Tag Archives: thanks

Dear God,

My thanks are oft in short supply, Regard for You tends to belie The deep and constant love I feel. Your tenderness has such appeal; always nearby.   So thank you for the rain today, For Spring’s fresh smell and growth’s array Which fills my senses glistening new. Your crisp, pure sprouts push into view; […]


When the world seems to be shrouded in chaos, When a hurdle on the road in my privileged life Seems too much to bear, When my emotions threaten to crush me, I take a breath And turn to Him The One who took me in His arms And forgave everything, Who gifted mercy when I […]

Thank You

Prayers and blessings appreciated   So much to express I haven’t the words yet I’ve so many blessings my heart is stirred promises given and kept I can’t count my thanks must first be paramount.   My God, you are faithful, I’ve prayed for this day, and I knew it was coming in your time […]

In Praise

They Know Even as gray clouds obscure blue skies birds sweetly sing praises to You. Your name floats along their song as they lift it onto the morning mist.   They know even in winter’s frost You provide for them and they give thanks.   Stark branches are aerial risers from which this chorus croons, […]

Fruit of the Spirit: Joy

Understanding and Embracing Joy “As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Now remain in my love. If you obey my commands, you will remain in my love, just as I have obeyed my Father’s commands and remain in his love. I have told you this so that my joy may be […]