Posted in Choka, October 2018, OctPoWriMo 2018, Scripture

God is Like My Umbrella But Better

Umbrella with bible verse references

God is my umbrella (Psalm 28:7)

His banner over me is love (Song 2:4)

He’ll never leave me (Hebrews 13:5)

He’s my protector always (Psalm 121:3)

He’s my shield from harm (Psalm 5:12)

He covers me with His wings (Psalm 91:4)

His love doesn’t fail ( Jeremiah 31:3)

He’s my shelter from the storm (Psalm 61:3)

He’s my rainbow of promise (Genesis 9:16)

Choka

#OctPoWriMo Day-15

WORD PROMPTS:

umbrella, shield, shelter, cover, protection

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Posted in October 2018, OctPoWriMo 2018, Rhyme, Scripture

Thoughts On Love

The word LOVE

Love never ends.

It’s easy to love someone

Who also loves you

Someone who’s true

Who’s patient and kind

And of the same mind

It’s easy to love that someone

It’s not easy to love someone

Who doesn’t love you

Someone who’s untrue

Who’s impatient and unkind

And of a different mind

It’s not easy to love that someone

But Jesus said to love everyone

Even that someone

Who doesn’t love you

Who’s impatient and untrue

Of a different mind or unkind

Who’s arrogant and rude everyday

Who selfishly insists on their own way

Loving everyone is not easy, tis true

But it’s something Jesus told us to do

Rhyme

Jesus said: “A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you,…” John 13:34

What 1 Corinthians 13 says about Love:

Love is patient and kind;

love does not envy or boast;

it is not arrogant or rude

It does not insist on its own way;

it is not irritable or resentful;

it does not rejoice at wrongdoing,

but rejoices with the truth.

Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.

Love never ends.

OctPoWriMo Day 9

Theme: Love

Posted in October 2018, OctPoWriMo 2018, Rondeau, Scripture

More Than A Conqueror

Victory Wreath

Come follow me, I’ll never leave you

I’ll show you all the things you must do

To win life’s battles against your foe

And gain victory no matter where you go

You’ll be more than a conqueror, it tis true

Your enemies will always pursue

But them you’ll always mightily subdue

Together them we’ll overthrow

Come follow me

You’ll never be alone, for it’ll be us two

I’ll lead and guide and bring you through

In every challenge you’ll conquer and grow

Power and victory you’ll always bestow

Everyday I’ll give you victories anew!

Come follow me

Rondeau

Based on Romans 8:37-38 and John 12:26

#OctPoWriMo Day 6

Theme: Conquered

Word Prompts: worth the fight

victory, battle, forever, together

Suggested poetry type: Rondeau

Posted in Florette, October 2018, OctPoWriMo 2018, Scripture

Insecurity Vanquished

Hands holding bible

Filled with doubt I elect to stand

Holding fast His words in my hand

I trust and overcome fear,

Embrace life, enemies sneer, as they disband

Florette

(Based on Psalm 37: 39-40

But the salvation of the righteous is of the LORD: he is their strength in the time of trouble. And the LORD shall help them, and deliver them: he shall deliver them from the wicked, and save them, because they trust in him.)

#OctPoWriMo Day 3-Insecurity

Theme: Insecurity Form: Florette

Prompts: doubt, trust, overcome, embrace, secure

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Posted in Scripture, Senryu, September 2018

Pick Your Battles

Fallen Knight in Battle Armor

“Don’t sweat the small things”

When life tries to weary you

Keep up and keep on.

Senryu

If thou hast run with the footmen, and they have wearied thee, then how canst thou contend with horses? and if in the land of peace, wherein thou trustedst, they wearied thee, then how wilt thou do in the swelling of Jordan? Jeremiah 12:5

Posted in Acrostic, August 2018, Scripture

MONEY

Dollar Sign

Must have this.

One thing that is

Necessary for

Everything on earth

You plan to do.

Acrostic

As I was talking with a couple of my grandkids today, and listening to each of them tell me about their future hopes and dreams, this came to mind—MONEY.

Each plan, each action, each dream, they had depended on money. Money to finance a patent on an idea. Money to pay for a trademark, business promotion, etc, etc.

It is sad but true. So much of our future life depends on money, yet with God all things are possible, for He does not depend on money.

So I tell them if their plans, hopes and dreams are in line with what God has purposed for them, then He will make a way for it all to happen.

And with that knowledge and belief, they and any believer, can trust and expect that their future will be a good one that honors God and fulfills their dreams as well.

…The generation of the upright will be blessed. Wealth and riches will be in his house,… Psalm 112:2-3

“…with God all things are possible.”

Matthew 19:26