PSALMS & MUSINGS OF COMPASSION & COMFORT

FOCUS

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FOCUS...FOCUS.

PRAISE GOD  IN ALL THINGS.

NOT FOR ALL THINGS

THAT LIFE TO US BRINGS.

FOCUS...FOCUS.

GOD IS STILL IN CONTROL.

PRAISE HIM, 

STILL PRAISE HIM

AS BELLS OF DEATH 

HAVE ALREADY TOLLED.

FOCUS...FOCUS.

SPECIAL ANGELS WERE ASSIGNED.

THEY GENTLY 

GUIDED THE WAY

TO ETERNAL PEACE OF MIND.

FOCUS NO MORE

ON DISEASE.

FOCUS NO MORE 

ON DISTRESS.

NO MORE ON

DETERIORATION 

OF BODY AND DIGNITY.

FOCUS 

ON A MIND THAT IS SOARING FREE!

FOCUS…

FOCUS.

ON HEAVENLY BEAMS IN FLIGHT.

THAT GUIDED

FROM A WORLD OF DARKNESS

INTO

GOD’S 

PERFECTING 

LIGHT.

INNER PEACE

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INNER PEACE


I THANK YOU HEAVENLY FATHER,

THAT INNER PEACE 

HAS RESURFACED AT LAST.

WITH THE DAWN OF THIS BEAUTIFUL MORNING,

DISTURBANCES 

OF UNPLEASANT DREAMS HAVE PAST.

I THANK YOU THAT 

NOTHING CAN TRANSPIRE

DURING THIS DAY...

THAT WILL DIVERT YOUR PLAN FOR ME

OR ESCAPE EXECUTION 

OF YOUR WILL OR YOUR WAY.

I THANK YOU FOR AWAKENING ME

WITH A “SOUND MIND” 

AND A “FIXED HEART.”

STAY MY MIND ON THEE, DEAR FATHER,

AS NEW MERCIES 

EACH DAY YOU IMPART.

ACCEPTANCE OF YOUR WILL 

WILL ONLY BECOME EASIER FOR ME,

AS I MEDITATE DEAR GOD,

ON YOUR AWESOME SOVEREIGNTY.

GOD THE FATHER, 

GOD THE SON, GOD THE SPIRIT,

YOUR TRINITY...THREE IN ONE.

LET THIS DAY BE ONE

THAT TRULY GLORIFIES YOU...

AS YOU MINISTER TO MY SPIRIT,

AS YOU WALK ME , GENTLY, THROUGH.

THANK YOU, FATHER, THANK YOU.

ACCEPT THIS ATTITUDE OF PRAISE.

REFRESH…

RENEW…

LET ME FEEL YOUR PRESENCE,

AS MY HANDS WITH HUMILITY ARE RAISED.

AMEN...AMEN...AMEN

   

SILENT SCREAM

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SILENT SCREAM


TODAY...YES EVEN THIS DAY….GOD OUR FATHER 

CAN STILL HEAR OUR “SILENT SCREAM” 

THAT STARTS AT OUR TOES, CREEPS UP THROUGH OUR HEART,

INTO OUR VERY BRAIN, IT SEEMS.

AS IT TRAVELS UPWARD IT GAINS MOMENTUM AS ANXIETIES START TO RISE

IT CAN EMBODY INSECURITIES, SHOCK, GRIEF, DEPRESSION, ANGER, 

HEALTH ISSUES, DISSAPOINTMENTS TOO…

THAT SILENT SCREAM‘S INTENTION IS TO DEGRADE 

OUR SPIRITUAL STRENGTH TO GO THROUGH.

FATHER , YOU CAN SEE OUR FUTURE….FAR...FAR DOWN THE ROAD.

YOU REMAIN IN CONTROL WITH NO DIFFIICULTY CARRYING OUR LOAD.

INSTRUCT YOUR HOLY SPIRIT TO SQUASH THAT SCREAM ...

WHILE DEEP WITHIN US…

TO ARMOR US UP FOR THE BATTLE THROUGH 

OUR SOVEREIGN GOD IN WHOM WE TRUST.

ENHANCE OUR PRAISE AND THANKS FOR VICTORIES ALREADY WON, 

FOR OUR HISTORY WITH THE FATHER, HOLY SPIRIT AND ONLY BEGOTTEN SON.

THE ISSUES OF LIFE PROCEED OUT OF THE HEART

SO FATHER MONITOR OUR THOUGHTS, GUARD OUR TONGUE, 

MOST ...ESPECIALLY...KEEP OUR HEART

IN LINE WITH YOUR DEVINE WILL . INITIATING 

RIGHTEOUS GOALS FROM THE START.

