Tag Archives: Rest

#throwbackpoem: The Ocean’s Shore

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Ocean’s Shore ~ By Deborah Ann As I stroll along,the ocean’s shoreI feel blessedto my very core. Though I don’t know,the water’s depthI’m sure the Lord guidesmy every step. As I listen to,the waves that roarI trust God’s Spiritover storms to soar. Just like the warm sand,and cool sea must meetI know God’s the… (more…)

Today’s Poem: The Bluster of Fluster

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Bluster of Fluster ~ By Deborah Ann Some times my joy,I need to muster . . .whenever I’m feelingthe bluster of fluster. For, I can get so caught up,in the world’s fallen statethat my eternal happinessfrom me it starts to shake. Sometimes my hope,I need to summon . . .as I start to feeldowncast… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Hear Me, Hold Me, Hide Me

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Hear Me, Hold Me, Hide Me ~ By Deborah Ann Hear me Oh Lord,open to me Your eartake away from methe sum of my fear. Keep me in the night,while shadows moveso that my trustto You I may prove. Hold me up Lord,don’t let me slipkeep Your Wordsfixed on my lips. Let my prayers flow,straight… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Contemplating My Faith

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Contemplating My Faith ~ By Deborah Ann Sometimes to myself,I have a long talk . . .I ponder how I’ve walkedthe faithful walk. I dwell on my hope,with care I think aboutthe times I trusted Godand those full of doubt. Sometime to myself,I sit and meditate . . .with fear and tremblingmy faith I contemplate.… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Unwind

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Unwind ~ By Deborah Ann Come My child,tell me what’s on your mindcome and rest with Mefrom your troubles unwind. Tell me all about them,unload yourself on Mecome so from your worriesI may set you free. Come My child,sit here with Me for a spellcome so I may give youwater from the living well.… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: I Walk By Faith

to GOD be the GLORY ~ I Walk By Faith ~ By Deborah Ann I walk by faith,not by sightbecause Jesusis my light. His Word my path,illuminatesso His stepI can duplicate. His Spirit dwells,inside of meso I can trustwhat I can’t see. His guidance helps,me finally findpeace for bothheart and mind. I walk by faith,in His lightfor I trust Jesus .… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: My Hope Doesn’t Disappoint

to GOD be the GLORY ~ My Hope Doesn’t Disappoint ~ By Deborah Ann My hope doesn’t disappoint,it never lets me downit allows me to keep . . .both heart and mind sound. It gives me reasons,to rejoice and to singit encourages mein the storms life brings. My hope doesn’t disappear,it never goes awayit enables me to stayon the narrow pathway.… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: God, My Tranquility

to GOD be the GLORY God, My Tranquility ~ By Deborah Ann God, my Tranquility,my Peace, my CalmYou are to my soula healing balm. You alone provide,the rest that I needwhen in Your WordI graze and feed. God, my Quietude,my Repose, My RestYour love and mercykeeps me daily blessed. You silence my heart,with Your still small voiceYou are the reasonin truth… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Our Hope

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Our Hope ~ By Deborah Ann Hope paints a lovely picture,of our future gloryit displays all the detailsof God’s eternal story. It’s etched in our hearts,engraved on our mindsit understands the will of GodHis plans and His designs. Hope is our confidence,our faithful expressionit leaves on our soulsa lasting impression. It is everlasting peace,a… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: God, My Need

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God, My Need~ By Deborah Ann God, my Need,my Want, My Desirelet Your Spirit in meurge and inspire. Quench my thirst,feed my inner hungergive me an appetite . . .to absorb Your wonder. God my Longing,my Yearning, my Passionlet me take in every ounceof Your loving compassion. Provide for me each day,my spiritual breadso… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: In The Sea of Faith

to GOD be the GLORY ~ In The Sea of Faith ~ By Deborah Ann Life is like a fish bowl,we keep swimming aroundin circles we revolve . . .just like a merry-go-round. At times we get dizzy,and we’re left in a dazeit’s like we’re spinningin a sea of milky-haze. So many worries,whirling all around . . .it’s as if our… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Give Me a Sense of Humor

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Give Me a Sense of Humor ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, give me a sense of humor,a spirit that is light . . .so when I feel the dreariestmy heart can sparkle bright. Let me learn to giggle,when something tickles melike my baby grandsonas I bounce him on my knee. Let me learn to chuckle,like… (more…)

Today’s Poem: God, My Heart

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God, My Heart ~ By Deborah Ann God, my Heart,my Life, my SoulYou have made mecomplete and whole. For You’ve given me,a heart of flesh . . .so my spirit with Yourscould interlock and mesh. God, my Mind,my Thought, my ConscienceYour Word has shown mesin and its consequence. For it’s active and piercing,discerning and livingtrains… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Taking It Easy and Slow

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Taking It Easy and Slow ~ By Deborah Ann Today I am resting,taking it easy and slowfor tomorrow . . .may deal me a big blow. So today I’ll relax,decompress and unwindfor tomorrow . .may be to me unkind. Today I am recuperating,from the wear and tearfor tomorrow . . .may arrive like a bear.… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: While The Lord Is Still Near

to GOD be the GLORY ~ While The Lord Is Still Near ~ By Deborah Ann Seek the Lord while He’s still near,while His mercy can still be foundpray for Him to direct you . . .while His Spirit is still around. Give to the Lord your whole heart,call on Him while you still canappeal to Him to renew your faithwhile… (more…)

