Monthly Archives: December 2016

Sticky Note From God 12.31.16

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Our New Year Guide ~

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Guide us Lord,
into the New Year
lead us each day
to be, to You near.

Guide us to find,
strength and power
leads us daily
whatever the hour.

Guide us to be,
meek and kind
lead us to where
peace we can find.

Guide our hearts,
to wait and be still
lead us to the path
of Your perfect will.

Guide us Lord,
into the New Year
lead us to the truth
with Godly fear!

~~~~~

John 16:13

“Howbeit when he,
the Spirit of truth, is come,
he will guide you into all truth:”

King James Version
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Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Snippet of The Day 12.31.16

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From the Poem:    Talk To Me Lord


Sticky Note to God 12.31.16

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Sticky Note From God 12.30.16

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Whatever is Lovely ~

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Whatever things are lovely,
that which is positive
think about such things
everything else is just negative.

For, that which is uplifting,
is full of righteousness
and will bring to your heart
contentment and quietness.

Whatever things are calming,
that which is tranquil
think about these things
your worries they will still.

For, that which is hopeful,
that which brings confirmation
will give you Godly confidence
full of love and not frustration.

Whatever things are lovely,
in your mind let them flow
and then the peace of God
you will come to know!

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Philippians 4:8

” Finally, brethren,
whatsoever things are . . .

whatsoever things are lovely,
if there be any virtue,
and if there be any praise,
think on these things.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Snippet of The Day 12.30.16

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From the Poem:   Let God’s Peace Repair


Sticky Note to God 12.30.16

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Sticky Note From God 12.29.16

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A New Spiritual Life ~

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A Spiritual life,
is a brand new life
for it is the end
to the old man’s strife.

A Spiritual life,
is a life abundant
it is a life of victory
joyful and triumphant.

A Spiritual life,
breaks the bondage
to the written law
it’s no longer a hostage.

A Spiritual life,
brings faith about
for a spiritual life
in God never doubts.

A Spiritual life,
makes all things possible
it believes with God
nothing is impossible.

A Spiritual life,
is a life made new
for Jesus’ Spirit
now dwells in you!

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Ephesians 4:22-24

“That ye put off concerning the
former conversation the old man,
which is corrupt according to
the deceitful lusts;

And be renewed in the
spirit of your mind;

And that ye put on the new man,
which after God is created in
righteousness and true holiness.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Snippet of The Day 12.29.16

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From the Poem:   Putting On The New Man


Sticky Note to God 12.29.16

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Sticky Note From God 12.28.16

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A Heart Full of Gladness ~

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When I think of all the things,
this year for which I’m thankful
there are a few that stand out
that leave me eternally grateful.

I’m thankful for God’s mercy
for His unmerited favor
I am grateful for His gift
of Christ Jesus, my Savior

I am thankful for His grace,
for the love Jesus showed
I am forever appreciative
for the hope in me He bestowed.

I am thankful for my faith,
the forgiveness of my sin
I am grateful over satan
the battle God and I can win.

So, with a shout of gratitude,
I will close out this year . . .
with a heart full of gladness
having nothing to fear!

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Psalm 26:7

“That I may publish
with the voice of thanksgiving,
and tell of all thy wondrous works.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Snippet of The Day 12.28.16

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From the Poem:    A Confident New Year


Sticky Note to God 12.28.16

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Sticky Note From God 12.27.16

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Light Unleashed ~

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Love unfettered,
Grace unfolded
Light unleashed
Mercy unbridled.

Hope untethered,
Sin unshackled
Peace unbounded
Death unchained.

Favor unimpeded,
Joy unrestrained
Freedom unhampered
Eternity unrestricted.

Jesus unobstructed,
God unchangeable
Salvation undiminished
Holy Spirit unmistakable.

Love unconditional,
Light uninhibited
Faith undeniable
Trust unlimited!

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Romans 8:38-39

” For I am persuaded,
that neither death,
nor life, nor angels,
nor principalities,
nor powers,
nor things present,
nor things to come,

Nor height, nor depth,
nor any other creature,
shall be able to separate us
from the love of God,
which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Snippet of The Day 12.27.16

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From the Poem:   What Can Steal My Joy


Sticky Note to God 12.27.16

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Sticky Note From God 12.26.16

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When CHRISTmas Day is Over ~

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When CHRISTmas Day is over,
and the tree is finally down
as the lights are returned
to where they were found.

As we settle back into,
our daily routines
the hope of CHRISTmas
isn’t over by any means.

For, the reality of the day,
you cannot pack away
nor return or store it
