Tag Archives: The Storms of Life

#throwbackpoem: Danger Ahead

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Danger Ahead ~ By Deborah Ann Life is full of danger,challenges galoreproblems too impossiblefor us to ignore. But, we who trust in God,you’ll not see gloomyfor God is our refugewhen life gets stormy. Life is full of perils,hazards aboundingworries that leaveour hearts pounding. But, we who trust in God,rise over them and singfor we… (more…)

Today’s Poem: I Trust Thee Lord

to GOD be the GLORY ~ I Trust Thee Lord ~ By Deborah Ann Forever Lord,I will trust Theeno matter whathappens to me. I will trust Thee,when its sereneI will trust Theefor the unseen. I will trust Thee,when I’m weakI will trust Theewhen all is bleak. I will trust Thee,with my lifeI will trust Theethrough the strife I will trust Thee,when… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: I Know God Will

to GOD be the GLORY ~ I Know God Will ~ By Deborah Ann I know God can,I believe He willso I will wait . . .and I’ll be still. I know He’s able,so I will trustfor Him to dowhat He must. It won’t do me,one bit of goodto fear or doubtas I once would. For I have learned,to sit and… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Above The Roar

to GOD be the GLORY ~Above the Clouds ~ By Deborah Ann Above the clouds,I wish to be . . .beyond the stormsawaiting me. Higher places,I wish to go . . .before the galesstart to blow. Beyond the rain,I wish to fly . . .past the gloomrolling by. Up and over,I wish to soar . . .high abovelife’s daily roar. Above… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: God Of My Peace

to GOD be the GLORY ~ God of My Peace ~ By Deborah Ann God of my peace,Lord of my calmYou are to mea soothing balm. Whatever I need,whatever my careto You I can goin confident prayer. God of my trust,Lord of my hopeYou are the Anchorat the end faith’s rope. No matter the storms,nor how long they beYou’re right in… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Praying For God’s Peace

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Praying for God Peace ~ By Deborah Ann Every day to God,I pray for His peaceI ask that my faithin Him to increase. I pray for renewal,in spirit and in mindI ask that His willwill be easy to find. Every day to God,I pray for directionsI ask Him to give meSpirit filled instructions. I give… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: 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…)

#throwbackpoem: Jesus My Calm

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Jesus, My Calm ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, thank You for being,my calm before the stormfor bringing me peace . . .before it starts to form. For, I never know,when one I’ll go throughand when I do . . .I want it to be with You. Lord, thank You for going,into the storm with methere’s… (more…)

#throwbackpoem Claiming My Peace

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Claiming My Peace ~ By Deborah Ann I’m claiming my peace,I am coming to restknowing that for meGod only has His best. But, it up to me,to trust with all my heartso I’m claiming my peaceupon morning’s start. I’m claiming my quietness,I am going to relyon Jesus’ to steady metill this storm passes by But,… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Worry Ends

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Worry Ends ~ By Deborah Ann Worry ends,when faith kicks init withdrawsto our trust within. For when in God,peace we findworry can’t playwith our mind. Fear ceases,where love existsdoubt dissolveswhere hope persists. For when in Jesus,our faith we placeour fears will fleein the sight of grace. Worry and fear,are forced outwhen to the Lordwe… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Everyone Has Something

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Everyone Has Something ~ By Deborah Ann Everyone has something,messing up their dayeveryone has new stormsfreshly blowing their way. Everyone has problems,throwing them off courseeveryone has troublescoming at them full force. Everyone has dilemmas,they need to addresseveryone has anxietiescausing them to stress. Everyone has worries,tossing them abouteveryone has concernsthey need to work out. But, we… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: First Hand Experience

to GOD be the GLORY ~ First Hand Experience ~ By Deborah Ann Jesus offers rest,from our wearinesssomething we all needfirst hand to experience. For when we seek,the comfort He impartsHis peace will start flowingstraight into our hearts. Jesus offers relief,from our daily burdenssomething we all needto heed and to hearken. For when we release,the weight of our careHis calm will… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: The Loom Of Doom

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Loom of Gloom ~ By Deborah Ann When my heart feels hopeless,when desperation sets inas I become anxious from . . .the turmoil twirling within. I drop to my knees,to my Father I pleafor His perfect peaceto wash over me. When my mind feels helpless,when gloom is on the loomas I become anxious from… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Troubles Abounding

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Troubles Abounding ~ By Deborah Ann In this fallen world . . .they’ll be troubles aboundingworries and caresconceptually confounding. But, Jesus said we’re not,to fret or to despairbut to hand over to Himour every single care. Each day there’s enough,troubles of its ownpacked full of anxietyfrom the things unknown. But, Jesus insisted,we are not… (more…)

#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…)

#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…)

#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…)

#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…)

#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…)

#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…)

