Tag Archives: Calmness

Where The Holy Spirit Dwells ~

Sometimes down inside,
I feel this warmth within . . .
coming from a place so deep
I can’t explain just wherein.

There’s a sense of peace,
an inspired calmness
it fills my heart with joy
till it flows with gladness.

As I take it all in,
I feel a serene quietness
flooding my soul with . . .
a reassuring stillness.

I wish I could harness it,
so to always feel this way
I wish I could release it
every second of the day.

Sometimes way down deep,
a feeling rises up and swells
I know it comes from the place . . .
where the Holy Spirit dwells!

~~~

Ephesians 1:13

“In whom ye also trusted,
after that ye heard the word of truth,
the gospel of your salvation:
in whom also after that ye believed,
ye were sealed with that holy
Spirit of promise,”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2015 Revised 2022
Deborah Ann Belka.

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~

 


Afternoon Ponderings ~05.14.22~

Romans 12:18


Good Morning Quote ~05.14.22~


Lacking Peace ~

Is there a piece,
of your peace missing
are you hanging onto
anxious, nervous living?

Well perfect love,
will cast out all fear
so when full of dread
just draw Jesus near.

Is there a chunk,
of your serenity absent
is your sense of calm
but a fragment?

Well fix your thoughts,
on the things above
and you will be filled
with His perfect love.

Is there a piece,
of your peace lacking
well, give to God all that is . . .
to you nerve-wracking!

~~~~~~~~

1 John 4:18

There is no fear in love;
but perfect love casteth out fear:
because fear hath torment.
He that feareth is not made
perfect in love.

Isaiah 26:3

Thou wilt keep him
in perfect peace,
whose mind is stayed on thee:
because he trusteth in thee.

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2022
Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


Focus On Eternity ~

This year my mind,
will focus on eternity
for I know and believe
it’s my eternal destiny.

I’m not giving thought,
to all the turmoil
I won’t let the chaos
my anxieties embroil.

This year my heart,
calmness will savor
for I know and believe
Jesus is my Savior.

I’m not going to feel,
troubled or distressed
instead I’m going to be
with God at rest.

This year my life,
will be at perfect peace
for each day onto Jesus
all my worries I’ll release!

~~~~~~~~

John 17:3

And this is life eternal,
that they might know thee
the only true God,
and Jesus Christ,
whom thou hast sent.

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2022
Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


A Storm Stiller ~

We all need,
a storm stiller
we all want
a peace instiller.

That is why,
to God I turn
to take from me
my concern.

We all need,
a calm supplier
we all want
a hope provider.

That is why,
to Jesus I run
to give me faith
when I have none.

We all need,
faith, peace and hope
we all need God . . .
and Jesus to cope!

~~~~~~~~

Psalm 107:29-30

He maketh the storm a calm,
so that the waves thereof are still.

Then are they glad because
they be quiet; so he bringeth
them unto their desired haven.

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2022
Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


Stillness In The Storms ~

stillness-in-the-storm-christian-poetry-by-deborah-ann

The Lord wants us,
in the storm to be still
He wants us to know
for us, this is His will.

He wants us to remain,
quiet on the inside
when every thing else
is troubled on the outside.

He wants us to know,
the battle is His to fight
He wants us to seek
the refuge of His might.

He wants us to have,
peace and tranquility
when all else around us
is full of anxiety.

The Lord wants us,
to have a calm soul
He wants us to know
He’s the One in control!

~~~~~~~~~~

Psalm 46:10a

“Be still,
and know that I
am God:”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


Holy Spirit Stirring ~

holy-spirit-by-michaela-baltazar-free-photo-4686

Sometimes down inside,
I feel this warmth within
coming from a place so deep
I can’t explain, just wherein.

There’s a sense of peace,
an inspired calmness
it fills my heart with joy
till it flows with gladness.

As I take it all in,
I feel myself come alive
the feeling it gives me
no words can describe.

I wish I could harness it,
so to always feel this way
I wish I could release it
every second of the day.

Sometimes way down deep,
a feeling rises up and swells
I know it comes from a place
where the Holy Spirit dwells!

~~~~~~~~~~~

Ephesians 1:13

“In whom ye also trusted,
after that ye heard the word of truth,

the gospel of your salvation:
in whom also after that ye believed,

ye were sealed with that holy
Spirit of promise,”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2015
Deborah Ann Belka


On The Breeze of Serenity ~

On The Breeze of Serenity ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann free to use

Today the weather’s calm,
the skies are blue and clear
the wind is all but absent
I have not me a single fear.