back into some attic bay.

CHRISTmas lives on,
in our hearts everyday
for it’s the only Gift . . .
we can give each day.

When CHRISTmas Day is over,
be sure to keep sharing . . .
the Truth, Life and Way
by being Light bearing!

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Matthew 5:16

“Let your light so shine before men,
that they may see your good works,
and glorify your Father which
is in heaven.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Snippet of The Day 12.26.16

 

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From the Poem:   Recipe for A Happy New Year


Sticky Note to God 12.26.16

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Sticky Note From God 12.25.16

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Snippet of The Day 12.25.16

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From the Poem:    Give A Fruit Basket


CHRISTmas Morn Is Here ~

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CHRISTmas morn is here,
I hear the angels sing
rise up and come . . .
greet your newborn King.

Bow to your knees,
praise His mighty name
for, because of this Babe
nothing will be the same.

Oh, how Wonderful He is,
I hear the saints join in
a Savior to the world
forgiveness for our sin.

Love has come down,
from His heavenly place
hearken to the gift
of God’s mercy and grace.

Christmas morn is here,
sing ~ hallelujah ~ sing
open up your hearts . . .
to the truth Jesus brings!

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John 1:14

“And the Word was made flesh,
and dwelt among us,
(and we beheld his glory,
the glory as of the only
begotten of the Father,)
full of grace and truth.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka

Merry CHRISTmas


Sticky Note to God 12.25.16

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Sticky Note From God 12.24.16

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My Gift To Jesus ~

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This Christmas . . .
after all the presents are opened,
I’m going to sneak away and give one more
I’m going to go into my prayer closet
and behind me I’m going to shut the door.

I’m going to pull away all the wrappings,
the frills and the gingerbread I hide behind
I’m going to unwrap my true wretched self
not the one that’s embellished in my mind.

I am going to take off all the ribbons,
rip off the tape and the pretty bows
I’m going to unmask my heart and soul
to a God ~ who already sees and knows.

I’m going to get down on my knees,
give Jesus the gift of my trust
I’m going to bundle myself in His love
and to His will I’m going to adjust.

I’m going to wrap myself up in Jesus,
I’m going to tie myself up with His grace
I’m going to bind myself to His Word
and everyday I’m going to seek His face!

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Matthew 2:11

“And when they were come
into the house, they saw
the young child with Mary
his mother, and fell down,
and worshipped him: and
when they had opened
their treasures,
they presented unto him
gifts; gold, and
frankincense and myrrh.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Snippet of The Day 12.24.16

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From the Poem:    Give the Gift of Jesus


Sticky Note to God 12.24.16

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Sticky Note From God 12.23.16

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On This CHRISTmas Morn ~ A Re-Post ~

A promise to the world,
a child to be given
so many years foretold
so all could be forgiven.

Moonless night shining,
with the Morning Star
calling watchful shepherds
to come from afar.

Wise Men carry gifts,
meant for only a King
angels up in heaven
Glory ~ Glory ~ sing.

God became a man,
the Good News is born
begotten Son arrives
on this Christmas morn.

Our mighty God concedes,
to the wickedness of man
the Prince of Peace comes
to bridge the empty span.

Wonderful is His name,
Counselor to the meek
the Son was born of flesh
to give power to the weak.

Our everlasting Father,
knows our fallen state
so He sent His only Son
to save us from our fate.

A promise to the world,
our Lord and Savior is born
sing ~ Praises to His Glory ~
on this Christmas morn!

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Isaiah 9:6
King James Version

“For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is
given: and the government shall be upon his
shoulder: and his name shall be called
Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The
everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.”

Copyright 2012
Deborah Ann Belka


Snippet of The Day 12.23.16

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From the Poem:    Give the Gift of Faith


Sticky Note to God 12.23.16

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Sticky Note From God 12.22.16

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Away With the Manger ~ Re-posted ~

 Away with the manger,
no need for a bed
the birth of our Savor
is best left unsaid.

The unbeliever’s of the world,
look down from their nose
when the name of our Lord Jesus
on them we impose.

The masses are in agreement,
saying CHRISTmas is a mistake
but covetousness for the season
they will never forsake.

We love thee materialism,
we love thee so much
and to their credit card idols
they bow down and clutch.

Be clear to say happy holidays,
season greetings to you
but don’t mention the babes name
or you they may sue.

They bless all of their goodies,
their toys and their playthings
but want nothing to do with the gift
that the sweet baby Jesus – brings!

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Luke 2:12
King James Version

“And this shall be a sign unto you;
Ye shall find the babe wrapped
in swaddling clothes,

lying in a manger.

Copyright 2013
Deborah Ann Belka


Snippet of The Day 12.22.16

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From the Poem:    Give The Gift of Love


Sticky Note to God 12.22.16

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Sticky Note From God 12.21.16

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Rejoice this CHRISTmas Day ~ Re-post ~

