This Heart of Stone ~


He took this heart of stone,
with its coldness deep within
hammered away the hardness
that was embedded with my sin.

He chipped away my conceit,
chiseled at the greed
until my soul was ready
to accept the sower’s seed.

It fell upon such fertile soil,
I was ready to receive
the truth sown before me
was so effortless to believe.

My new-found faith in grace,
turned  into waverings of doubt
I soon began to wander . . .
to shut the Lord’s Word out.

For years I denied it,
the sin, the lust, the greed
for years I defied it
the truth, the way, the need.

But this refined heart of stone,
finally saw its reckless ways
and God knew I’d return
from my drifting all those days.

And now I am a faithful sower,
I understand the heart of stone
so, I pray for all who are wandering
you too, will find your way back home!


Psalm 56:8
King James Version

“Thou tellest my wanderings:
put thou my tears into thy bottle:
are they not in thy book?”

Copyright 2013
Deborah Ann Belka

About Deborah Ann

I love the Lord with all my heart and soul. My Holy Spirit inspired poetry tells of my trust in God, my faith in Christ Jesus my Savior and my journey into finding peace that truly passes all understanding. I pray it will be a blessing to all who read it ~ To God Be The Glory! ~ View all posts by Deborah Ann

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