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#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…)

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…)

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…)

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…)

#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: 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…)

Today’s Poem: Waters Healing

to GOD be the GLORY ~Water’s Healing~ By Deborah Ann In the depth of despair,there is a gulf of grief . . .where the sorrows of lifemakes us beg for relief. The hurting soul can’t calm,or remove its own heartbreakit needs the healing touchof the One who won’t forsake. We thirst for waters healing,a peaceful resting placewhere we can forget… (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…)

#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: 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…)

#throwbackpoem: A Pink-Lemonade Sky

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A Pink-Lemonade Sky ~ By Deborah Ann Give me the sun on the horizon,a pink-lemonade sky above . . .give me a partly cloudy dayand I’ll tell you why Jesus I love. Give me the shade of the elm,the Good Book for me to readgive me something cool to drinkand I’ll have close to… (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: May The Lord Keep You

to GOD be the GLORY ~ May The Lord Keep You ~ By Deborah Ann May the Lord keep you,safely in His caremay you give to Himall your burdens to bear. May He bless you,with hope and peacemay you on Himyour worries release. May the Lord shine,on you His facemay you embraceHis undying grace. May His favor,put joy in your… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Awesome Blossoms

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Awesome Blossoms ~ By Deborah Ann Awesome blossoms,buds of hope on a stemmy summer garden grows . . .like my faith I have in Him. In my flower beds,each bloom providesreminders to praise Godfor all He supplies. White and yellow daisies,petals picked one by onelet know me how I am lovedby my Father and… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: God Keeps His Promises

~ God Keeps His Promises ~ By Deborah Ann God keeps His promises,His Word never failsHis promises He keepsright down to the details. Promises of new life,that His Son bringspromises of hopeto work out all things. Promises of comfort,when trails we facepromises of new mercyand sufficient grace. Promises of blessings,of every spiritual kindpromises of His peaceto guard heart and mind.… (more…)

Today’s Poem: God Of The Sparrow

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God Of The Sparrow ~ By Deborah Ann God of the sparrow,provide our winter seedsupply us with the faithto trust You for all we need. Shelter us in the storms,underneath Your mighty wingsshield us from the bitternessthat winter’s harshness brings. God of the sparrow,furnish our winter warmthkeeps us steadfastlyupon salvation’s hearth. Protect us in… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Oh, God Shelter Me

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Oh, My God Shelter Me ~ By Deborah Ann Oh my God,shelter mekeep me safewithin Thee. For You are to me,my cool Shadowmy safe Havenmy shady Grotto. Oh my God,shield mekeep my closenear to Thee. For You are to me,my quiet Harbormy calm Retreatmy fixed Anchor. Oh, my God,protect mekeep me safesecure in Thee!… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: I See God’s Wonder

to GOD be the GLORY ~ I See God’s Wonder ~ By Deborah Ann I see God’s wonder,I see His lightit does not fadeinto the night. It shines brighter,than the morning sunfor it radiates the loveof His begotten Son. I see the distance,between God and manI know His lovefills the spacious span. For, His love is eternal,forever it will go… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Always The Same

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Always The Same ~ By Deborah Ann Thank You Lord,for being true . . .for never-changingfor staying You. Thank you Lord,for being consistentfor being steadyfor being persistent. Thank You Lord,for being reliablefor being unfalteringfor being dependable. Thank You Lord,for being unfailingfor being stablefor being unwavering. Thank You Lord,for being continualfor being eternalfor being perpetual. Thank… (more…)

Today’s Poem: I Hear God’s Voice

to GOD be the GLORY ~ I Hear God’s Voice ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, I hear Your voice,in the thunder’s roarI hear it crashingon the ocean’s shore. I hear its whisper,in the swaying treesI hear it soaron the quiet breeze. I hear its song,when birds sweetly singI hear it swellon the spread of wings. I hear its laughter,in the… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Lord, Show Me Your Glory

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Lord, Show Me Your Glory ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, show me Your glory,let Your goodness revealmercy that’s everlastingceaseless, undying and real. Show me Your brilliance,a glimpse of Your lightwhere there’ll be no needfor daytime or night. Lord, show me Your glory,let Your perfection shinegive me a glimpse of paradiseheavenly and divine. Show me… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Night Sky

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Night Sky ~ By Deborah Ann When I look out,on the sky at nightI stand gaping . . .at the starry sight. I recall the days,when I was youngand the many wisheson them I made upon. But, now when I see,their starry twinklingthey have me on . . .eternal life thinking. Instead of wishing,for… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: I See God’s Glory

to GOD be the GLORY ~ I See God’s Glory ~ By Deborah Ann     I see God’s wonder,I see His Light . . .it does not fadeinto the night. It shines brighter,than the morning sunit radiates the Lightof His begotten Son. I see the distance,between God and manI see His love . . .fill the empty span. I… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Look Up Into The Heavens

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Look Up Into The Heavens ~ By Deborah Ann When you’re feeling gloomy,when you’re sad and bluelook up into the heavensyour hope will shine through. For, when we focus in on,our destiny that’s aboveour sadness will turn to joyin the light of eternal love. Where you’re feeling lonely,when you are all alonelook up into… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Old Paths

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Old Paths ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, the old paths,are in despair . . .chosen now the onesheading nowhere. The good, perfect way,is still out there . . .but, today it seemsnobody really cares. No one wants to see,the one true way . . .they would rather takethe one leading away. They are walking… (more…)

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