#throwbackpoem: Hold On

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Hold On ~ By Deborah Ann I once was like a ship,you could call me a wreckwhen storms came my wayI’d hit hard on the deck. I could not ride out,the worries they broughtfear and apprehensionleft me anxious and fraught. Under the harsh conditions,I would fold under the pressureso severe were my nervesno turbulence could… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Trusiting Jesus

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Trusting Jesus ~ By Deborah Ann Whenever you are afraid,when you feel the burn of fearput your trust in Jesus . . .and let Him draw you near. Whenever you are frighten,when your heart skips a beatput your trust in Jesus . . .lay your anxiety at His feet. Whenever you are nervous,when you… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Above The Roar

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Above the Roar ~ By Deborah Ann Lord, help me navigate,this raging, angry seahelp me to hear above the roarthe directions You have for me. Provide for me a safe harbor,a lifeline I can cling totill these waves of fearI am able to steer through. Let Your Word be my beacon,so I’ll not get lost… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Fully Invested

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Fully Invested ~ By Deborah Ann My heart and soul,in God are investedso I call on Him . . .wherever I’m tested  I use my Bible,to help and defendwhatever tempestthat He may send. I hold onto the truth,when trials I fightI know it will lead mestraight into His light. When storms blow in,on My… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Peace In The Storm

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Peace in The Storm ~ By Deborah Ann Give me peace,in this storm Lordgive me peaceas I know You can . . . I need You to calm,the raging going onI need You to hold metill the jolting is gone. I need You to quiet,the turbulence withinI need Your strengthto fight the whirlwind. I need… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: The Trials of Your Faith

to GOD be the GLORY ~ The Trials of Your Faith ~ By Deborah Ann The trials of your faith,may appear ominouscausing you to lose . . .in God your confidence. But, for every storm,that circulates throughthere’s something profoundGod wants to teach you. The trials of your faith,can be hot and furiousmaking you to think . . .to God your oblivious.… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: As The Storm Rages

to GOD be the GLORY ~ As The Storm Rages ~ By Deborah Ann As the storm rages,as the gusts blowas the reeling wavesmount up and grow. Let Jesus your heart,quill and quiettill the battering windsare calm and silent. As the gales whip,as they howl and roaras the frigid rainon top of you pours. Let Jesus your mind,still and settletil the… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Enduring The Strom

to GOD be the GLORY Enduring The Storm ~ By Deborah Ann Though the storm outside,is swirling all about . . .but inside of me there’s notone single drop of doubt. For, I know God’s in control,of the thunder overheadand there isn’t anythingfor me to fear or dread. The winds may be gusting,tearing things apartbut, there’s a calming breezesweeping through my… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Pedal To The Metal

to GOD be the GLORY ~Pedal to the Metal ~ By Deborah Ann Sometimes God puts,the pedal to the metalHe wants to see if we havethe fortitude or the mettle. So He sends us situations,to see how we’ll reacttesting to see whetherour faith will stay intact. Sometimes God puts,speed traps in our dayto see if we’ll race offor stay on the… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Onward Pressing

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Onward Pressing ~ By Deborah Ann The sea of faith,has its up and downsbut, I know for a factin it I’ll not drown. For I keep holding on,to the cross of graceknowing with Jesusany storm I can face. The sea of faith,has its highs and lowsbut I don’t worryI go where it flows. For… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Riding Out This Storm

to GOD be the GLORY ~ Riding Out The Storm ~ By Deborah Ann I’m riding out this storm, going with the flow no matter how long the winds decide to blow. I’m hanging on, not getting blown away on Jesus I’ll keep my grip till I see the light of day. I’m riding out this storm, going to give it… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: On The Winds of Adversity

to GOD be the GLORY ~ On The Winds of Adversity ~ By Deborah Ann On the winds of adversity, God seems to test us and all we can really do . . . is to hold on to our trust. With each passing gale, that rages through our life all we can really do . . . is to give… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: On Tranquil Seas

to GOD be the GLORY ~ On Tranquil Seas ~ By Deborah Ann On tranquil seas, I wish to sail . . . sans any storm or gathering gale. Smoothing sailing, is all I want no rough waters to leave me gaunt. Just blissful calm, nothing more no raging waves breaking ashore. Peaceful days, restful nights no disturbances in which to… (more…)

#throwbackpoem: Enduring The Storm

to GOD be the GLORY Enduring The Storm ~ By Deborah Ann Though the storm outside, is swirling all about . . . inside of me there’s not one single drop of doubt. For, I know God’s in control, of the thunder overhead and there isn’t anything for me to fear or dread. The winds may be gusting, tearing things apart… (more…)

Poem: One-Step-At-A-Time

to GOD be the GLORY ~ One-Step-At-A-Time ~ By Deborah Ann It’s a daily thing, this Christian walk it’s a one-step-at-a-time thing this Christian walk. It’s a journey, at times a troublesome one it’s a battle with Satan that must be won. It’s a voyage, one storm right after another it’s a struggle to keep our faith from going under.… (more…)

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