Faced with a diagnosis of cancer Janis has started to write poems most mornings after studying the Bible
As I face a cancer diagnosis, the Lord sustains me with His wraparound presence. So much solace can be found in the Psalms.
To make it through this journey with a cancer diagnosis, I decided to let my thoughts and feelings come out through my writing. So far, it’s been poetry.
This is Advent Week Five. The focus is on LOVE. Love came down in the form of a BABE. God gave His only Son to us. The Incarnation. Love at its highest. Love at its highest. By reading through God’s Word we can know more and more about this love. And we also learn how… Continue reading Advent Week Four – Love
Peace This Advent Week Two. We focus on peace. We learn more about it. At this moment we all need God’s peace, more than ever. Jesus did say, “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled… Continue reading Advent Week Two – Peace
Advent Week One HOPE I haven’t written in a while. I have been on a painting spree. For each day of November, I painted every day. This week is Advent Week One – hope. Today was different. I painted and wrote two poems. I will share one with you today. This is an Abecedarian poem.… Continue reading Advent Week One
By reading scripture every day I am starting to see God’s plan – clearer. Join us at Growing through God’s Word Facebook Group. Let’s find the freedom to live. Today these are the passages I studied: Psalm 63:1-8; Numbers 13:1-2, 17-14:9; Matthew 17:22-27 In the Psalm, I loved the first verse, You, God, are my… Continue reading Freedom to Live – Sunday Stillness Link
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
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?
Check out Haiku poetry and watercolour painting by artist Janis Cox.