Daily Archives: February 28, 2014

Sticks and Stones ~

Tongues of Fire by Johannes Stafuffer free photo #5906

Sticks and stones,
indeed break bones
but, names still hurt
when they are thrown.

Hot, fiery words,
meant to cause pain
for years and years
the flames remain.

Bones they mend,
bones they heal
but, names poison
the way we feel.

They penetrate,
deep, so deep
wounded souls
weep and weep.

Before you cast,
an angry word
think of the ones
you too have heard.

For sticks might break,
stones can miss their mark
but names, oh names . . .
always hits ~ the heart!

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James 3:6
King James Version

“And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity:
so is the tongue among our members,
that it defileth the whole body,
and setteth on fire the course of nature;
and it is set on fire of hell.”

Copyright 2014
Deborah Ann Belka

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The Battle with ALS is Over

To those who were fortunate to know Greg some sad . . . but happy news ~

Greg, please keep your eyes open for me when I get to heaven. I want to give you a real-time “heavenly hug.” I am sadden that your time here is over but rejoicing with the heavenly hosts at your arrival into God’s Kingdom.

Knowing you are with Jesus right now brings me happiness but I am so sad at the same time.

My prayer will be with Nita and the rest of your family as they learn how to live here on earth without you. May our Lord bring you peace and comfort.

Thank you for being a part of my “blogging life’ and for teaching me so much about God’s amazing grace.

I love you and will miss you.

Your blogging bud, pal and friend in Jesus ~

Debby

Through the Eyes of This Calvinist

The Battle with ALS is Over

A tribute post in honor and memory of Greg Lane.  He loved his fellow bloggers.  “If ever there was a man that was ready to sit and talk to God, it was Greg.”

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You Can Climb Your Mountain ~

Mountain BanffRon by Ron Manke free photo #5744

I’ve climbed that mountain,
I’ve been to the top
I saw the valley below
I saw how far the drop.

I made it anyway,
I was able to overcome
all the obstacles before me
I was able to overrun.

I didn’t do it alone,
God was with me all the way
He gave me  the power
for which I praise Him today.

You can climb your mountain,
you too can reach the peak
just take Jesus with you
so to be strong and not weak!

~~~~~~~~~~~~~

2 Corinthians 12:10
King James Version

“Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities,
in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions,
in distresses for Christ’s sake:
for when I am weak, then am I strong.”

Copyright 2014
Deborah Ann Belka


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