Monthly Archives: June 2019

Sticky Note From God~ 06.30.19~


Because I am Loved ~

Because I am loved,
I am humble . . .
under my cares
I don’t crumble.

Because I am humble,
I am set free
from the devil
I am able to flee.

Because I am free,
I am forgiven
to holy living
I am driven.

Because I am forgiven,
I am saved
to the world’s ways
I’m no longer a slave.

Because I am saved,
I am strong
no more desire
I have to do wrong.

Because I was loved,
by Jesus first . . .
after righteousness
I hunger and thirst!

~~~~~~~~

1 Peter 5:6-10

Humble yourselves therefore under
the mighty hand of God, that he
may exalt you in due time:

Matthew 6:33

But seek ye first the kingdom of God,
and his righteousness; and all these
things shall be added unto you.

1 John 4:19
We love him,
because he first loved us.

King James Version
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Copyright 2019
Deborah Ann Belka


Afternoon Ponderings~06.30.19


Snippet of The Day ~06.30.19

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From The Poem:  Morning Praise

 


Good Morning Quote ~06.30.19~


Sticky Note to God ~06.30.19~


Sticky Note From God~ 06.29.19~


Awesome Blossoms ~

Awesome blossoms,
buds of hope on a stem
my summer garden grows . . .
like my faith I have in Him.

In my flower beds,
each bloom provides
reminders to praise God
for all He supplies.

White and yellow daisies,
petals picked one by one
let know me how I am loved
by my Father and His Son.

Lavender branches,
tied up with some string
keepsakes of the future
and the peace He’s to bring.

Pink and blue forget-me-nots,
spread across the ground
reminding me to share
the Savior I have found.

Awesome blossoms,
summer arranged in a vase
each flower a memento . . .
of God’s love and grace!

~~~~~~~~

1 Timothy 1:14

“And the grace of our Lord
was exceeding

abundant with faith
and love which is in
Christ Jesus.”

Copyright 2013 Revised 2019
Deborah Ann Belka


Afternoon Ponderings~06.29.19


Snippet of The Day ~06.29.19

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From The Poem:  Summer Love

 


Good Morning Quote ~06.29.19~


Sticky Note to God ~06.29.19~


Sticky Note From God~ 06.28.19~


Deeper Things ~

Father, this is a new day,
You have given me . . .
a day to search and to find
the deeper things of Thee.

Help me to use it wisely,
for, to You it’s a treasure
granted to me to get to know
what brings Your heart pleasure.

Father, this is a new day,
for me to lift my voice to You
a day to seek and to find
what with it You’d have me to do.

Help me to grow my knowledge,
about Your awesome fear
so that I will remain humble
whenever to You I near.

Father, this is a new day,
to me You’ve graciously given . . .
a day for me to dive deeper
into the things in You still hidden!

~~~~~

Proverbs 2:1-5

My son, if thou wilt receive my words,
and hide my commandments with thee;

So that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom,
and apply thine heart to understanding;

Yea, if thou criest after knowledge,
and liftest up thy voice for understanding;

If thou seekest her as silver,
and searchest for her as for
hid treasures;

Then shalt thou understand the
fear of the Lord,
and find the knowledge of God.

King James Version
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Copyright 2019
Deborah Ann Belka


Afternoon Ponderings~06.28.19


Snippet of The Day ~06.28.19

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From The Poem:  A Brand New Day

 


Good Morning Quote ~06.28.19~


Sticky Note to God ~06.28.19~


Sticky Note From God~ 06.27.19~


That Beam ~

God’s Word will remove,
that beam in your eye
if only the truth . . .
you’ll readily apply.

It will take that beam,
of vanity and pride
and help you to see
your own faults inside.

God’s Word will expose,
that beam in your sight
if only the truth . . .
you’ll see in His light.

It will reveal that beam,
of spitefulness and envy
and help you to see
their your own worst enemy.

God’s Word will unmask,
that beam in your soul
so judgment of others . . .
you’ll learn to control!

~~~~~~

Matthew 7:1-5

Judge not, that ye be not judged.

For with what judgment ye judge,
ye shall be judged: and with what
measure ye mete, it shall be
measured to you again.

And why beholdest thou the mote
that is in thy brother’s eye,
but considerest not the beam
that is in thine own eye?

Or how wilt thou say to thy brother,
Let me pull out the mote out of
thine eye; and, behold, a beam
is in thine own eye?

Thou hypocrite, first cast out
the beam out of thine own eye;
and then shalt thou see clearly
to cast out the mote out of thy
brother’s eye.

King James Version
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Copyright 2019
Deborah Ann Belka


Afternoon Ponderings~06.27.19


Snippet of The Day ~06.27.19

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From The Poem:  The Landmine Of Pride

 


Good Morning Quote ~06.27.19~


Sticky Note to God ~06.27.19~


Sticky Note From God~ 06.26.19~


Grace Is Freeing ~

Grace is freeing,
liberating too
grace makes
all things new.

Grace erases,
shames past
graces brings
hope that lasts.

Grace allows,
a clean slate
grace gives
a new birth date.

Graces delivers,
a fresh start
grace softens
a stony heart.

