Longing for a tranquil place   1 comment

 

             Sunset over Lake McConaughy, Ogallala, Ne.

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My soul longs for a tranquil place,

filled with still and quiet peace where a bird’s joyful song

is a moment not taken for granted, but seized,

times when God shows mercy and grace,

and I feel His presence commanding my space,

like the sun’s warm rays stretched over still waters,

and the wind that sends ripples across the lake.

It is with searching heart I gaze into the skies

knowing the testing of my faith

implores a renewed and courageous strength, 

so I’ll not doubt His word, but trust 

Him in those things I don’t understand

 regardless the outcome, whatever it be

for I know that He does have a purpose and plan,

and my life and future secure in His hands.

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Joyce E. Johnson © 2018

One response to “Longing for a tranquil place

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  1. Joyce, it’s been so long since I heard from you. I hope everything is fine with you and yours. I do hope too that your health is better. 🙂 That is a beautiful poem you have there my sister. Keep up the faith. :-).

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