Tag Archives: Peace

Choose Words Consoling ~

Choose words consoling,
let them be wise and kind
use words that will bring
to someone peace of mind.

Use your words carefully,
think before you speak
pray before you say a thing
to be humble and meek.

Use words that will inspire,
encourage and support
let them be full of tenderness
always offering up comfort.

Control your own impulses,
use words filled with grace
let others hear loving words
their heart’s can embrace.

Our words can be healing,
bringing relief and peace
or they can be toxic . . .
by the poison they release!

~~~~~~~~

Proverbs 16:24

Pleasant words are
as an honeycomb,
sweet to the soul,
and health to the bones
.

James 3:8

“But the tongue
can no man tame;
it is an unruly evil,
full of deadly poison.”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2015 Revised 2022
Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


Holy Spirit Come To Me ~

Holy Spirit come to me,
rest right here inside of me
guard my heart, keep my mind
so Your peace I may find.

Holy Spirit come be with me,
support the all of me
lead my soul, direct my ways
hear the words my soul prays.

Holy Spirit come anoint me,
place your seal right here in me
Spirit of Life, Spirit of Grace
may Your wisdom I embrace.

Holy Spirit put Your fire inside me,
release and deliver into me
all Your might, all Your power
counsel me every waking hour.

Holy Spirit my Father’s gift to me,
Spirit of Christ living inside me
Spirit of God, Spirit of holy fear
come whisper truth in my ear!

~~~~~~~

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 ~


Autumn Blessings ~

Autumn brings to the soul relief,
as hot Summer days slip to an end
God sent the season for weary hearts
to restore, repair and mend.

Unlike the Autumn trees,
that shed their changing leaves
God sent the season for failing hearts
to adhere, embrace and cleave.

Just as with the Autumn winds,
there comes a refreshing rain
God sent the season for fraying hearts
to increase, grow and gain.

The Autumn sun is slow to climb,
and dips earlier into the night
God sent the season for sleepy hearts
to rise, shine and awake in His light.

God gave to us the Autumn season,
so we could have a respite and rest
for it is the season for our beset souls
to see how much we are truly blessed!

~~~~~~~~~

Psalm 16:9

“Therefore my heart is glad,
and my glory rejoiceth:

my flesh also shall rest
in hope.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2012 Revised 2022
Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


Afternoon Ponderings ~09.11.22~

Revelation 21:4


Cry Out To the Lord ~


When upset and troubled,
with all of the daily stress
cry out unto the Lord . . .
and He will surely bless.

No matter where you’re at,
no matter how close or far
cry out unto the Lord . . .
and He’ll go to where you are.

When your overwhelmed
by the storms all around
cry out unto the Lord . . .
and He won’t let you down.

No matter how deep the water,
no matter how low the tide
cry out unto the Lord . . .
and He’ll be right at your side.

For Jesus is your High Tower,
the Rock that is higher
who promises to lift us out
from under all the mire!

~~~~~~~~~

Psalm 61:2

“From the end of the earth
will I cry unto thee,
when my heart
is overwhelmed:
lead me to the rock
that is higher than I.”

Psalm 69:14

Deliver me out of the mire,
and let me not sink: let me
be delivered from them that
hate me, and out of the
deep waters.

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2013 Revised 2022
Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


Talk to Me Lord, Talk To Me ~

Talk to me Lord, talk to me,
for my world’s shaking apart
and the winds of adversity
are blowing thru my heart.

Talk to me Lord and tell me,
the way You’d have me to go
speak to me thru Your Spirit
so Your path I may know.

Talk to me Lord, talk to me,
make with me a connection
for I am counting on You
to give me Your direction.

Talk to me Lord and lead me,
as I go about my way
tell me to go right or left
I need Your guidance today.

Talk to me Lord, talk to me,
let not pride keep us apart
be that still small voice . . .
speaking to my shaken heart!

~~~~~~~

Isaiah 30:21

And thine ears shall hear
a word behind thee, saying,
This is the way, walk ye in it,
when ye turn to the right hand,
and when ye turn to the left.

1 Kings 19:12

“And after the earthquake a fire;
but the Lord was not in the fire:
and after the fire a still small voice.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2013 Revised 2022
Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


Jesus My Everything ~

Jesus is my everything,
He is my all in all . . .
there is such a peace
when on His name I call.

He fills me with hope,
gives my life purpose
daily His love for me
rises to the surface.

He is my happiness,
He is always around
in His grace and mercy
I have learned to abound.

He is my Comforter,
my Redeemer and Helper
He is to me a Refuge
in a storm my Shelter.

Jesus is my everything,
my Beginning and End
He is my Lord, my Savior
my forever eternal Friend!

