Tag Archives: Peace

Today’s Poem: God’s Wise Ways

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God’s Wise Ways ~ By Deborah Ann Belka God’s ways are wise,they’re full of wisdomfor they go againstthe world’s system. They lead and guide,to the righteous waynot the one followedso widely today. God’s ways are holy,they are profoundnothing about themare found unsound. For they are rich,thoughtful and deepbringing mercy and hopewhen His truths we keep.… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Commit

to GOD be the GLORY   ~ Commit ~ By Deborah Ann Belka Commit your ways to the Lord,trust Him to complete in you . . .everything He has startedall that He has yet to do. Place your life in His hands,trust Him to mold and to formand your heart and your mindHe will begin to transform. Give to the… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Think About the Joy 

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Think About the Joy ~ By Deborah Ann Belka Some days Lord,sadness wakes up with meno matter what I do . . .it just won’t let me be. Some days grief,takes its choking holdI feel my knees buckle . . .as they begin to fold. Some days sorrow,follows me all aroundlike a heap, all I want . .… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Think About the Joy

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Think About the Joy ~ By Deborah Ann Belka Some days Lord,sadness wakes up with meno matter what I do . . .it just won’t let me be. Some days grief,takes its choking holdI feel my knees buckle . . .as they begin to fold. Some days sorrow,follows me all aroundlike a heap, all I want . .… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: The Path of Grief

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Path of Grief ~ By Deborah Ann Belka The path of grief,is long and steepday’s pass slowlynight’s just creep. The road’s winding,the pain reelsbrokennessis all one feels. The path of sorrow,is wide and deepone never knowswhen they’ll weep. The way is hard,the despair intensethe valley seemsso immense. The path of grief,is long and steepbut… (more…)

Today’s Poem: What is This Mystery 

to GOD be the GLORY ~ What is This Mystery ~ By Deborah Ann Belka Lord, what is this mystery,You’re performing in mewhat is it that You’re doingin places, I cannot see? What are Your hands making,what now are they holdingis this too something elsein my life needing molding? Lord, what are Your plans,what is Your strategywhy is it I have… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Through The Eyes of Grief

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Through The Eyes of Grief ~ By Deborah Ann Through the eyes of grief,I’ve seen the effects of painI’ve watched others fall apartfrom under its heavy strain. I’ve witnessed for myself,the heartbreak of tragedyI’ve experienced the depthof its excruciating agony. Through the eyes of grief,I’ve seen sorrow’s anguishI’ve watched mine dissipateI’ve also seen it languish.… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Grief Is Like an Ocean

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Grief Is Like an Ocean ~ By Deborah Ann Grief is like an ocean,it ebbs in and outsome days are calmothers are a wipeout. Grief is like a stream,that keeps on flowingsome days it slows downothers it comes rushing. Grief is like the wind,that seems not to easesome days get gustyothers are but a breeze.… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Morning Joy

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Morning Joy ~ By Deborah Ann Some days its hard,just getting out of bedmy heart seems as if . . .it were full of lead. Pain and heartache,has it weighed downas does the heavinessof wearing sorrows frown. But, today will be,a day I will rise . . .without one tearwelling in my eyes. Instead… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Fading Memories

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Fading Memories ~ By Deborah Ann I still count the days,since you’ve been goneto fading memoriesI am still clinging on. They are all it seems,I have left of you . .as old photo albumsI cry my way through. I still hear your laughter,see those smiling eyesI still can rememberour last, final goodbye’s. There isn’t… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Good Morning Joy

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Good Morning Joy ~ By Deborah Ann Good morning joy,it’s so nice to see youits such a blessingto have you in my view. Good morning joy,thank you for greeting meit’s so nice knowingtoday with me you’ll be. Good morning joy,it’s a wonder you are hereI know God sent youto dry my every tear. Good morning… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: God Comforts the Mournful 