YES , GOD OUR FATHER CAN STILL HEAR OUR “SILENT SCREAM”.

EXPRESSIVE OF INSECURITIES, GRIEF, DEPRESSION, ANGER , 

HEALTH ISSUES, DISSAPOINTMENTS TOO, 

FOR HE IS THE ONLY ONE WHO CAN GUIDE US SAFELY THROUGH.


A TIMELY PRAYER

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A TIMELY PRAYER

FATHER, WE GLORIFY AND PRAISE YOUR NAME.

THANK YOU FOR 

THE PRICE YOU PAID ON THE CROSS.

WHICH REDEEMED US, JUSTIFIED US, SAVED US,

SO THAT BECAUSE OF SIN 

WE WOULD NOT BE LOST.

IN THIS SEASON OF LIFE, FATHER,

WE’RE EXPERIENCING PAIN, CONCERN, DISTRESS

AS WE OBSERVE THE 

DETERIORATION OF LOVED ONES

THAT WE SINCERELY LOVE…

BUT THAT YOU LOVE BEST.

YOUR WORD INFORMS US 

THAT WITHIN YOUR LOVE

WE’RE PROVIDED INNER PEACE, 

YOUR RIGHTEOUSNESS, YOUR FAITH.

WE PRAY LORD, FOR RENEWED STRENGTH,

ACCEPTANCE OF YOUR WILL,

DIRECTIONS TO ENDURE 

FOR LIFE’S TURBULENT RACE.

FATHER WE ARE CONFIDENT

THAT THERE IS NO FAILURE IN YOU.

THAT FOR EVERY THING THERE IS A PURPOSE

A LIFE LESSON THAT IS UNIQUE AND TRUE.

SO, TEACH US FATHER, SWIFTLY...

ONLY IF SWIFTLY AGREES WITH YOUR TIME.

IF NOT, THEN GRANT US  STRENGTH

FOR THE STRIVE,SPIRITUAL PERCEPTION

AND A SECURE, SOUND MIND.

WE WITNESS OUR LOVED ONES

SEEMINGLY SLIPPING AWAY FROM US.

THEIR MINDS, THEIR BODIES REFOCUSED

ON THE GOD IN WHOM THEY TRUST.

THE LIGHT IN THEIR EYES THAT RELATED TO US

SEEMS NOT TO BE THERE ANYMORE.

THEY JUST RELATE TO YOU, FATHER

AND THE GREAT THINGS 

THAT YOU HAVE IN STORE.

THEY HAVE RELIED ON YOU, FATHER.

TO SEE THEM THROUGH THEIR JOURNEY OF LIFE.

YOU HELPED THEM RAISE FAMILIES,

TEACHING US HOW TO PRAY..

HOW TO AVOID PAIN AND STRIFE.

SO NOW, DEAR FATHER,

WE STAND HELPLESSLY 

BY WATCHING THEM

DAILY DRAW CLOSER INTO YOUR ARMS.

WE PRAY FOR A QUIET,

PEACEFUL JOURNEY

IN YOUR TIME , FATHER

TO A LAND THAT IS FREE FROM HARM.

WE CANNOT CALL YOUR TIME, DEAR FATHER,.

AS YOU ARE SOVEREIGN, 

AND HEAL IN MANY WAYS.

SOME HEALING WILL TAKE PLACE HERE ON EARTH..

SOME HEALING IS JUST TO BEHOLD YOUR FACE.

WE THANK YOU FATHER

FOR THEIR LOVE,

THEIR FAITH AND LIFE LESSONS 

THEY TAUGHT THE FAMILY.

WE RELEASE THEM TO YOUR WILL, FATHER,

WHERE THEY CAN AGAIN 

LIFT THEIR VOICE IN SONG TO THEE. 

THANK YOU FATHER FOR THE OPPORTUNITY 

TO CARE FOR THEM WHILE HERE.

FOR THE STRENGTH 

YOU HAVE SUPPLIED..

FOR LAUGHTER,

FOR ENDURANCE, 

HAPPY TIMES AND 

EVEN CLEANSING TEARS.

WE CLING NOW TO THE HOPE WE HAVE IN THEE

AS IT IS A LIVING HOPE..

PROMISED IN YOUR WORD

THAT TRANSCENDS TIME AND SPACE

TO EVERLASTING LIFE WITH YOU, 

OUR LORD. 

AMEN...AMEN

   I

DROWN IN MY OWN TEARS

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RE... I THINK I’LL DROWN IN MY 

OWN TEARS.


