Tag Archives: Burdens

Today’s Poem: The Spirit of Power

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Spirit of Power ~ By Deborah Ann God has not given us,a spirit of fear . . .but, one of His powerto keep us to Him near. No worry shall cause,us to tremble or shakenot even the enemycan author us to faint. God has not given us,a spirit of neglect . . .but, one… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Life Is Like A Road Trip

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Life Is Like A Road Trip ~ By Deborah Ann Life is like a road trip,a long winding excursionrequiring from uslots of physical exertion. But we often get,mentally fatiguedand need a rest stopso to be relieved. Jesus is that stop,the oasis of our hopewhere living waters fill uswith the strength to cope. Life is a… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Where’s Your Cross

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Where’s Your Cross ~ By Deborah Ann Where is your cross,did you forget it somewheredid you put it downwas it just too heavy to bear? Where did your cross go,did you leave it behindwas it too big of a burdenfor your heart and mind? Where is your cross,did you cast is asidedid you think in… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Danger Ahead

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Danger Ahead ~ By Deborah Ann Life is full of danger,challenges galoreproblems too impossiblefor us to ignore. But, we who trust in God,you’ll not see gloomyfor God is our refugewhen life gets stormy. Life is full of perils,hazards aboundingworries that leaveour hearts pounding. But, we who trust in God,rise over them and singfor we… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Asking, Believing & Receiving

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Asking, Believing & Receiving ~ By Deborah Ann Our Bible tells us,that we need to askfor, God to our needsis up to the task. But, we must pray,for them to be metlest over themwe’ll worry and fret. Our Bible reveals,to make known our prayerfor, God wants to help uswith our every care. But, we must… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: God’s Storehouse

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God’s Storehouse ~ By Deborah Ann God has a storehouse,filled to the brimfor all those who believeand trust in Him. There’s an endless supply,of mercy and graceawaiting those who by faithHis eternal love embrace. God has a storehouse,He wants to provideall things that are goodyou’ll not be denied. It’s full of forgiveness,hope, peace and… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Restless No More

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Restless No More ~ By Deborah Ann When your worries,leave you restlessand your fearsrender you useless. That’s when you need,to ask God to free youfrom the concernsthat you’re enslaved to. When your anxieties,leave you jitteryand your emotionscause you misery. That’s when you need,to ask Jesus to impartthe calm only He canbring into your heart. When… (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: Don’t Worry, Be Trusting

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Don’t Worry, Be Trusting ~ By Deborah Ann Don’t worry about tomorrow,don’t fret about todayjust keep your eyes on Jesuslet Him take your cares away. Don’t become weary,don’t become faint and weakjust keep your eyes on Jesusmake sure He’s the first you seek. Don’t stress about anything,don’t tense up about your lifejust keep your eyes… (more…)

Today’s Poem: My Soul Thirsts

to GOD be the GLORY ~ My Soul Thirsts ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, in the aridness,of my heart and soulmy thirst is for You . . .to reign and take control. I long to absorb and drink,from Your holy Wordto feel the Living Watersin my mind being stirred. Lord, in the dryness,of my daily normalitymy thirst is for You .… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Autumn’s Greeting

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Autumn’s Greeting~ By Deborah Ann When Autumn comes to greet me,God’s beauty is all I see . . .trees once draped with green leavesnow wear their golden sleeves. As Autumn’s days get shorter,and the nights turn much colderits full splendor begins to burstand in its wonder I’m immersed. Autumn’s splendid grandeur,turns me into a scenic… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Let God’s Peace Repair

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Let God’s Peace Repair ~ By Deborah Ann Do not be anxious,do not let worry eat awayrather let the love of Jesusbring calm to you today. Do not be restless,do not let fear consume yourather in everything in prayerask God what you need to do. Do not be fretful,do not let nerves wear and tearrather… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: I Know God Will

to GOD be the GLORY ~ I Know God Will ~ By Deborah Ann I know God can,I believe He willso I will wait . . .and I’ll be still. I know He’s able,so I will trustfor Him to dowhat He must. It won’t do me,one bit of goodto fear or doubtas I once would. For I have learned,to sit and… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Finding Peace

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Finding Peace ~ By Deborah Ann Today I took a sail,on a quiet, restful seaand soon tranquilitytook a hold of me. As I gently rocked,I became awarethis is how it will bewhen I haven’t me a care. I laid back my head,my face was to the sunthinking what it’ll be likewhen worry, I have… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: God’s Retreat of Peace

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God’s Retreat of Peace ~ By Deborah Ann When you’re exhausted,overwhelmed and weakwhen all around youappears cold and bleak. That’s when you need,God’s Refuge of tranquilitywhere from your troublesyou’ll find carefree, serenity. When from the pressure,you need to get out from underwhen life seems to beone blunder after another. That’s when you need,to take a… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: God’Retreat Of Peace

