A Poem The poem, “The Mighty Planner”, below was inspired after reading scripture. Lord God Mighty Planner Ruler of all From Creation through to New Creation You knew everything before it happened The Tabernacle built to Your specifications Every part of it every detail made for a reason Even John the Baptist’s death with his… Continue reading The Mighty Planner – a poem
Happy Thanksgiving 2020 and a Poetry Linkup Wishing you all God’s blessings today and always. May you cherish God’s creation, friends and family. Thanksgiving 2020. If you need prayer, please email me at Janis. Blessings Janis Another Thanksgiving in 2015 – Here is my poem for today. Another abecedarian. Peace Another Beautiful Calm Day Enlightenment… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving 2020
Living in Time Today – a Poem Living in Time Today Want, desire The need for more and more. Stop. Trying to keep up and Striving Hurts the soul. What is time? This moment is The time to live. Look around you Count the gifts Record them. God says to Seek Him first. Then look… Continue reading Living in Time Today
From the Beginning to End – an Abecedarian Poem After reading my scriptures for the morning, God inspired me to write this abecedarian poem. Starting from the beginning with “a” and running to the end with “z”. The scriptures were: Psalm 119:97-104, Numbers 11:1-9, Romans 16:17-20. From the Beginning to End After the Beginning of… Continue reading From the Beginning to End
To hear from God we need to be still. Stillness – How to Hear from God Being still So hard to do Stop Pause Release Drop shoulders Slow heart rate Focus on Jesus Come, Lord Jesus Deep breath Then another Feel the tension ease Let go of all thoughts Except for Jesus He is My… Continue reading How Can I Hear From God Today?
The Right Place A poem of reflection, “Look at the Right Place”, after these morning’s scriptures – Psalm 121; Exodus 12:29-42; Romans 13:1-7 Look at the Right Place Should it be “To thine own self be true” Or “Let him deny himself”? As we look to God And His Word We see how we need… Continue reading Can You Look at the Right Place to Live your Life?
A new poem about change. The Winds of Change Already to change because God has chosen this as the time to do radical revision to everything I do Find my true purpose God will show me how to go forth I will keep close – not jumping ahead of Him
An Abecedarian poem I didn’t feel free to write poetry. But God did. A new type of poetry, abecedarian, kickstarted my love of poetry. These past months I have written many poems as I read and studied scripture. I started a 3-year Bible plan in the spring. Each day I read 3 scriptures. I use… Continue reading How Can an Abecedarian Poem Free Us?
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Hot and Cold Today I am trying a poetry form called quadrille (44 words). The prompt is “gather”. My poem is called “Hot and Cold”. I am joining Dverse – Poets Pub. Springtime in the country. After a big snowstorm last weekend we had beautiful sunshine. Glorious time. We are still waiting for the snow to… Continue reading Hot and Cold – A Quadrille Poem