THERE IS A SONG THAT SAYS…

IT BRINGS A TEAR INTO MY EYES

WHEN I BEGIN TO REALIZE

I’VE CRIED SO MUCH 

SINCE YOU’VE BEEN GONE

I THINK I’LL DROWN IN MY OWN TEARS.

THAT SONG IS NO LONGER RELATIVE

TO ONE WHOSE LIFE BELONGS TO THE LORD.

BECAUSE HE HAS PROVIDED A “COMFORTER”.

IT’S PLAINLY STATED IN GOD’S HOLY WORD.

DON’T MISTAKE MY MEANING.

I’M NOT SAYING WE SHOULD NOT CRY.

WHEN THERE IS GRIEF, SORROW, DISEASE, GROSS CIRCUMSTANCES

AND LIFE’S CLOUDS

ARE DOOM AND GLOOM IN OUR SKY.

THE PSALMIST DAVID

GRIEVED HARD FOR HIS SON ABSALOM.

HE DID NOT EAT, SOCIALIZE OR SLEEP.

BUT WHEN GOD

CALLED ABSALOM TO BE WITH HIM

DAVID GOT UP, WASHED HIMSELF AND BEGAN TO LIVE AND TO EAT.

WHEN A RELATIONSHIP IS DYING OR HAS DIED

TEARS ARE A SAFETY VALVE

TO POUR OUT OUR EMOTIONS AND GRIEF

OF LOVED ONES LOST, 

OF RELATIONSHIPS LOST, 

OF QUALITY OF LIFE LOSS

THAT SNEAKS UP ON US LIKE A THIEF.

GOD’S COMFORT 

IS GREATER THAN THE ENEMY’S PLOYS.

WE NEED NOT DROWN IN OUR OWN TEARS.

FOR HIS WORD SAYS

HE IS THE AUTHOR OF SOUND MIND

AND LOVE. 

GOD IS NOT THE AUTHOR OF FEAR

   

WE NEED NOT FEAR OUR FUTURE

AS WE EXPERIENCE 

THINGS WE DON’T UNDERSTAND.

WE CAN SHED OUR TEARS AND PRAY TO GOD

TO GIVE US WISDOM 

AND STRENGTH TO STAND.

DROWNING SYMBOLIZES 

THAT OUR LUNGS ARE COMPLETELY

FILLED WITH FLUID TO CUT OFF OUR BREATH.

JESUS, THROUGH HIS 

SACRIFICIAL CROSS EXPERIENCE

ALLOWS US TO ACCEPT HIM 

AND LIVE BEYOND PHYSICAL DEATH.

“HE THAT BELIEVETH ON HIM

SHALL HAVE ETERNAL LIFE.”

BELIEVERS ARE FILLED WITH THE HOLY SPIRIT

WHO EMPOWERS US AS WE STRIVE.

SO LET US NOT DROWN 

IN OUR OWN TEARS.

EVEN AS WE CRY INTERMITTINGLY

DOWN THROUGH THE YEARS.

GET UP NOW...FEED YOUR BODY.

READ GOD’S WORD TO FEED YOUR SOUL.

DO SOMETHING TO HELP OTHERS.

BE ENCOURAGED

THAT YOUR NAME IS ON GOD’S ROLL.

LITTLE BY LITTLE YOU’LL BEGIN TO RECUPE.

TO ENJOY THE SUNSHINE OF LIFE AGAIN.

DON’T BURY YOURSELF 

AND DROWN IN YOUR OWN TEARS.

REACH OUT TO JESUS,

HE IS STILL YOUR FRIEND.

HIS LOVE HAS NO LIMIT.

HE POURS OUT

MERCY AND GRACE TO SUSTAIN US

OVER AND

OVER 

AND OVER AGAIN.  

ON BEHALF OF FRIENDS

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ON BEHALF OF FRIENDS


SO, THE SEASONS ARE CHANGING.

A TIME THAT MAKES US GLAD

BUT WHEN WE THINK

OF LOVED ONES GONE

OUR HEARTS ARE IN PAIN, 

WE FEEL SO SAD.

I’M NOT COMFORTED BY YOUR REMINDER

OF HOW MANY YEARS WE ALREADY SHARED…

BECAUSE UPPERMOST IN MY MIND 

IS THAT THEY ARE NO LONGER HERE.

PLEASE DON’T TELL ME 

THEY ARE IN A BETTER PLACE.

I KNOW THAT FOR A FACT BUT…

I’M MISSING THEIR PRESENCE..