The day looks promising,
the sun will be out to warm
by all present indications
I’ll not encounter a storm.

It’s a day for me to have,
some peaceful tranquility
a day for me to find rest
on the breeze of serenity.

I love days like these,
when everything is still . . .
it’s the perfect time to seek
to find for me, God’s will.

Tomorrow there may come,
a storm straight for me . . .
but, from today’s reflections
it will be Jesus whom I see!

~~~~~~~~~~

Matthew 6:34

“Take therefore no thought for the morrow:
for the morrow shall take thought for the
things of itself. Sufficient unto the day
is the evil thereof.”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2015
Deborah Ann Belka


The Enemy of Peace ~

~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann ~Perfect Peace - IBible Verse

The enemy of true peace,
wants to rob you of . . .
the stillness that you have
in the arbor of God’s love.

He wants to steal your joy,
take your happiness away
from God’s tranquil waters . . .
he wants to lead you astray.

He will cast large shadows,
on quiet, pastures green
he’ll say anything to destroy
all that is calm and serene.

His lies are big and bold,
attacking heart and head
until your very soul . . .
is full of fear and dread.

The enemy of our peace,
has many lies to tell . . .
but, we who trust in the Lord
on them ~ we will not dwell!

~~~~~~~~~~~

Isaiah 26:3

“Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace,
whose mind is stayed on thee:
 because he trusteth in thee.”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2014
Deborah Ann Belka


Just God and Me ~

Quietness ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann ~ IBible Verses used with permission

Sometimes, I want to be,
with God all alone
I want peace and quiet
throughout my entire home.

I want hushed silence,
to be all around
I don’t want to listen to
one single little sound.

I just want calmness,
to be all that I hear
I just want to sense God
and His presence near.

I want total tranquility,
to be all that I feel
I want complete solitude
so before Him, I can kneel.

I want to hear His voice,
while  down on my knees
I want to sing my praises
as He listens to my pleas.

Sometimes, I want to be,
with God all alone
but, peace and quiet . . .
they don’t live in my home!

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

Psalm 23:2
King James Version

“He maketh me to lie down in green pastures:
he leadeth me beside the still waters.”

Copyright 2014
Deborah Ann Belka


This Peace ~

Peace that Surpasses used with permission IBible Verses on Facebook

There is  this peace,
washing over me
I can’t explain . .
what I can’t see.

I cannot grasp,
nor comprehend
but I can sense
it’s without end.

I feel a calmness,
a deep tranquility
I’m being bathed
with eternal serenity.

I know its coming,
from God up above
for, He’s drenching me
in His perfect love.

There is this peace,
I can’t explain it . . .
but, I know its flowing
from the Holy Spirit!

~~~~~~~

Philippians 4:7
King James Version

“And the peace of God, which passeth all
understanding, shall keep your hearts
and minds through Christ Jesus.”

Copyright 2014
Deborah Ann Belka


A Quiet Heart ~

God_Wants_To_Talk_To_You free photo

A quiet heart,
must be still
to hear the voice
of God’s will.

An inward calm,
is our assurance
He’s in control
our reassurance.

Life in His hand,
is peace known
trust runs deep
His way is shown.

Abiding hope,
is His promise
eternal love
its accomplice.

A quiet heart,
must be thankful
to a God
who is tranquil.

A quiet heart,
must be full of peace
for God’s stillness
to bring it release!

~~~~~~~~

Psalm 46:10
King James Version

“Be still, and know that I am God:”

Copyright 2013
Deborah Ann Belka


Calm Waters ~

Calm Waters ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

Calm waters across the bay,
small ripples the shade of blue
quiet moments on the shore
in the stillness there is You.

As far as my eyes can see,
God’s peace is all around
I look and can see His beauty
from the sky to the ground.

My ears can barely hear,
whispers behind the breeze
Lord, these tranquil moments
remind me of Your ease.

I stand on the sandy beach,
Your peacefulness I take in
I sense the loving calmness
of Your Spirit deep within.

I watch in silent wonder,
reveling in the quietness
I listen to the silence . . .
absorbing Your awesomeness!

~~~~~~~~

Psalm 89:9

  King James Version

“Thou rulest the raging of the sea:
when the waves thereof arise,
thou stillest them.”

Copyright 2012
Deborah Ann Belka


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