Tag Archives: God’s Guidance

#throwbackpoem: I Write In Rhyme

to GOD be the GLORY ~ I Write In Rhyme ~ By Deborah Ann I write with rhythm,I write in rhyme . . .so to express my faithas mountain’s I climb. I open my mind,to the Spirit’s leadingso to share with othersmy uphill pleading’s. I write with timing,I write with a beatso to help othersto stay on their feet. I open… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Onward Press

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Onward Press ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, today,I must confessit was trulyone big mess. I bit the dust,fell flat on my faceI couldn’t get upif not for Your grace. Lord, today,I really blew itfailed to rely onthe Holy Spirit. On my own,I went off to fightwithout relyingon Your might. Lord, today,was truly a messbut… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: A Trust Tangible

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A Trust Tangible ~ By Deborah Ann Lord give me a heart,one willing to go doeverything You askthough I don’t know how to. Let me not count on,my own comprehendinginstead let me rely onwhat is Your understanding. Lord give me a mind,one able to go actanything You requirewithout knowing the facts. Let me not refer,to… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Being Faithful

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Being Faithful ~ By Deborah Ann Life isn’t about our dreams,ambitions or desires . . .it’s about being faithfulno matter what transpires. It’s believing in what’s right,trusting the unseen evidenceembracing the Gospel truthwithout doubt or hesitance. It’s being certain and sure,Jesus will do what He saidthe confidence in knowingby His Spirit we’ll be led.… (more…)

Today’s Poem: It Is You Lord

to GOD be the GLORY ~ It Is You Lord ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, it is You who keeps,my lamp burning . . .it is for Your guidancemy heart stays yearning. It is You who gives,me hope and trustit is in Your Wordmy soul stays trussed. Lord, it is You who keeps,my faith steadyit is for Your returnmy mind stays… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: The Meaning To Life

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Meaning To Life ~ By Deborah Ann Life has more meaning,when in God you believeit is more enjoyable . . .when Jesus you receive. It is more peaceful,when others you forgiveit is more compatiblewhen love is what you give. Life has more to offer,when God you daily seekit is more agreeablewhen humble and meek. It… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Examine My Heart Lord

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Examine My Heart Lord ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, search my heart,from the inside outtell me where You findplaces of fear and doubt. See if You see in me,any remaining skepticismput into my heartby religious dogmatism. Lord, pull in the reins,of my heart todayharness them to followYour righteous ways. Yank hard if You must,so closer to… (more…)

Today’s Poem: I Want To Be That Eagle

to GOD be the GLORY ~ I Want To Be That Eagle ~ By Deborah Ann I want to be that eagle,that knows when to soarwho patiently waits . . .for guidance from the Lord. Then I would discover,how to spread my wingsthen I’d be able to conquerall the storms life brings. I want to have the wisdom,to be able to… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Return

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Return ~ By Deborah Ann Everywhere I look,everywhere I turn . . .Lord, I see the needfor so many to return. Return from wandering,from going astrayreturn back to . . .the Life, Truth and Way. Everywhere I step,everywhere I goLord, I notice thosejust going with the flow. Flowing with the world,conforming to its waysfollowing… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Entering Into The Faithful Race

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Entering Into The Faithful Race ~ By Deborah Ann I’m putting on my sneakers,entering into the faithful raceso I’m cushioning my soulwith God’s mercy and His grace. The contest that’s before me,seems a million-miles longbut I will trust in Jesus . . .to help me finish strong. With Him running with me,I’ll focus in on… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Spiritual Eyes

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Spiritual Eyes ~ By Deborah Ann When you are given,spiritual eyes . . .you will keep themon the prize. For eyes focused,on what isn’t clearare eyes that knowJesus’ return is near. When you are given,eyes that believetrue understandingthey will receive. For eyes devoted,to the Life and Wayare eyes to the Truthalways willing to stay.… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Fools For Christ

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Fools For Christ ~ By Deborah Ann Hurting CHRISTians all around,I hear your pain, I know the soundI see the battle that you fight . . .being for Jesus His saving light. I know your hurts are for real,you cannot help how you feelin the world you are despisedbut you’re precious in God’s eyes. In… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Be Still & Know

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Be Still & Know ~ By Deborah Ann Stop what you’re doing,I want you to be awedbe still and knowthat I am your God. Quit trying,let Me take care of youquit stumblingI know just what to do. Quick fretting,let Me work this outquit worryinggive Me all your doubt. Quit panicking,I have your backquit strugglingI know… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Playing Hide and Seek

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Playing Hide-and-Seek ~ By Deborah Ann Some people with God,play hide-and-seek . . .they pray to Him onlywhen their feeling weak. But, oh when their strong,without Him they reckonthey can do anythingwithout first seeking Him. Some people with God,like to play gamesthey only seek Himfor material gains. But, oh when their down,and out of… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Drawing A Line

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Drawing A Line ~ By Deborah Ann There is a line,we mustn’t crossnor is it one overwhich we can gloss. For It separates,the dark from the lightand we must choosewhich battle to fight. There is a line,we mustn’t straddlenor is it on onewe should travel. For it divides,where our treasures laybe it up in heavenor… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: The Very Best Of Me

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Very Best Of Me ~ By Deborah Ann Oh, God I want to give You,the very best of meso go ahead and searchand tell me what You see. If there be anything,You want to altermy whole life to YouI willingly offer. Oh, God I want You to be,in my life clearly greaterso go ahead… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Smooth Sailing