ON EARTH...IN MY SPACE.

I MISS THE CONVERSATION.

EVEN THE SILENT ONES 

WHEN WORDS WE DID NOT NEED..

TO EXPRESS OUR DEEPEST THOUGHTS. OH

HOW MY BROKEN HEART CONTINUES TO BLEED 

DON’T TELL ME NOT TO CRY. THAT

CHRISTIANS SHOULD HOLD BACK ALL TEARS.

BECAUSE MY CREATOR BUILT IN THESE

EMOTIONS. TO EXPRESS JOY,

LOVE, SADNESS AND EVEN FEARS.

DON’T TELL ME

NOT TO TALK ABOUT ONE 

WHOSE LIFE WAS SUCH A PART OF MINE.

ALLOW ME TO RECALL   

“THE COMFORTER”

AS HE DAILY DEALS WITH ME.

ALLOW ME TO OPENLY

PRAISE MY LORD AND SAVIOR.

AS I RECOMPOSE AND

REFOCUS ON HIS PROMISED VICTORY.

HE HAS REMOVED 

THE “STING OF DEATH.” 

AS IS WRITTEN IN HIS HOLY WORD.

SO I PERCEIVE THAT 

AS THIS PAIN IS STILL SO DEEP

IT’S DRAWING ME CLOSER TO “MY LORD.”

MY LORD, WHO ALONE, 

IS MY SHEPHERD INDEED. 

WHO WILL NEVER 

LEAVE OR FORSAKE.

WHO WILL CONTINUE 

TO SUPPLY MY EVERY NEED.

SO ...MY PRAYER, HEAVENLY FATHER..

HELP ME TO MEDITATE ON YOUR WORD.

TO PRAISE YOU AND SING YOUR SONGS..

TO CLAIM MY VICTORY.

TO PERSUE RIGHT AND RESIST WRONG.

HELP ME TO WORSHIP YOU 

AND TAKE TIME TO WATCH AND PRAY…

TO TELL OTHERS OF YOUR GOODNESS..

TO TRUST YOU COMPLETELY...AND OBEY.

HALLELUJAH, I FEEL HIS PRESENCE..

”THE COMFORTER”

WHO HAS BEEN THERE ALL THE TIME.

I VISUALIZE LIGHT AT THE TUNNEL’S END

AS I HOLD ONTO THE HAND OF GOD…

MY UNCHANGEABLE FRIEND.

SO NOW I CAN THANK YOU, 

MY PRAYER WARRIORS...

FOR JUST PRAYING AND STANDING BY…

ALLOWING ME 

TO WALK WITH CHRIST THROUGH THIS GRIEF…

ALLOWING ME TO FREELY TALK AND TO CRY.

AND RESPEAK ABOUT THOSE TIMES

WHEN EVERYTHING WAS FINE.

HOW CAN YOU HELP?

INDEED...WHAT SHOULD YOU SAY?

SOMETIMES NOT A WORD.

JUST STAND BESIDE US.

REMEMBERING US WHEN YOU PRAY.

ALLOW ME THE TIME TO ADJUST 

TO THE ACCEPTANCE OF

“THE COMFORTER”

AS HE DAILY DEALS WITH ME.


Think About It

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GOD IS CALLING HIS ROLL

 HEAVENLY FATHER, 

FRIENDS, ACQUAINTANCES AND LOVED ONES NAMES

ARE BEING CALLED FROM YOUR ROLL. 

LIVES ARE MORE QUICKLY VANISHING

AS THE BELLS OF DEATH SWIFTLY TOLL.

OH, FATHER, LET US NOT TAKE LIGHTLY  YOUR VISIBLE WARNING SIGNS.

LET US ALLOW YOU TO WIPE OUR SLATES CLEAN. 

GRANT CONTINUED INNER PEACE AND A GOD CENTERED MIND.

WE HAVE THE ASSURANCE, FATHER, THAT IN DEATH WE'RE JUST MOVING ON.

NO NEED TO FEAR OR TREMBLE

AS WE REST  ON YOUR PROMISES TO NEVER LEAVE US ALONE. 

WE'VE READ THAT HEAVEN IS A BEAUTIFUL PLACE OF PEACE. 

WHERE WE CAN REJOICE WITH THE ANGELS 

WHOSE PRAISES HOLY, HOLY, HOLY TO YOUR NAME WILL NEVER CEASE. 

BEFORE OUR DAY COMES, OH FATHER

LET US NOT ALLOW ANYTHING BETWEEN YOU AND US OR MAN AND US..

