With Your Hand

The future seems so uncertain
And yesterday is full of pain,
Tomorrow has a promise
But the past you’ll surely miss.

They say life should be lived
According not on what lies ahead,
Nor what sprawls behind shadows
Lurking in the river of sorrows.

But my dear, the past maybe painful
But at least you’re no longer there,
The future maybe hopeful
Yet for sure it’s nowhere near.

So embrace today’s challenges
And savor life’s privileges,
You don’t need to hurry
Take your time and always pray.

Your past may be full of failures
Your future quite unsure,
But God’s hands will guide you
And He will never let you go.

 

“I am continually with You; You have taken hold of my right hand. With Your counsel You will guide me, And afterward receive me to glory.” (Psalm 73:23)

 

Photo Credit: God is Real Today

Posted in Rhythms and Rhymes

Where Does Love Go When It Dies

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If the heart is the place where love comes,
Then where does it go when it dies?
Back to the heart where it comes from?
Or turn into tears in the eyes?

But even if one knew the answer
What would one possibly gain
Would the knowledge of where love has gone through
Ease the heartaches, the pain and the sorrow.

Why is it one cannot quite realize
What a blessing this true love can be
Must one love to know it it priceless?
Must one be blinded before one can see?

Ah! Where does love go when it leaves us?
This question will always remain
For we will know the answer
Until we love again.

AUTHOR’S NOTE:

I happened to have found this composition somewhere in my old files. I cannot recall writing it so I cannot really take credit to it. This is written in a grungy bond paper through a typewriter. I can’t imagine how old this may have been composed given the manner of how this was written. But nonetheless, this is such a beautiful poem that I can’t resist not to publish. It has made me asked myself too. Where does love go when it dies? Where does it go when it leave us? Or does love really leave and die?

I think love never leave one’s heart nor it dies. It remains (1 Cor 13:13b) forever. However, the pain, the heartache, the sorrow – they usually overpower love.And when they rule our hearts, we tend to believe that our love dies. They say there is a thin line between love and hate and one cannot exist without the other. Therefore, hate cannot exists without love and so is the latter without the previous. Bottomline: LOVE REMAINS FOREVER.

Stay in love. Stay in God’s love.

Sarah Dawn 🙂

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Posted in Food for Thoughts

A Poem by Russell Kelfer

It is my second day in reading “The Purpose Driven Life” by Rick Warren. Actually, this is the nth time of trying to complete the 40-day journey with this book. I always fail to finish the book even though how much I wanted to. I hope this time around, I will be able to make it to the end of the 40 days.

Anyway, I was reading the passage for Day 2 and at the end of the article, a poem by Russell Kelfer was written.

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I feel like my heart was pierced and I cannot help the tears from falling down my eyes.

“God love you.”

He loves you and me more than anything He has ever created. He created us so he can express his LOVE.

“No, that trauma you faced was not easy and God wept that it hurt you so. But it was allowed to shape your heart so that into His likeness you’d grow.”

I often feel alone these past few days. Every failure, every mistake, every wrong decision seem to magnify the loneliness and emptiness in my heart. I fail to realize that God is there too. He is weeping with me as each tear fall. He felt bad for me every time I fail or make a wrong decision. But despite all the darkness I was in, God is there, constantly telling me that HE LOVES ME.

“BUT I WAS TOO STUBBORN TO REALIZE THAT.”

I was too preoccupied in making everything right and covering every bit of mistake that I fail to appreciate that He is shaping through all the pain.

God loves me. He loves us all.

 

Stay in love. Stay in God’s love!

Dawn 🙂

Posted in Rhythms and Rhymes

Empty

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Originally posted here

Empty by Amber Hunter

I’m tempted to believe I could satisfy your soul, but I can’t.
I could never. Don’t you know?
I’m tempted to believe you could fill up all my holes, but you can’t.
You could never make me whole.

We’re both made out of dust and it’s just a little crush,
and what’s so wrong with letting our hearts run free tonight?
Oh but can’t you see, in the morning we will be empty, empty, even more empty when I leave

Don’t you know that I can’t stay, cause I’m heading out the other way,
we can’t give back the things we take and I don’t want your heart to break.
I’m so joyful, you’re drawn to me, when you lively heart is lonely
You’re magnetic and I’m longing for a pair of arms to hold me
Why so many strikes against us.. insurmountable are these walls
Why don’t these things ever line up when I let me heart fall?

Let’s not be too careless with our hearts,
let’s be sure the marks we leave aren’t scars

Posted in Rhythms and Rhymes

This Life I Owe

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This life I have I owe it to God
This life I have was paid with His Son’s blood
This life I have is never mine
This life I have is Thine.

So take my life, I offer to Thee
Take this, Lord, take all of me
So that my heart will rest in Thee
And let this heart be set free.

Lord take my life, my heart, my soul
Set this heart free and make it whole
Heal its crack, fill its gap
And may this heart overflow with Thy love.

 

Stay in Love! Stay in God’s love.

Dawn 🙂

Photo Credit: Journey With God

Posted in Rhythms and Rhymes

Shattered

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And I was crying alone tonight
i’ve been wasting all my life
i’ve been dreaming all this time
Thinking you are mine.
Please save me in this solitary state
i don’t wanna be alone tonight
i don’t wanna fall in desperation
i wanted to be whole again

This feeling of loneliness i feel
I really want this to end
i want it to fade away
Along with the hurts that you caused me
Why can’t you not see?
All the tears running down my face
You came into my life just to hurt me
I wish I knew, wish I really knew

How could you ever betray me
How could you ver hurt me
You promised me happiness
And all i get are tears and broken promises
You came into my life to ruin it
I wish I see it coming
You came into my life to hurt me
I wish I knew, wish I really knew

And now I resolve to forget you
I will shout and cry to let go of you
Let all the tears wash all my pain
Let all the sighs heal all the throbbing
I may live in agony after you left me
You came into my life just to hurt me
But now i learned; now i knew
I will stant up again
And this time, I’m new!