Grace is freeing,
absolving too
grace puts faith
right into you!

~~~~~~~

Romans 6:14

For sin shall not have dominion
over you: for ye are not under
the law, but under grace.

King James Version
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Copyright 2019
Deborah Ann Belka


Afternoon Ponderings~06.26.19


Snippet of The Day ~06.26.19

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From The Poem:  The Microscope Of Grace

 


Good Morning Quote ~06.26.19~


Sticky Note to God ~06.26.19~


Sticky Note From God~ 06.25.19~


Great Expectations ~

Great is my expectation,
Jesus will soon return
vehement is my hope
from this world I’ll adjourn.

Great is my anticipation,
with the saints I will be
robust is my soul’s desire
a twinkling I’ll soon see.

Great is my determination,
to be sober and diligent
confident is my belief
Jesus’ return is imminent.

Great is my excitement,
I’ll hear the trumpet blow
intense is my eagerness
when He calls me to go.

Great is my expectation,
Jesus will soon reappear
great is my prospect . . .
in the clouds we’ll disappear!

~~~~~~~~~

Matthew 24:27

For as the lightning cometh out
of the east, and shineth even
unto the west; so shall also
the coming of the Son of man be.

King James Version
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Copyright 2019
Deborah Ann Belka


Afternoon Ponderings~06.25.19


Snippet of The Day ~06.25.19

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From The Poem:  Where Will You Be?

 


Good Morning Quote ~06.25.19~


Sticky Note to God ~06.25.19~


Sticky Note From God~ 06.24.19~


At My Dining Table ~

I invited Jesus,
to break bread with me
the day I gave Him
to my heart the key.

Ever since that day,
we daily sup and dine
and He shows me how to be
a faithful branch on His vine.

Early in the mornings,
His Gospel we sit and read
and through the scriptures
I follow where He leads.

Together we dig into,
the real meat of His Word
so that apostasy
I’ll know when it’s heard.

I invited Jesus,
to sit at my dining table
and now His Word has become
for me a daily staple!

~~~~~~~

Revelation 3:20

Behold, I stand at the door,
and knock: if any man hear my voice,
and open the door,
I will come in to him,
and will sup with him, and he with me.

King James Version
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Copyright 2019
Deborah Ann Belka


Afternoon Ponderings~06.24.19


Snippet of The Day ~06.24.19

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From The Poem:  A Holy Hunger

 


Good Morning Quote ~06.24.19~


Sticky Note to God ~06.24.19~


Sticky Note From God~ 06.23.19~


A Sound Heart ~

 

A sound heart,
doesn’t miss a beat
it lays its cares
at Jesus’ feet.

It puts its trust,
into his hands
it faithfully knows
to follow His plans.

A sound heart,
knows to pray
it’s at peace
night or day.

It allows Jesus,
to live in it
so to be guided
by His Spirit.

A sound heart,
is not shameful . . .
for the Word of God
it is grateful!

~~~~~~

Psalm 119:80

“Let my heart be sound
in thy statutes; that
I be not ashamed.

King James Version
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Copyright 2019
Deborah Ann Belka


Afternoon Ponderings~06.23.19


Snippet of The Day ~06.23.19

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From The Poem:  IF

 


Good Morning Quote ~06.23.19~


Sticky Note to God ~06.23.19~


Sticky Note From God~ 06.22.19~


I’ll Praise Him No Matter What ~

Lord, I’ll praise You in the quietness,
when my soul is at rest
I’ll praise You in the tranquil times
when I’m feeling oh, so blessed.

I’ll praise You while in the valley,
when my spirit is feeling low
I’ll praise You in darker times
when I’m not sure which way to go.

I’ll praise You from the mountain top,
when my heart with You is right
I’ll praise You for each victory
when I’m soaking in Your light.

I’ll praise You in the gusts that blow,
when my soul is tossed about
I’ll praise You in the stormy sea
when I am struggling with doubt.

Lord, I’ll praise You no matter what,
be it I am blessed or stressed
I will praise You regardless . . .
if  I am anxious or at rest!

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Psalm 46:1-3

“God is our refuge and strength,
a very present help in trouble.

Therefore will not we fear,
though the earth be removed,

and though the mountains be
carried into the midst of the sea;

though the waters thereof
roar and be troubled,

though the mountains shake
with the swelling thereof. Selah.

King James Version
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Copyright 2013 Revised 2019
Deborah Ann Belka


Afternoon Ponderings~06.22.19


Snippet of The Day ~06.22.19

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From The Poem: Make My Day

 


Good Morning Quote ~06.22.19~


Sticky Note to God ~06.22.19~


Sticky Note From God~ 06.21.19~


The Voice ~

If the Holy Spirit’s voice,
you truly want to hear
then you’ll need to give Him
everything that you fear.

For, His voice is low and soft,
you can’t hear it in the roar
and with Him it will be hard
to establish a rapport.

If the Holy Spirit’s voice,
you truly want to heed
then you must trust Him
for everything you need.

For, His voice is powerful,
it can do mighty things
but, you must willingly follow
the instructions that He brings

To hear the Holy Spirit’s voice,
you need to listen carefully
for He will speak right to you . . .
if you do so prayerfully!

~~~~~~~~~~~

John 14:26

“But the Comforter, which is the
Holy Ghost, whom the Father will
send in my name, he shall teach
you all things, and bring all
things to your remembrance,
whatsoever I have said unto you.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2019
Deborah Ann Belka


Afternoon Ponderings~06.21.19


Snippet of The Day ~06.21.19

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From The Poem: I Hear God’s Voice

 


Good Morning Quote ~06.21.19~


Sticky Note to God ~06.21.19~


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