THAT WILL PREVENT OUR VIEWING THOSE BEAUTIFUL SCENES. 

HELP US TO WITNESS TO OTHERS. 

THERE IS NO MORE TIME FOR DELAY

TO ACKNOWLEDGE YOU AS PERSONAL  SAVIOR, 

FOR YOUR FACE WE SHALL SEE ONE DAY.

I AM NOT RUSHING YOUR TIME, FATHER OR TRYING TO FORESEE YOUR MASTER PLAN. I'M JUST MORE AWARE OF THE SURETY

THAT IT'S INEVITABLE THAT WE'LL LEAVE THIS LAND.

SO, LET THIS BE THE SEASON FOR PROMPT FORGIVENESS AND AGAPE LOVE.

A SEASON OF CONTINUAL SINCERE PRAISE TO YOU

AS DO THE ANGELS IN HEAVEN ABOVE.    

MAN BORN OF A WOMAN

     

HEAVENLY FATHER, MAN WAS BORN OF A WOMAN 

TO BE ON EARTH FOR ONLY A FEW DAYS.

DURING THAT TIME YOU HAVE ADMONISHED

THAT WE CHOOSE TO WALK IN YOUR WAY.

LET US NOT TAKE LIGHTLY THE CHOICE YOU HAVE GIVEN US 

TO ACCEPT YOU AS OUR SAVIOR, TO BE BAPTIZED, TO OBEY AND TO TRUST.

THERE IS NO DOUBT LORD, THAT YOU SAID IN YOUR HOLY WORD THERE ARE CONSEQUENCES TO BE PAID 

FOR NOT ACKNOWLEDGING YOU AS OUR LORD. 

IN PHAROH'S  DAY, YOU TURNED HIM OVER TO A REPROBATE MIND 

HARDENING HIS HEART SO NO PEACE COULD HE FIND.

PEACE THAT PASSETH UNDERSTANDING IS AN AWESOME GIFT FROM YOU.

WITHOUT PEACE OUR NUMBERED DAYS CAN BE MOST MISERABLE...IT IS TRUE.

INNER MISERY IS NOT ALWAYS VISIBLE TO OTHERS  WE HAVE FOUND. 

BUT INNER PEACE IS OBVIOUS WHERE TRUE LOVE OF YOU ABOUNDS.

INNER PEACE CANNOT BE MEASURED BY OBVIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES OF LIFE. 

THE DEMON OF DARKNESS IS ALWAYS WORKING 

TO STIR UP WRATH AND EMOTIONAL STRIFE. 

THERE ARE ATTACKS ON OUR BODIES, ALSO ON OUR MIND.

BUT THROUGH IT ALL GOD'S PLAN PROVIDES  PERFECT INNER PEACE AS WE CLIMB... MOUNTAINS OF DISTRESS, JOY, SORROWS OR MULTITUDES OF BLESSINGS.

HE GIVES PERSEVERANCE, ENDURANCE, EMOTIONAL BALANCE 

TO UPHOLD US DURING LIFE'S TESTINGS.

HIS WORD PROVIDES TO US AN AVENUE OF PRAISE.

OUR FATHER INHABITS THE PRAISE OF HIS PEOPLE 

AS BLOOD CLEANSED HOLY HANDS WE RAISE. 

WE NEED NOT  BE PERFECT TO RAISE HOLY HANDS TO HIM.

PERFECTION IS NOT IN US. WE'RE JUST SEPARATE, FORGIVEN FROM OUR  SIN.

ONLY THROUGH GOD'S FORGIVENESS PURCHASED ON THAT OLD RUGGED CROSS 

DO WE HAVE A RIGHT TO PRAISE 

IN CONFIRMATION OF THE SIN THAT HE TOSSED... 

AS FAR AS THE EAST IS FROM THE WEST, THE PSALMIST DAVID SAYS...

NOT REMEMBERED, NOT RETRIEVABLE.  IT'S TIME OUR HOLY HANDS TO RAISE.

MAN BORN OF A WOMAN HAS ONLY A FEW DAYS..

LET US WORSHIP AND SERVE OUR CREATOR 

AS WE OFFER GRATITUDE AND PRAISE.    

LORD YOU'RE ALWAYS THERE

 LORD YOU'RE ALWAYS THERE YOU KNOW JUST WHAT I NEED. 

YOU APPLY YOUR TOURNIQUET OF COMFORT

JUST WHEN MY HEART BEGINS TO BLEED.

YOU UNDERSTAND MY GRIEF... MY PAINFUL DESPAIR.