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God Comforts the Mournful ~ By Deborah Ann Some people appear,strong on the outsidewhen really they’re fallingapart on the inside. Some people pretend,they have it all togethersome contend aloneany storm they can weather. Some people claim,they don’t need any aidsome camouflagejust how much their afraid. Some people look,happy and joyfulsome disguise so wella heart, sorrowful.… (more…)

Today’s Poem: My Grief Reliever

to GOD be the GLORY ~ My Grief Reliever ~ By Deborah Ann I have felt grief . . .smacking me on the shoulderI have felt it in my guthit me like a ten-ton boulder. I have felt its shock,just like a lighting boltI’ve felt its thunderdeliver stunning jolt. I have felt grief . . .punch me square in my faceI’ve… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Through The Valley Of Grief

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Through The Valley Of Grief ~ By Deborah Ann God’s brought me through,the valley of pain . . .gave me His strengthfor He knew my strain. He took me by the hand,lead me through my griefpromised with each stepin Him I’d find relief. I held on so tightly,for I thought I’d faintbut God became for… (more…)

Today’s Poem: When Grief Takes A Hold

to GOD be the GLORY ~ When Grief Takes A Hold ~ By Deborah Ann When my grief,takes a hold of mewhen blinded byall the tears I see. That’s when I call,on God’s graceto shine His gloryon my weeping face. When my pain,makes me writheand I find itso hard to breathe. That’s when I call,on God’s mercyto keep my faithin Him… (more…)

Today’s Poem: A New Song

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A New Song ~ By Deborah Ann A new song,God’s put in my heartof how His mercycame to do its part. He took my sorrow,turned it into hopegave me the graceeach day to cope. A new song,I’m going to singso others to Him . . .my grief might bring. He’s given to me,a brand new… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Should Have Been Crushed

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Should Have Been Crushed ~ By Deborah Ann I should have been crushed,by the weight of sorrowI should have not been ableto face another tomorrow. I should have been shattered,from a heart that was brokenI should have collapsedunder words left unspoken. I should have been held down,by the heaviness of painI should have not been… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: This Hurts

to GOD be the GLORY ~ This Hurts ~ By Deborah Ann Lord this hurts,even after all these yearsthis empty, void spacestill brings me to tears. Like a knife,my heart its cut throughso I’ll continue to give . . .this pain over to You. Lord this hurts,in every single wayit still is painfulno matter what they say. Like a vise,my… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Truly

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Truly ~ By Deborah Ann I know from experience,God sends us heartbreakand through it I’ve learnedHe truly doesn’t forsake. Though at the time,we may think God isn’t nearit’s at that very moment . . .we must give Him this fear. For, in the midst of tragedy,Jesus is also thereand our pain and sorrowHe truly… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Pain Unimaginable

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Pain Unimaginable ~ By Deborah Ann God brought into my life,pain unimaginableheartache so deepit was unfathomable. But, through it I found,the meaning of steadfastand onto my joyI’ve learned to holdfast. God brought into my life,sorrow unthinkablesuffering so vastit was unmeasurable But, though it I discovered,the surpassing of peaceand now I understandwhy it will never… (more…)

Today’s Poem: The Sting of Death

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Sting of Death ~ By Deborah Ann When the sting of death,first burned into my soulI never thought againI could be made whole. But God sent to me,all the grace I neededas the tide of griefebbed and receded. When the sting of death,brought its gloomy sorrowI didn’t think I could everface another tomorrow. But… (more…)

Today’s Poem: God Gave Me Peace

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God Gave Me Peace ~ By Deborah Ann God gave me peace,the day you diedas into His bottlemy tears I cried. I knew they’d be safe,there in His carefor He knew the depthof my despair. God showed me grace,the day you perishedby keeping my hopein Him nourished. He knew my heart,couldn’t handle the breakwithout His… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: The Gulf of Grief

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Gulf of Grief ~ By Deborah Ann In the depth of despair,there is a gulf of grief . . .where the sorrows of this lifeleaves us begging for relief. The hurting soul can’t calm,or remove the heartbreakit needs the healing touchof the One who won’t forsake. We thirst for healing waters,for a peaceful resting… (more…)