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Smooth Sailing ~ By Deborah Ann Today there’s smooth sailing,the water’s calm and stillit is such a gorgeous day . . .to just sit back and chill. Got nothing on my mind,my heart seems to be at restmy worries are but fewI am feeling at my best. As I go about my morning,I forget… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Spare-Tire Christians

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Spare-Tire Christians ~ By Deborah Ann Spare-tire Christians,smooth and tread-bareonly have faith . . .when they lose air. Calling on God,only when deflatedthe rest of the timetheir ego’s inflated. Spare-tire Christians,come out of the trunkonly when they run . . .out of good luck. Praying to God,for an easy, quick fixthen they speed offback… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Hat Juggling

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Hat Juggling ~ By Deborah Ann We all wear various hats,of miscellaneous kinds . . .we all have certain rolestossing around in our minds. But, when for the Lord,we perform our tasksHe’ll help us balance themwhen for His help we ask. We all wear assorted hats,of differing forms . . .we all have vast… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Heal Our Land Lord

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Heal Our Land Lord ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, this country . . .is so in need of healingbefore the day every kneewill be to You kneeling. For the time will come,when every one will confesshow they did or didn’t . . .contribute to the mess. Lord, we need to turn back,our trust over to… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Diligently Seeking

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Diligently Seeking ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, help me each day,to diligently seek Youlet it be Your light in meI see shinning through. Give me the dedication,to study and readso that in Your WordI’ll find all that I need. Lord, help me each day,to trust in what I believegive me the patienceso my crown… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: My Life Is God’s

to GOD be the GLORY ~ My Life Is God’s ~ By Deborah Ann My life is God’s,to Him it belongsHis plans for meI gladly go along. In Him I live,He moves my soulto believe He is . . .the One in control. My life is God’s,and not my ownonly for how longby Him is known. In Him I exist,my breath… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Oh, To Hear His Voice

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Oh, To Hear His Voice ~ By Deborah Ann Oh, to hear His voice in clarity,confusion to come to ceaseto rid our life of all anxietywith the infusion of His peace. To know His voice of wisdom,all foolishness put to an endto listen for His instructionson life’s every path and bend. To know His voice… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Jesus’ Healing Touch

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Jesus’ Healing Touch ~ By Deborah Ann Jesus’ healing touch,is just a brush away . . .when you go to Himon your knees and pray. He will touch your heart,mend the breaks withinput back all the piecestill a new life begins. Jesus’ saving touch,is close and near . . .He will rid your soulof all that… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Life In The Pasture

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Life In The Pasture ~ By Deborah Ann Life in the pasture,isn’t always green . . .for nothing appearsalways as it seems. Though the grass is soft,underneath my feetoften with a dry patchmy footsteps still meet. That is why I pray,for Jesus to lead mearound the rough patchesbefore them I even see. For He is… (more…)

Today’s Poem: A Heart Searched By God

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A Heart Searched By God ~ By Deborah Ann A heart searched by God,feels the pain and stingas He signals outevery sinful thing. It weeps and it sobs,begs for forgivenessfor it’s a heart awareof its own wickedness. A heart open to God,sees its carnal selfhow it puts importanceonly on and in itself. It sees the… (more…)

#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…)

Today’s Poem: God Ways Are Better

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God’s Ways Are Better ~ By Deborah Ann God’s ways are not ours,for ours ways are skewedand often God’s directionwe don’t want to include. We think we understand,what God wants us to dobut we fail to look at thingsfrom His point of view. God’s plans are not ours,for ours are often rashbefore consulting Himout the… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Look Not

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Look Not ~ By Deborah Ann Look not to the past,don’t stop and turn your headinstead look to the futurewith Jesus up ahead. Don’t reminisce,on that which is already donerather let your heartto Jesus be eternally drawn. Look not to the past,remember not your regretsinstead look to the futureand the soon coming events. Don’t… (more…)

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: Walking In His Light

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Walking In His Light ~ By Deborah Ann The children of Godwalk in His light . . .for they know everydaydarkness they’ll fight. They are battle ready,their armor they put onfor the children of Godto His Word are drawn. The children of God,by His Spirit are leadfor they know the trapssatan’s has for them ahead.… (more…)

Today’s Poem: If God ~

to GOD be the GLORY ~ If God ~ By Deborah Ann If for us God has plans,if He knows our futurewhy don’t we believeand trust Him sooner? If He has for us good things,if He provides our needswhy don’t we follow Himregardless of where He leads? If God gives us joy,if He fills us with peacewhy doesn’t our faith… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Restarts and Retakes

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Restarts and Retakes ~ By Deborah Ann God is a God,of new beginningsfor He is a Godwho is forgiving. When we sin,repent and confessHe gives us more graceto onward press. God is a God,of fresh, clean startsfor He is a Godwho knows our hearts. When we fall,or should we stumbleHe helps us to bemore meek… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: An Albatross

to GOD be the GLORY ~ An Albatross ~ By Deborah Ann Some say I am,an out-dated albatrossbecause I still clingto Jesus on the cross. They say I am,liberation’s hindrancebecause I believein Jesus’ saving grace. They say I am,progression’s impedimentbecause I havea Godly temperament. They say I am,an obstacle in the waybecause I followthe Life, Truth and Way. But, I… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Oh, So Willing

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Oh, So Willing ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, You know we can’t do,anything without YouYou also know . . .we’ll still try to. You know in our flesh,we’re so very weakYou also know . . .it’s our own will we seek. Lord, You know we want,to always follow after YouYou also know . . .sometimes… (more…)

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