I JUST PRAISE YOU DEAR LORD FOR YOU ARE ALWAYS THERE.

BEFORE MY BIRTH AS A BABY AND

AS YOUR CHILD. YOU KNEW ME ...

PREDESTINED MY LIFE CALLED ME TO BE GENTLE...NOT WILD. 

YOU SUPPLIED TEACHERS, PREACHERS, OTHERS AS EXAMPLES FOR ME.

LORD YOU'RE ALWAYS THERE REINFORCING THAT MY SOUL IS  STILL FREE....

FREE FROM BEING COMPLETELY OVERCOME BY ANY OF LIFE'S CIRCUMSTANCES.

I PRAISE FATHER, SPIRIT, AND SON. MY LIFE IS IN YOUR HANDS. 

FATHER FOR ALL THAT YOU'VE GIVEN.

FOR ALL YOU HAVE TAKEN AWAY. I UNDERSTAND NOT, 

BUT I ACCEPT YOUR DIVINE WILL TODAY. 

ALLOW THESE TEARS TO FLOW GENTLY FROM MY EYES. 

I TRUST IN YOU COMPLETELY CRYING DOES NOT HURT MY PRIDE. 

CONTINUE TO MONITOR ME LORD WHENEVER MY HEART BEGINS TO BLEED. 

APPLY YOUR TOURNIQUET OF COMFORT FOR YOU ARE AWARE OF WHAT I NEED.  

I ACCEPT

ON THE MOUNTAIN WE FEEL REVIVED

ENJOYING PRAYER AND PRAISE FEELING EXTREMELY ALIVE!

BUT IT'S IN THE VALLEY THAT WE SEEM TO GROW 

STILL FEELING THE PRESENCE OF OUR GOD WHO LOVES US SO. 

IN THE VALLEY WE SEE OURSELVES IN RETROSPECT. 

THE PART OF OURSELVES WE ACCEPT 

AND OTHER PARTS WE NEED TO REJECT.

ACCEPT  THAT PART THAT GIVES YOU

A DEEPER LOVE FOR ALL SISTERS AND BROTHERS,

PREDESTINED RELATIONSHIPS BY OUR FATHER ABOVE. 

THE PART THAT GIVES YOU A GUT LEVEL APPRECIATION 

FOR THE POSITIVE PART OTHERS HAVE PLAYED IN VARIOUS SITUATIONS. 

ACCEPT YOUR ZEAL TO STUDY GOD'S WORD

ENHANCING YOUR DAYS AS YOU WALK HUMBLY WITH OUR LORD.  

ACCEPT  THE HOLY SPIRIT'S GUIDANCE IN PICKING YOUR BATTLES

EVER AWARE OF THE  ONE IN CHARGE

WHO KEEPS YOU FROM GETTING OUTRAGEOUS AND RATTLED. 

WHEN LIFE PRESENTS  AS CHALLENGE AFTER CHALLENGE

THREATENING YOUR DETERMINATION TO STAND STILL AND STEADY...

NEVER LOSING YOUR  BALANCE. 

ACCEPT ALL THE PROMISES GOD'S WORD PRESENTS TO YOU & ME 

TO WALK WITH US HERE ON EARTH

THEN SEND ANGELS TO GUIDE US INTO ETERNITY.      

.

Comfort & Consolation

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HEAVEN

  


NOW JUST THINK OF YOUR HEAVENLY HOME

WHERE WITH JESUS  AND LOVED ONES YOU'LL BE.

WHEN ALL THE BATTLES OF LIFE 

HAVE BEEN FOUGHT AND YOU'VE  GAINED YOUR FINAL VICTORY. 

WE HAVE READ OF THAT PLACE  WHERE THE STREETS ARE MADE OF GOLD.

WHERE NEW BODIES PREVENT US FROM EVER GROWING OLD.

WHERE THINGS OF THIS LIFE THAT GROW UGLY AND TRIVIAL

ARE OUTWEIGHED BY THE FACT THAT THERE WILL DWELL NO EVIL.

I  KNOW YOU LONG TO SEE  YOUR LOVED ONES , 

FAMILY AND FRIENDS. SAVED, BAPTIZED BELIEVERS 

THAT STRIVE TO PLEASE GOD TO FOLLOW HIS GUIDE FOR BEHAVIOR.

BY FOLLOWING PRECEPTS  OF OUR SAVIOR AND LORD. 

THEY WERE  SAFE HERE,  

THEN BOUND FOR GLORY TO RECEIVE ETERNAL LIFE AND REWARD.

