Archive | November 23, 2011

The Gardener

November 23, 2011

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My child, I know your grief Your every burden I share; I know how you are tested Afflictions do not seem fair. At times you fear My indifference To all affecting thee; But know your pain and suffering Are of deep concern to Me. My child, I have a purpose In all that I allow; […]

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To Correct

November 23, 2011

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I beseech you my friend And earnestly seek God’s will for your life And the blessings He brings. Speaking honestly to you Is my greatest desire Yet, it’s difficult to do When corrections required.

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To Live As I Pray

November 23, 2011

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I bowed my head and knelt to pray, “Lord, bless everyone on this fine day. Please help others to do your will Let them know your love is real. Please heal the sick, feed the poor Give comfort and peace, I beg, forlorn.” Then I rose to seize the day In this secular world, gone […]

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November 23, 2011

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The Simplicity of Gratitude

November 23, 2011

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Tears of gratitude I might convey For the smallest blessings That come my way. Life’s little treasures That surprise and unfold Giving us pleasures Richer than gold.

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To Commit a Sin

November 23, 2011

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Every time I commit a sin I bury the whip into His flesh. From those stripes, His blood is shed Hoping I will submit. I swing the hammer with such force The nails pierce His hands and feet His blood pours out to cover my sin A Lamb is slaughtered on Calvary.

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I Beseech You, Lord

November 23, 2011

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I Beseech You, Lord

Take me, break me and make me, dear Lord Just what You want me to be. For, I thought I knew best, but life is a mess Bestow mercy and grace upon me. Help me discover how easy it is To be selfishly lost in my pride. Uncover weakness and greed in me So, I […]

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Whose Am I?

November 23, 2011

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Whose am I

If I am the world’s… I praise and glorify God With a cursed, filthy tongue. I play church on Sunday morning Hung over from the night before. If I am the world’s… I care not about morality But teach strong values publicly. I speak of family virtues As I beat my spouse and children.

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I Come to the Garden Alone

November 23, 2011

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I have come to the garden alone Why then I do not know Am I so scared of the love offered here It’s so different than what I have known. Protective and cautious I’ll be Because the truth is on trial for me. I come from the world, where no good I’ve seen Self preservation […]

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