all… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Worry Ends

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Worry Ends ~ By Deborah Ann Worry ends,when faith kicks init withdrawsto our trust within. For when in God,peace we findworry can’t playwith our mind. Fear ceases,where love existsdoubt dissolveswhere hope persists. For when in Jesus,our faith we placeour fears will fleein the sight of grace. Worry and fear,are forced outwhen to the Lordwe… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Lessons Of The Sea

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Lessons On The Sea ~ By Deborah Ann On the sea of doubt,I have learned to be . . .fearless as the wavescome crashing over me. For, I know to be strong,even when I’m frightenedmy grip on Jesus . . .must remain tightened. On the sea of worry,I have learned to be . . .not… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: White Knuckle Faith

to GOD be the GLORY ~ White-Knuckled Faith ~ By Deborah Ann White-knuckled faith,holds on tightly to fearhas a hard time . . .getting trust into gear. It becomes panicky,when danger is metrather having peaceit knows only how to fret. White-knuckled faith,struggles often with hopehas a hard time . . .knowing just how to cope. It’s filled with the dread,that… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Anxieties Trap

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Anxiety’s Trap ~ By Deborah Ann I felt the trap,of anxietyset a snareon my sanity. The conditions,were just ripethat at my heartit took a swipe. I took the bait,ran away with itthen fell intoa nervous snit. It took some time,for me to seethis isn’t whereGod wants me. So I sent my own trap,for anxiety… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Fear Comes In Ways

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Fear Comes In Waves ~ By Deborah Ann Fear is like the ocean,it comes in with a roarknocking you off your feetthrowing you to the floor. It swells and it rises,with its pulsing soundso that panic strickenyou’ll stay on the ground. Fear is like thunder,it scares as it rumblescausing you to shakein midst of your… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Everyone Has Something

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Everyone Has Something ~ By Deborah Ann Everyone has something,messing up their dayeveryone has new stormsfreshly blowing their way. Everyone has problems,throwing them off courseeveryone has troublescoming at them full force. Everyone has dilemmas,they need to addresseveryone has anxietiescausing them to stress. Everyone has worries,tossing them abouteveryone has concernsthey need to work out. But, we… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: When Fear Whispers

to GOD be the GLORY ~ When Doubt Whispers ~ By Deborah Ann When doubt whispers,in your ear . . .tell it right awayto get out of here. For if you listen,to what it has to sayit will ruinthe rest of your day. When doubt looks,into your eyesdon’t you believeits fearful lies. For if you believe,what it wants you towith your… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: First Hand Experience

to GOD be the GLORY ~ First Hand Experience ~ By Deborah Ann Jesus offers rest,from our wearinesssomething we all needfirst hand to experience. For when we seek,the comfort He impartsHis peace will start flowingstraight into our hearts. Jesus offers relief,from our daily burdenssomething we all needto heed and to hearken. For when we release,the weight of our careHis calm will… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: The Loom Of Doom

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Loom of Gloom ~ By Deborah Ann When my heart feels hopeless,when desperation sets inas I become anxious from . . .the turmoil twirling within. I drop to my knees,to my Father I pleafor His perfect peaceto wash over me. When my mind feels helpless,when gloom is on the loomas I become anxious from… (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: Troubled For Naught

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Troubled For Naught ~ By Deborah Ann Be strong, be courageous,let your heart not be . . .fearful or afraidfor the Lord is with thee. Be strengthened, be secure,you’ve nothing to fearfor God will be with youto your side He’ll adhere. Be brave, be undaunted,no need to fear or dreadfor God has promisedwith His Spirit… (more…)

Today’s Poem: IF

to GOD be the GLORY ~ IF ~ By Deborah Ann Life is full of if’s,doubts and uncertaintiesurgent situations . . .turning into emergencies. We can never know,what the future bringsyet we still fret and worryover unforeseen things. Life is full of if’s,impossibilities and fearsdisasters and tragediesthat bring us all to tears. But IF we were to stay,focused in on Jesus .… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: When Sleep Eludes

to GOD be the GLORY When Sleep Eludes You ~ By Deborah Ann When sleep eludes you,on these things dwell uponand before you know itit will be a new dawn . . . I will in perfect peace,cause you to lie downso come and rest on MeI promise to stay around. I will keep you safe,all throughout the nightand when you… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Fear’s Canvas

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Fear’s Canvas ~ By Deborah Ann When night turns,thoughts anxiouscasting shadowson fear’s canvas. Turn to God,to ease your mindand His peaceyou will find. When night’s dread,long fingers wrapand your heartit has in a trap. Turn to God,to release its graspand onto His calmlet your heart clasp. When the night turns,your thoughts anxiouscast them onto… (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: Jesus Is Always There