LIVING LIFE ITSELF GROWS SWEETER AS FAR AS RELATIONSHIPS GO. 

ALSO WITNESSING  GOD'S GRACE AND MERCY AS IT CONTINUALLY FLOWS.

BUT YES,

SOMETIMES JUST THINK OF HEAVEN

WITH JESUS AND LOVED ONES AGAIN.

WITH THE BLESSED ASSURANCE

OF A WORLD  THAT WILL BE WITHOUT END.      

THE GARDEN

         PSALM 92:13 TLB  " FOR THEY ARE TRANSPLANTED  INTO THE  LORD'S OWN GARDEN AND ARE UNDER HIS PERSONAL CARE. "  


ALL GLORY AND PRAISE TO OUR HEAVENLY FATHER WHO DOETH ALL THINGS WELL. WE PRAISE YOU IN  PRAYER AND IN SONG AS YOUR SOVEREIGN WILL PREVAILS. FATHER, AS YOU HAVE TRANSPLANTED  OUR LOVED ONE INTO  YOUR GARDEN 

UNDER YOUR CARE. 

WE ARE CONFIDENT  OF YOUR AWESOME PRESENCE THEY WERE  SURELY AWARE. 

YOU HELD THEM,

CALMED THEM,

ROCKED THEM IN THE CRADLE OF YOUR LOVE. 

UNTIL FROM YOUR GARDEN  YOU SENT ANGELS  TO ACCOMPANY THEM, 

TO THIER HOME SWEET HOME...ABOVE. 

YOU SURROUNDED THEM  WITH GENTLE KINDNESS

AND THE INNER PEACE  THAT  COMES ONLY FROM YOU.

NOT APPREHENSION BUT ACCEPTANCE 

THAT YOU WERE GUIDING THEM SAFELY THROUGH. 

WE COMMITTED  THEM  COMPLETELY, FATHER. 

AS IN OUR MIND WE KNEW 

WE COULD NOT PARTICIPATE OR HOLD HANDS WITH THEM 

ON THIER FINAL PRIVATE GARDEN WALK.

WHICH WE MUST ALSO,  ONE DAY TAKE.    

ENVISIONS

 I AM ENVISIONING THE LIVES OF  LOVING SAINTS WHO HAVE GONE BEFORE. 

THEY ARE PASSING BY IN ROBES OF WHITE  

WORSHIPING THE GOD WHOM THEY ADORED.

THERE ARE GOOD MEMORIES  AND THOSE WHICH I CONSIDER AS BAD.

THERE ARE SWEET AND HAPPY MEMORIES  AND SOME THAT ARE QUITE SAD. 

ARE THEY PREPARING TO WELCOME HOME ANOTHER LOVED ONE DEAR?

I PRAY THAT INTERCESSORY PRAYERS  FOR A GENTLE CROSSING BE HEARD.

ONE WITHOUT PAIN OR FEAR.

ARE YOU SENDING YOUR ANGELS, FATHER , TO BREAK THIS BIG CIRCLE OF LOVE. 

THAT CAN ONLY BE RECONNECTED WHEN WE MEET IN GLORY...ABOVE? 

AS THAT DAY SEEMS TO BE SWIFTLY APPROACHING 

CONTINUE TO GRANT INNER PEACE. 

THAT PEACE THAT PASSES UNDERSTANDING 

AND GIVES INNER JOY THAT WILL NOT CEASE. 

I SUBMIT TO YOUR WILL, DEAR FATHER, 

FOR OUR WAY IS PREDESTINED FOR US.

I AM ACCEPTING OF YOUR PERFECT PLAN 

THAT REQUIRES NO EXPLANATION...ONLY TRUST.     

Quiet Time Meditations

INNER PEACE

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INNER PEACE 

  I THANK YOU HEAVENLY FATHER, THAT INNER PEACE HAS RESURFACED AT LAST. WITH THE DAWN OF THIS BEAUTIFUL MORNING, DISTURBANCES OF UNPLEASANT DREAMS HAVE PAST.

 I THANK YOU THAT NOTHING CAN TRANSPIRE DURING THIS DAY... 

THAT WILL DIVERT YOUR PLAN FOR ME 

OR ESCAPE EXECUTION 

OF YOUR WILL OR YOUR WAY. 

I THANK YOU FOR AWAKENING ME WITH A SOUND MIND AND A FIXED HEART. 

STAY MY MIND ON THEE, 

DEAR FATHER,

 AS NEW MERCIES

 EACH DAY YOU IMPART. 