Today’s Poem: I’m Completely Convinced

to GOD be the GLORY ~ I’m Completely Convinced ~ By Deborah Ann I am convinced I belong to God,that nothing can separate usI am sure and I am confident . . .and so in Him I put all my trust. Storms may toss and blow my way,but I will not be swept out to seafor I am sure and I… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Here I AM

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Here I AM ~ By Deborah Ann Here I AM,looking out for youcounting your every stepguiding you all the wayeach and every day. Here I AM,feeling all your hurthealing all your paintaking away the stingshielding you with My wing. Here I AM,always besides younever leaving, never partingfor I AM always hereI AM forever near. Here I AM,seeing… (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…)

#throwbackpoem: Jesus Is All I Need

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Jesus Is All I Need ~ By Deborah Ann All that I need, Jesus is it,all that I was, He has seenall of the pieces finally fitfor He is all I need. All that I desire, He gives,all that I want, He has gotall of my sins, He forgivesfor He is all I need. All… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Shine His Light

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Shine His Light ~ By Deborah Ann In a world full of darkness,shine His light . . .in these times of uncertaintybe His light. In the lives of those lost,radiate the Light . . .in the souls that are dyingexpose the Light. In the hearts that are hurting,exude the Light . . .in the minds… (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…)

Today’s Poem: God’s Amazing Light

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God’s Amazing Light ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, give me a warm heart,a spirit that is bright . . .let me see everythingthrough Your amazing light. Let me see morning’s dawn,even when it’s bleaklet me see Your splendorwhenever You I seek. Let me be grateful,for each new day givenlet me be thankfuleven when storm driven.… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Totally Surrendered

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Totally Surrendered ~ By Deborah Ann Totally surrendered,God wants it allall that you havenothing is too small. You need to give Him,all of your heartHe wants the whole of itnot just a tiny part. Totally surrendered,God wants to seehow much you wantlike Jesus to be. You need to submit,to His perfect willyou must be… (more…)

Today’s Poem: A Heavenly Conversation

to GOD be the GLORY July 22, 2018 ~ A Heavenly Conversation ~ By Deborah Ann Today I decided,to have a conversationwith God in heavenabout His expectations. So I inquired of Him,what He wanted from meHe responded simply withbelieve in what you can’t see. As we continued to converse,I told Him about my fearsHe said keep to trusting Himfor in heaven… (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: Greet Me At The Gate

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Greet Me At The Gate ~ By Deborah Ann Give me peace Lord,fill me with serenityso that I may facetoday’s uncertainty. Help me to keep,focused in on Youso my eternal aimis always in view. Keep my feet Lord,from the truth slippingkeep my hands Lordon my Bible gripping. Give me wisdom,for what’s lying aheadhelp me to… (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…)

Today’s Poem: I long To Dwell

to GOD be the GLORY ~ I Long To Dwell ~ By Deborah Ann I long to dwell,in eternal peace . . .where fear and deathwill forever cease. Where things are seen,through tear free eyeswhere joyous shoutsare the only cries. I long to dwell,on the other sidewhere with Godbeliever’s reside. Where sorrow stops,as mourning endsto spend eternitywith my forever Friend. I… (more…)

Today’s Poem: A Mind Focused In On Jesus

to GOD be the GLORY ~ A Mind Focused In On Jesus ~ By Deborah Ann A mind focused,in on Jesus . . .is a heart restedon forgiveness. For it acknowledges,it’s once fallen statehow Jesus saved itfrom damnation’s fate. A life centered,on the crossis a soul awareit was once dross. For it recognizes,without the resurrectionthere would be no hopefor eternal salvation.… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Silenced By Love

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Silenced By Love ~ By Deborah Ann Silenced by love,surrounded by calmletting God be . . .my healing balm. Just me and Him,together all alonea quiet confidencein the unknown. Silenced by hope,encircled in trustexamining our heartsjust the two of us. Stilled meditations,whispers at His feeta time of joyfulnesswhen we both meet. Silenced by love,resting in… (more…)

Today’s Poem: When I Leave This World

to GOD be the GLORY ~ When I Leave This World ~ By Deborah Ann When I leave this world,joy I am going out withfor to me heaven isn’ta illusion or a myth. It’s as real as the sky,the earth and the seaI believe there’s a roomwaiting just for me. When I leave this world,perfect peace I’ll findfor to me heaven… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Harden Not Your Heart

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Harden Your Heart Not ~ By Deborah Ann Harden not your heart,to your spiritual conditionlet it not turn coldby your selfish ambition. Let it not turn callous,like the rebellious onelet it not become distantby a grumbling tongue. Harden not your heart,to the Spirit’s leadinglet it not turn frigidby the sins you’re keeping. Let it not… (more…)

Today’s Poem: Rejoicing 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: Take The Plunge

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Take the Plunge ~ By Deborah Ann Go ahead,dive right inbe washedfrom your sin Take the plunge,into the watersthat are Livingwithout borders. Go ahead,jump into the Wellsave yourselfform the pit of hell. Take the leap,into the Springlife everlastingto you it’ll bring. Go ahead,drink thereof . . .the Living Watersof God’s love! ~~~~~ John 4:10-11 Jesus… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: There’s Good News

to GOD be the GLORY ~ There’s Good News ~ By Deborah Ann There’s Good News,for when days are badthere is hope . . .for when you feel sad. There is light,for when all seems dimthere is rest  . . .that comes from Him. There is grace,for when needing morethere is trust . . .when God you implore. There is strength,for… (more…)

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