Monthly Archives: November 2010

JEHOVAH NISSI

When we’ve done all But it’s not enough To quell disaster Shall we declare defeat Cry out in despair Sink in self pity   Wait for God’s hand His work is perfect To make peace from chaos Wait on the … Continue reading

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Cry Out Loud Lullaby

When you hurt I hurt and When you cry I cry When you laugh I laugh I love you my son Now I pray for you In pain I cry to God My tears flow for you God loves you … Continue reading

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Psalm 33: 2-9 (The Bible)

Rejoice in the LORD, O ye righteous: for praise is comely for the upright. Praise the LORD with harp: sing unto him with the psaltery and an instrument of ten strings. Sing unto him a new song; play skilfully with a … Continue reading

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Hide Me in the Rock

Hide me in the rock Far away from view Clothe me in your righteousness For I am not like you Hide me in the rock Take away my guilt Tell me again that I’m clean For I am not enough … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Blessings to All … Psalm 100 (The Bible)

1Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all ye lands. 2Serve the LORD with gladness: come before his presence with singing. 3Know ye that the LORD he is God: it is he that hath made us, and not we ourselves; we … Continue reading

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Psalm 103:8-14 (The Bible)

8The LORD is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and plenteous in mercy. 9He will not always chide: neither will he keep his anger for ever. 10He hath not dealt with us after our sins; nor rewarded us according to … Continue reading

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Thank you, LORD

Thank you for my husband For another day and hour Thank you, thank you Thank you for technicians For nurses and for doctors Thank you, thank you How you stayed so near us Through every trying moment Is so like … Continue reading

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Husband in Hospital

My husband is in the hospital. Went by ambulance this morning. He seems a little better but they are keeping him overnight. Have not found the problem yet. I will be staying with him in the hospital, so I’ll be … Continue reading

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Romans 8:26-28 (The Bible)

26 Likewise the Spirit also helps in our weaknesses. For we do not know what we should pray for as we ought, but the Spirit Himself makes intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered. 27 Now He who … Continue reading

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Covering My Disgrace

Inadequate am I Lacking in wisdom So many choices To make One moment to decide No time to contemplate Follow my heart I decide I call on my God From the cliff where I hang Dangling in air where For … Continue reading

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The World Turns

The world turns My heart yearns For peace and safety For the ones I love Days gone by that Once distressed me Compared with troubles Now all around me Seem small and Insignificant My own travails Seemed larger then My … Continue reading

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Remind Me Again of Your Faithfulness

Psalm 50: 14:15: Offer unto God thanksgiving; and pay thy vows unto the most High: And call upon me in the day of trouble: I will deliver thee, and thou shalt glorify me. Offer unto God thanksgiving Pay thy vows unto the … Continue reading

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Don’t You Get It? It’s a Social Thing!

Shady doesn’t speak words, but there are times he makes his message plain. Shady longs for community. I feed Shady at the same time we eat. I place a serving of his special canned feast on his little saucer and … Continue reading

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Chicken Thighs w/Carrots, Onion, Kale (Revised)

My virus scan begins at 12:00 noon each day, a curse I have tried to change without success. When it starts, it makes everything else move so slowly that continuing on my blog is useless. This was the perfect time … Continue reading

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God Answers Prayer – A Memoir

My husband at the time this took place was Bill, a man 21 years my senior, an overcomer of disability, and a wonderful husband and companion. I lost Bill in 1996 to Multiple Myeloma. Bill decided one day after slipping … Continue reading

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Housework – The Interruption that Rules

Housework gets in the way of writing, blogging, cooking, relaxing, whatever else there is to do. Today I really want to write, not just any writing; I want to revise my manuscript. But, I should mop the floor. I make … Continue reading

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Treetop Mockingbird

What delight there is here Gently swaying treetop Autumn leaves swing freely What song bird do I hear Clinging to a treetop Mockingbird sings sweetly What calls a leaping squirrel High into the branches Burrow in a treetop What says … Continue reading

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Psalm 45 – The Bible

1 My heart is stirred by a noble theme as I recite my verses for the king; my tongue is the pen of a skillful writer. 2 You are the most excellent of men and your lips have been anointed … Continue reading

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The Invincible Woman

The woman about whom I wrote this verse had cerebral palsy and sickle cell anemia. She used a motorized chair most of the time because walking was nearly impossible. She cared for her two-year-old child herself. She could chase her … Continue reading

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A Thankful Heart

God bless the people that bless others I thank God for help I’ve received I’ve given some and received a lot From people that care From those who dare To open their hearts Their homes and resources Who’ve shown me … Continue reading

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