ACCEPTANCE OF YOUR WILL  WILL ONLY BECOME EASIER FOR ME, 

AS I MEDITATE DEAR GOD,

 ON YOUR AWESOME SOVEREIGNTY. GOD THE FATHER, GOD THE SON, 

GOD THE SPIRIT, YOUR TRINITY...

THREE IN ONE.

 LET THIS DAY BE ONE THAT TRULY GLORIFIES YOU... 

AS YOU MINISTER TO MY SPIRIT, 

AS YOU WALK ME , 

GENTLY, THROUGH. 

THANK YOU, FATHER, THANK YOU. ACCEPT THIS ATTITUDE OF PRAISE. REFRESH...RENEW...

LET ME FEEL YOUR PRESENCE,

 AS MY HANDS 

WITH HUMILITY ARE RAISED  

AMEN...AMEN

OUR FATHER GOD IS SPECIAL

   OUR FATHER, GOD IS SPECIAL FOR OUT OF CONFUSION HE BRINGS PEACE.

 HE SPEAKS CALM INTO OUR SITUATIONS, 

EMITTING  AN INNER JOY

  THAT WILL NEVER CEASE.

 HE HAS AN EYE TO SEE THE FUTURE. 

HE CAN SOFTEN AND WARM A HEART THAT IS HARDENED AND COLD.

 HE SPEAKS LIFE INTO OUR CIRCUMSTANCES. 

GENTLY GUIDES

 THOSE OF US WHO ARE OLD.

 OUR FATHER  GOD IS A HEALER OF MIND, BODY AND SOUL.

 HE FULFILLS PROMISES IN HIS WORD AND RECORDS OUR NAME ON HIS ROLL.

 HE SENT HIS SON TO EARTH

 TO GIVE HIS LIFE FOR YOU AND ME.

 HE PAID THE COST FOR  OUR SINS,

SO FOR ALL, ETERNAL LIFE IS FREE.

 HE DOES NOT BEAT US INTO SUBMISSION. THROUGH HIS WORD HE WOOES EACH ONE.

 HE IS THE HEAD OF THE GODHEAD...HOLY SPIRIT...AND THE SON. ONE HAS ONLY

 TO BELIEVE AND RECEIVE. 

CONFESSING THAT BELIEF WITH THEIR MOUTH. ASKING FORGIVENESS, FOR ALL HAVE SINNED...OUR HEAVENLY FATHER SAVES AND BRINGS US OUT.

 OUT OF LIFE'S DARKNESS

 INTO HIS MARVELOUS LIGHT. 

ACCEPT, 

TRUST AND OBEY.

 LIVING 

ACCORDING TO HIS WORD WILL SUFFICE.

 IN A WORLD OF SO MUCH 

TRAGEDY AND CONFUSION 

 ONLY OUR SPECIAL FATHER GOD 

CAN BRING PEACE. 

ONLY HE 

CAN TURN OUR MOURNING INTO GLADNESS WITH AN OBVIOUS JOY THAT WILL NOT CEASE.  


PREPARATION FOR THE DAY

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  The father is preparing his children

  for the day that stretches out before us.

 He says, I know exactly 

 what this day will contain.

 All you need to do is trust.

 We think we would feel more prepared

 visualizing,   in our mind, what is up ahead. Maybe a map,

 or blueprint,

 or news flash instead. 

 But God says, however, there is a better method of being  prepared

 for whatever we encounter this day. 

He says, spend quality time with me 

as only I can reveal the way.

 He will not show us

 what is  on the road ahead, 

 but will thoroughly equip us

 so we have no need for dread. 

His living presence is our constant companion 

 each and every step with Him. 

If we stay in continual communication in prayer  whispering His Name Jesus

 He will redirect our thoughts to the fact that  He is always present, 

 Yes, He is always there. 

So let us accept that He has already 

prepared us for our day

 By keeping our focus on Him 

Remembering to praise, worship and pray!    

THE BLACK SEA UKRAINE

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TO KEEP YOUR HEAD ABOVE WATER

FOCUS ON IT'S SOVEREIGN CREATOR!

FROM A MOTH TO A BUTTERFLY

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WHEN SOMEONE BECOMES A CHRISTIAN HE BECOMES A BRAND NEW PERSON INSIDE HE IS NOT THE SAME ANYMORE.

 A NEW LIFE HAS BEGUN.


RESTORED FOR A PURPOSE

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AS RESTORED CHRISTIANS WE CONNECT PRESENT DECISIONS TO FUTURE CONSEQUENCES WITH A CAPACITY TO SEE ALL OF LIFE WITH A DIVINE PERSPECTIVE.