Tag Archives: Contentment

Good Morning Quote ~11.22.19~


Sticky Note From God ~10.20.19~


Good Morning Quote ~05.03.19~


Afternoon Ponderings~03.22.19


One Blessed, Single Plateful ~

On Thanksgiving day this year,
before the turkey starts roasting
my thanks, I will be singing
for the dinner I’ll be hosting.

I will set the dining table,
with the gratitude I feel
before anyone comes
to feast upon the meal.

I will spread the hope,
that I’m feeling inside
before I even serve . . .
the food that God supplied.

I will polish up on all,
the reasons I’m thankful
before I even dish up
one blessed, single plateful.

On Thanksgiving day this year,
before the food I present
I will let everyone know . . .
just why I am so content!

~~~~~~~~~

1 Timothy 6:8

“And having food and raiment
let us be therewith content.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


Sticky Note to God 05.26.16

STICKY NOTE TO GOD ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann ~ 05.26.16 ~


True Contentment ~

bible-can-transform ~CHRISTian poetry by deborahann ~ used with permission IBible Verses
You are my portion, O Lord,
You are all that I need
Your goodness fills me up
when on your Word, I feed.

The measure of Your grace,
fills me to the brim
for, when I study and read
Your sufficiency sets in.

With each verse that I tuck,
deep down in my heart
my joy becomes complete
as eternal hope, You impart.

I find peace in each Word,
and the promises they hold
for, they satisfy and keep
my heart from growing cold.

The degree of my faith,
can be found on each page
and the amount of my trust
in Your power is my gauge.

The scriptures refresh me,
they bring peace to my soul
and I find true contentment
knowing You are in control!

~~~~~~~~~~~

Psalm 119:57

“Thou art my portion, O Lord:
I have said that I would keep thy words.”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2014
Deborah Ann Belka


Our Joy ~

do-not-fear used with permission IBible Verses

This CHRISTmas . . .
I wish you a merry day
with family and close friends
whether near or far away.

I wish you true happiness,
a day filled with sheer delight
a time to snuggle closely
by the warming fire light.

I wish you contentment,
a heart full of gladness
a soul filled with glee
and of cheerfulness.

I wish you true peace,
a home filled with tranquility
surrounded in the perfect love
of God’s amazing serenity.

But mostly I wish you joy,
lasting all the year through
so the light of your salvation
will reflect inside of you!

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

Psalm 35:9
King James Version

“And my soul shall be joyful in the Lord:
it shall rejoice in his salvation”

Copyright 2013
Deborah Ann Belka


In You Lord ~

In You Lord ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

I’m learning to be content,
in whatever comes my way
because my Lord ~ my Savior
I trust You more every day.

Though my problems mount,
escalate and swell
it’s in You my Lord
I choose to wait and dwell.

As the enemy starts to roar,
rumbling for my defeat
it’s in You my Lord
I find my true retreat.

When my fears begin to rise,
tossing me all around.
it’s in You my Lord
I stand on solid ground.

While the storm rages,
reaching its height and peak
it is You ~ my Lord
my soul will always seek!

~~~~~~~~~

Psalm 31:24
King James Version

“Be of good courage,
and he shall strengthen your heart,
all ye that hope in the Lord.”

Copyright 2013
Deborah Ann Belka


Being Content!

For I Have Learned used with permission Doorpost Verses on Facebook

It’s not easy . . .
this learning to be content
but I am willing to concede
and trust one-hundred percent.

Not that I haven’t any needs,
or fears for what I require
I’m just putting my faith in God
and letting Him be my supplier.

I once had all the goodies,
but their worth has faded away
now I am presently living . . .
trusting Jesus day-to-day.

Tomorrow may be different,
my goodies may come back
but, hey what the heck
I’m not at loss for my lack.

It’s not easy . . .
being in this circumstance
but God’s teaching me not to need
the world’s artificial artifacts!

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

Philippians 4:11
King James Version

“Not that I speak in respect of want:
for I have learned,
in whatsoever state I am,
therewith to be content.”

Copyright 2013
Deborah Ann Belka


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