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Unto us a Son was given,
~ Rejoice this CHRISTmas day ~
a gift from God to you and I
the Truth, the Light, the Way.

To the world a Savior’s born,
~ Rejoice this CHRISTmas day ~
He fills the soul’s hunger pain
the Bread, the Life, the Way.

To every heart bound in sin,
~ Rejoice this CHRISTmas day ~
the gift of grace will set you free
the Christ, the Lord, the Way.

To thirsty souls everywhere,
~ Rejoice this CHRISTmas day ~
drink from the Fountain of Life
the Grace, the Mercy, the Way.

To all those who are heavy-laden,
~ Rejoice this CHRISTmas day ~
for He is the Prince of our Peace
the Door, the Lamb, the Way.

Rejoice on this CHRISTmas day,
your Lord and Savior is here
rejoice, I say again rejoice
let His birth bring your heart cheer.

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Luke 2:11
King James Version

“For unto you is born this day in the city of
David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord”

 Merry CHRISTmas Everyone!

Copyright 2013
Deborah Ann Belka


Snippet of The Day 12.21.16

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From the Poem:    CHRISTmas True Meaning


Sticky Note to God 12.21.16

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Sticky Note From God 12.20.16

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My CHRISTmas Card To You ~

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This CHRISTmas I wish you,
God’s peace and grace
a New Year full of hope
to hold on and embrace.

I pray God will give you,
all throughout the year
a sense of tranquility
whenever faced with fear.

I wish that each day,
you will be able to find
restoration for your heart
renewal for your mind.

I pray Jesus will be,
your comforter and friend
and all that may ail you
His stripes will heal and mend.

I wish God’s Word,
will be your daily light
and you will trust Him
with all of your might.

This CHRISTmas my prayer,
is for you to be blessed . . .
with a New Year where in God
you’ll find peace and rest!

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Ephesians 1:2

“Grace be to you, and peace,
from God our Father,
and from the Lord Jesus Christ.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka

To all of my friends in Jesus

Have a joyful CHRISTmas
and a Blessed New Year


Snippet of The Day 12.20.16

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From the Poem:    The Gift of Patience


Sticky Note to God 12.20.16

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Sticky Note From God 12.19.16

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Whatever Is Pure ~

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Whatever things are pure,
that which is holy . . .
think about such things
with your heart, wholly.

For, any other thoughts,
to God are never pleasing
only to our fleshly appetites
are they really appeasing.

Whatever things are unpolluted,
that which is clean
think about such things
all else, to God is obscene.

For, that which is corrupt,
soils and defiles the soul
with things that are hard
for our minds to control.

Whatever things are eternal,
that which is everlasting
think about such things
all else, is God distracting.

For, the lusts of the world,
will only cause us grief
as they’ll pervert and distort
our faith and our belief.

Whatever things are pure,
on such things, think
any other thoughts . . .
to God, will only stink!

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Philippians 4:8

” Finally, brethren,
whatsoever things are pure . . .
if there be any virtue,
and if there be any praise,
think on these things.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Snippet of The Day 12.19.16

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From the Poem:    Salvation’s Light


Sticky Note to God 12.19.16

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Sticky Note From God 12.18.16

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Feel The Joy ~

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May this CHRISTmas,
find you joyful
may to the true reason
you remain hopeful.

May you not get caught,
in the season’s rush
but, instead let the joy
cause a peaceful hush.

May you be full of joy,
as you stop and ponder
how this time of year
is full of God’s wonder.

May you not lose your joy,
in all of the chaos
may the season’s madness
not make you lose focus.

May this CHRISTmas,
joy, be all you feel
may it cause in you
a delightful squeal!

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Psalm 32:11

“Be glad in the Lord, and rejoice,
ye righteous: and shout for joy,
all ye that are upright in heart.”

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Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Snippet of The Day 11.18.16

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From the Poem:    I Will Sing


Sticky Note to God 12.18.16

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Sticky Note From God 12.17.16

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Tune My Heart Lord ~

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Tune my heart Lord,
adjust the loose strings
tighten them so I can be
thankful for all things.

Tune my heart Lord,
pull up all the slack
till I believe in You
for everything I lack.

Tune my heart Lord,
let the tight strings out
so I can be relieved
of any fear or doubt.

Tune my heart Lord,
tweak as You must
until my faith is strung
with the strings of trust.

Tune my heart Lord,
make me Your instrument
so I can be for You . . .
a singing testament!

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Psalm 144:9

“I will sing a new song unto thee,
O God: upon a psaltery and an
instrument of ten strings will
I sing praises unto thee.”

King James Version
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Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Snippet of The Day 12.17.16

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From the Poem:    The Wise Still Seek Him


Sticky Note to God 12.17.16

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