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God’s Retreat of Peace ~ By Deborah Ann When you’re exhausted,overwhelmed and weakwhen all around youappears cold and bleak. That’s when you need,God’s Refuge of tranquilitywhere from your troublesyou’ll find carefree, serenity. When from the pressure,you need to get out from underwhen life seems to beone blunder after another. That’s when you need,to take a… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Give Us Peace Lord

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Give Us Peace Lord ~ By Deborah Ann Give peace, Lord, give us peace,on our heavy hearts bestowthe peace that surpasses . . .all the worries that we know. Give peace, Lord, give us peace,to our dreary, weary soulsgive us idyllic, flawless peaceover things we can’t control. Give peace, Lord, give us peace,to our fidgety,… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: God Gives Shade

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God Gives Shade ~ By Deborah Ann God gives shade,to us when wearyprovides a coverwhen we’re dreary. He shadows us with,His mighty wingshelps us to riseabove all things. God gives shade,to us when frayedprovides a screenwhen burden lade. He shields us with,His right handholds us uprightwhen we can’t stand. God gives shade,to us when dismayedso… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: While I Wait And See

to GOD be the GLORY ~ While I Wait and See~ By Deborah Ann I do a lot of waiting,while God is contemplatingthe answers to my prayerswhile going through my cares. I do a lot of sitting,while God begins siftingthe replies He has for mein this seat of wait and see. I do a lot of hoping,while God starts His probinginto… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Oh, If I Could Fly

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Oh, If I Could Fly Away ~ By Deborah Ann Oh, if I could fly away,I’d soar into my Savior’s armsthere I would find my quiet restand be safe from all that harms. I would take off and reside,under the shadow of His wingsI’d be free from all the strifeliving in this world often brings.… (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: 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: Troubles Abounding

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Troubles Abounding ~ By Deborah Ann In this fallen world . . .they’ll be troubles aboundingworries and caresconceptually confounding. But, Jesus said we’re not,to fret or to despairbut to hand over to Himour every single care. Each day there’s enough,troubles of its ownpacked full of anxietyfrom the things unknown. But, Jesus insisted,we are not… (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…)

#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: 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…)

Today’s Poem: Rejoycing Always

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Rejoicing Always ~ By Deborah Ann It’s hard to be rejoicing,when things aren’t going rightit hard to give God thanks . . .with so many battles to fight. It’s hard to see God’s hand,in the middle of the painit hard to be gratefulwhen all your joy is drained. But we who have Jesus,living inside… (more…)

Today’s Poem: We All Need A Break

to GOD be the GLORY ~ We All Need A Break ~ By Deborah Ann We all need a break,from the rut of daily lifewe all need God . . .to ease our daily strife. We all need rest,quite, peaceful tranquilitywe all need God . . .to restore our vitality. We all need a break,from the daily rushwe all need God… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: When Trials Blow Are Way

to GOD be the GLORY ~ When Trials Blow Our Way ~ By Deborah Ann When trials blow our way,on the winds of stresswhen we start to feeltense and hard pressed. That’s when we need to go,to the One who’ll easethe whirlwind we are ininto a tranquil breeze. When adversity slams,on the door of our trustwhen anxiety’s clamorstarts to overwhelm us.… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: We All Face Trails

to GOD be the GLORY ~ We All Face Trials ~ By Deborah Ann We all face trials,of many different kindssome attack our bodiesothers beset our minds. Some assault our faith,causing us to doubtsome assail our trusttossing us all about. We all have troubles,just different situationswe all have suffered . . .from diverse temptations. Some know the results,of falling for Satan’s liesother’s… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Be Anxious For Naught

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Be Anxious For Naught ~ By Deborah Ann Be anxious for naught,let nothing cause you dreadlet go of that worryfilling up in your head. Be concerned for zilch,let Jesus take your carelet go of all that you fearso your anxiety He can bear. Be nervous for nada,let Jesus have your doubtlet go of those problemsthat… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Enduring The Strom

to GOD be the GLORY Enduring The Storm ~ By Deborah Ann Though the storm outside,is swirling all about . . .but inside of me there’s notone single drop of doubt. For, I know God’s in control,of the thunder overheadand there isn’t anythingfor me to fear or dread. The winds may be gusting,tearing things apartbut, there’s a calming breezesweeping through my… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Our One True Foundation

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Our One True Foundation ~ By Deborah Ann Storms come and go,into our lives every daysome last only for hoursothers hunker in to stay. So we must be prepared,for whatever may blowas the timing of a stormwe can never know. The framework of our faith,must be strong and steadyfor some storms are gentlewhile others can… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Pedal To The Metal

to GOD be the GLORY ~Pedal to the Metal ~ By Deborah Ann Sometimes God puts,the pedal to the metalHe wants to see if we havethe fortitude or the mettle. So He sends us situations,to see how we’ll reacttesting to see whetherour faith will stay intact. Sometimes God puts,speed traps in our dayto see if we’ll race offor stay on the… (more…)

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