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Jesus Is Always There ~ By Deborah Ann Everyone has anxiety,all have fraying nerveseveryone is fidgetywhen thrown, a life curve. Everyone needs to hear,someone will always careall need to know Jesus . . .their every burden, will bear. Everyone is worried,all are edgy and jitteryeveryone has troubleshardships and misery. Everyone needs to be told,about God’s… (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: Oh, My Anxious Child

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Oh, My Anxious Child ~ By Deborah Ann One day I asked the Lord,what is it I should do . . .how can I possibly giveall my cares to You? He said to me My child,it’s easy if you will . . .believe I am the Onewho can your troubles still. I thought this over,for… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Jesus To The Rescue

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Jesus To The Rescue ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, today I’m feeling,a little off courselike a ship without . . .a navigation source. I feel like I’m drifting,in a sea of doubtand I need Your guidanceto find my way out. Things are a little foggy,my head is feeling lightand these waves of fearI’ll need Your… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Get A Grip On Fear

to GOD be the GLORY Get a Grip on Fear ~ By Deborah Ann Whenever fear begins,messing with my headwhen it fills up my heartwith anxiety and dread. It’s when I go to Jesus,to still the storm insidesoon the waves of fearcalmly start to subside. Whenever fear grips me,squeezing my very soulwhen with it I battleto take back control. It’s when… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Thrown To and Fro

to GOD be the GLORY ~Thrown To and Fro ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, what is this feeling,churning inside of meit feels as if inside . . .I’m in a swirling sea. I know You’re my Anchor,but, I’m losing my gripoh, please dear Lord . . .let me not overboard slip. Lord, why is my trust,ebbing in and out . .… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Guarding Your Heart and Mind

to GOD be the GLORY Guarding Your Heart and Mind ~ By Deborah Ann Whatever has you sleepless,whatever keeps you awakewhatever makes you feelyour heart’s about to break. Give it all to Jesus,in your thankful prayerand He will lift you fromyour grief and despair. Whatever is your worry,whatever may be your carewhatever is that burdenthat you must daily bear. Give them… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: A Trembling Mess

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A Trembling Mess ~ By Deborah Ann I use to be,panic-strickenI once wasfear driven. But then Jesus,said to medon’t be afraidby what you see. I use to be,a big worry wartI once wasanxiety’s transport. But then Jesus,took my caressaid they were nowHis alone to bear. I use to be,a trembling messbut then Jesus tookaway all… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: GIve God Your Worries

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Give God Your Worries ~ By Deborah Ann Some people worry,about anythingsome get anxiousover everything. Some wrestle daily,with their troublessome nightly fightwith their struggles. But, those who wait,on the Lord are stillthe worries they havetheir peace cannot steal. They cast their anxiety,onto Jesus each daythey don’t fret aboutthings coming their way. Some people worry,about anythingbut, those… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: The Fear Factor

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Fear Factor ~ By Deborah Ann Fear plugs the heart,stops the flow of peaceit clogs up the calmonly God can release. Fear hijacks the hope,we need to be stillit robs the soulof knowing God’s will. Fear rips the faith,right out from under usit cripples the mindof its eternal sureness. Fear disables the joy,of our… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Gripped With Fear

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Gripped With Fear ~ By Deborah Ann Gripped with fear,worry and doubtcan’t shut anxietyin your mind out? Then you need God,to release His powerso your every fearyou can overpower. Seized by nerves,enveloped in troublesclinging to your fearswith white knuckles? Then you need to let go,of all of your caresand give to Jesusyour burdens to bear.… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: The Threshold of Fear

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Threshold of Fear ~ By Deborah Ann Today I felt fear,slither across my thresholdI knew right awayit wanted to take a foothold. It pounded on my heart,thumped upon my soulit clamored for my mindso it could take control. I felt its anxiety,I sensed its panickingI could clearly hearits hissing babbling. So, I took it… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Fear Naught

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Fear Naught ~ By Deborah Ann Throughout the Bible,we’re told not to fearnor to be dismayedfor God is always near. We’re told not to be,fearful or discouragedthat in the Lord Himselfto always be encouraged. We’re told not to worry,God will not fail usno matter what man doesin Him to always trust. We’re told not… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Hold On

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Hold On ~ By Deborah Ann I once was like a ship,you could call me a wreckwhen storms came my wayI’d hit hard on the deck. I could not ride out,the worries they broughtfear and apprehensionleft me anxious and fraught. Under the harsh conditions,I would fold under the pressureso severe were my nervesno turbulence could… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Are You Drifting ~

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Are You Drifting ~ By Deborah Ann Are you drifting,in a sea of uncertaintyhave you given up . . .on your eternal destiny? Are you windblown,shaped by circumstancedrifting in the whirlwindof luck and happenstance? Are you drifting,into a sea of self-destructionare you being swept awayby sin and corruption? Are you in a fog,in the haze of dismayhave… (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…)

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