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#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…)

Today’s Poem: Blessing Counting

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Blessing Counting ~ By Deborah Ann Don’t number your burdens,instead count your blessingsfor burden counting, addingcan be gloomy and depressing. So let your mind run free,and add up all the waysGod has provided you . . .with your needs each day. Don’t list your complaints,instead tally up God’s benefitsfor complaining, tallyinghas disheartening elements. So… (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…)

Today’s Poem: Finishing Well

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Finishing Well ~ By Deborah Ann Whatever you begin,finish it well . . .let the power of Godrise in you and swell. Be faithful all the way,as you run the racehold on to the hopeof the Gospel of grace. Whatever you start,finish it well . . .let the Holy Spirityour fears quell. Trust and… (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…)

Today’s Poem: Jesus Came To Save

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Jesus Came To Save ~ By Deborah Ann Jesus came not to condemn,but to save us from our sinto free us from the bondageof the evilness that lives within. But, the flesh fights the spirit,and works its way into our lifebringing us upheaval in this worldand into the next one endless strife. The works of… (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…)

Today’s Poem: If We Were To Listen

to GOD be the GLORY ~ If We Were to Listen ~ By Deborah Ann If we were to listen,and to really hear . . .more often than notwe’d give others our ear. We would let them say,all they needed toobefore we gave themour own pointed view. If we were slower,with our observationswith others we’d havemuch better relations. We would think… (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…)

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…)

#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…)

Today’s Poem: Ours To Share

to GOD be the GLORY ~Ours To Share ~ By Deborah Ann God’s peace,ours to knowHis loveours to sow. God’s trust,ours to takeHis joyours to make. God’s grace,ours to electHis lightours to project. God’s ways,ours to pursueHis mercyours to renew. God’s favor,ours to acceptHis imageours to reflect. God’s judgement,ours to bearHis salvationours to share! ~~~~~ Galatians 6:9 And let us not… (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…)

Today’s Poem: A Specail Gift

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A Special Gift ~ By Deborah Ann Each of us has a purpose,we just need to find it . . .each has a talent to applyso together we can fit. Each of us has a measure,of faith to utilizeeach has a job to doif our gifts we’d realize. Each of us has a role,a service… (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…)

Today’s Poem Knitted Together

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Knitted Together ~ By Deborah Ann Knitted together,with the strandsof love and graceheld in God’s hands. Hearts joined,with assuranceto run the racewith endurance. Stitched collectively,to become onewith the riches foundin Father and Son. Clothed in righteousness,the fabric of our lifeso to encourage othersthrough worldly strife. Knitted together,by God’s hand . . .so we may… (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…)

Today’s Poem: Be Patient, Be Kind

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Be Patient, Be Kind ~ By Deborah Ann Be patient with others,be kind to them tooshow them the same mercyGod has shown to you. Be not resentful,be not quarrelsomedon’t let anger dimthe Light of the Son. Be loving, be nice,have self-controllet others seethe fruits of your soul. Be not moody,be not testy or rudelet God’s… (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…)

Today’s Poem: 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…)

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