Today’s Poem: The Process of Grief 

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Process of Grief ~ By Deborah Ann Grief is a process,time it does not knowit keeps its own rhythmtis why it ebbs and flows. It swells like a wave,rising in your chestyou never know whenit will rise or crest. Grief is a phase,time means not a thingit keeps its own beattis why it’s so… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Joy Comes On Morning’s Light

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Joy Comes On Morning’s Light ~ By Deborah Ann Joy comes,to heart’s brokenjoy returnsin words unspoken. Joy arises,from out of the pitsjoy emergeswith strength and grit. Joy enters,with peace and calmjoy becomesthe soul’s healing balm. Joy reaches,into mind’s affectedJoy arriveswhen least expected Joy follows,weeping nightsjoy ariseson morning’s light! ~~~~~~ Psalm 30:5 For his anger endureth… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Blessing Upon Blessing

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Blessing Upon Blessing ~ By Deborah Ann Blessing upon blessing,God wants to giveHe wants you to repentso He can forgive. God wants your heart,He wants your soulin Him He wants youto be complete and whole. Mercy upon mercy,God wants you to receiveHe wants your faithso in Him you’ll believe. God wants your troubles,He wants… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Blessed Are The Meek

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Blessed Are The Meek ~ By Deborah Ann Blessed are those who are humble,those who are submissive and meekthose who give themselves to Godwho’s will they obediently seek. Blessed are those who are gentle,those who are patient and tolerantthose who are rarely provokedwho are restrained and moderate. Blessed are those who are tranquil,those who are… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: God’s Wonders are All Around

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God’s Wonders are All Around ~ By Deborah Ann God’s wonders are all around,so many blessings for you to seejust use your imagination . . .come now take a look with me. You’ll see one in a sunset,another when it’s on its risecasting its beauty upon ussplendor right before our eyes. You’ll hear one… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Going Home

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Going Home ~ By Deborah Ann I know the valley is before me,there’s nothing for me to fearalone I’ll walk death’s pathbut, God promises to be near. His love shall be my comfort,His strength will get me throughon the other side of the shadowHis light shines bright and true. I will go to sleep… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Promises Galore

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Promises Galore ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, when I’m feeling beaten,when l feel trodden on and downYou promised I’d be a conquerorand to give me victories crown. And when I’m feeling bound up,when my spirit’s tied up in knotsYou promised to be my delivererand to capture all my thoughts. And when I’m feeling confused,when… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Trust ~ Delight ~ Commit

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Trust ~ Delight ~ Commit ~ By Deborah Ann Trust in the Lord and do good,do what you know you shouldgive to Him your every needthen on His faithfulness feed. Delight yourself in the Lord,the crown of life is your awardyour heart desires He’ll grantfor He’s the God of can’s not cant’s. Commit your ways… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Sunrise

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Sunrise ~ By Deborah Ann Oh, Lord today I was breathless,when I saw the beauty of Your lovewhile gazing at the sunrise . . .peaking through the skies above. I watched as the stars disappeared,fading with the dark of nightas the early morning rays beamedwith the hope of eternal light. As the sun rose… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Trust Fund

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Trust Fund ~ By Deborah Ann Got me a trust fund,use it every dayI can always count on itespecially when I pray. God is the grantor,His assets are all mineit’s just like havingan eternal credit line. I withdraw from it often,but I never take a lossfor the rates are based onthe finished work of… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Lord, I Looked for You Today

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Lord, I Looked for You Today ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, I looked for you todayDaughter, I saw you . . . From the time I woke upUpon your arising . . . In the early morning lightI was the sunrise that greeted you . . . During the afternoon heatI was the warmth of… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Small Blessings

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Small Blessings ~ By Deborah Ann Small blessings . . .shower on us everydaybut, often to themwe question or downplay. At times, we don’t notice,these tiny drops of gracethey seem so insignificantfor us, to truly embrace. If we were to slow down,we couldn’t count them allfor they’re immeasurablethough they seem so small. When we… (more…)

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