~~~~~~~~

Ephesians 3:20

Now unto him that is able
to do exceeding abundantly
above all that we ask or think,
according to the power that
worketh in us,

Corinthians 9:8

And God is able to make all grace
abound toward you; that ye, always
having all sufficiency in all things,
may abound to every good work:

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2014 Revised 2022
Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


Today I Heard From God ~

Today I heard from God,
He told me to keep believing
He told me to hold fast . . .
His peace I’d be receiving.

I heard Him tell me,
to take everything to Him
I heard Him say to wait
for His calm to set in.

Today I heard from God,
He told me not to doubt
He said to trust Him
as He’s working things out.

I heard Him tell me,
I have nothing to fear
I heard Him say to be strong
for He is always near.

Today I heard from God,
He told me to pray for you . . .
He told me that you needed
to hear today from Him too!

~~~~~~~~

Psalm 118:5

“I called upon
the Lord in distress:
the Lord answered me,
and set me in a large place.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2013 Revised 2022
Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


Water’s Troubling ~

I’ve been through water’s troubling,
in the turbulence of my mind
I’ve been tossed and shaken
by thoughts of every kind.

I’ve been blown all around,
in this whirlwind called life . . .
I’ve been in many storms
leaving me full of strife.

I’ve been through tumultuous times,
that were lengthy and prolonged
I’ve been through mind twisters
where anxious thoughts spawned.

I’ve been in deep dark waters,
with no sure way to get out
I’ve been in Satan’s cesspool
filled with dread, fear and doubt.

I’ve been through water’s troubling,
of every type and every kind . . .
but, Jesus has been the bridge
guarding my heart and mind!

~~~~~~~~~

Philippians 4:7

“And the peace of God,
which passeth all understanding,

shall keep your hearts
and minds through Christ Jesus.”

King James Version
by Public Domain

Copyright 2014 Revised 2022
Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


Soaking Up All Of God’s Peace ~

Sometimes I want to stand,
on top of the highest hill
raise my hands to the Lord
tell Him how I really feel.

I want to shout my love out,
hear His echo back at me
I want to close my eyes tight
hoping His glory I might see.

Sometimes I want to sit,
on the tallest mountain top
sing my praises to the Lord
and never let them stop.

I want to shower on Him,
my heartfelt gratitude
I want Him to see in me
for Him a thankful attitude.

Sometimes I just want to stand,
soak up all of God’s peace . . .
I want to raise my hands up high
and my praise to Him release!

~~~~~~~~

Psalm 71:8 

Let my mouth be filled
with thy praise and with
thy honour all the day.

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2014 Revised 2022
Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


Fear Not My Child ~

Fear not My child,
for I’m always with you
do not be afraid . . .
I’ll help get you through.

Fear not My child,
for I am your Savior
do not be alarmed . . .
for you have My favor.

Fear not My child,
for I will not forsake thee
do not be troubled . . .
for I still can calm the sea.

Fear not My child,
for you’re safe in My hand
do not be frightened . . .
I have for you a plan.

Fear not My child,
for My goodness never fails
do not be anxious . . .
for My mercy never pales!

~~~~~~~~

Psalm 27:1

The Lord  is my light and my salvation;
whom shall I fear?
the Lord  is the strength of my life;
of whom shall I be afraid?

King James Version
Public Domain

by Deborah Ann Belka
Copyright 2011 Revised 2022

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


Know And Be Still ~

Stop what you’re doing,
I want you to be awed
know and be still . . .
by the fact I am God.

Quit trying,
let Me take care of you
quit stumbling
I know just what to do.

Quick fretting,
let Me work things out
quit worrying
give Me all your doubt.

Quit panicking,
your future is in My hand
quit struggling
your days I have planned.

Be still My Child,
for I want you to know
that I am God . . .
and I love you so!

~~~~~~~~

Psalm 46:10

”Be still,
and know
that I am God”

Copyright 2013 Revised 2022
Deborah Ann Belka

King James Version
Public Domain

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


I Want To Be For Jesus ~

I want to be for Jesus,
a shinning example
I want His life in mine
to glowingly resemble.

So I will need to work on,
having true humility
so that I can radiate
His loving tranquility.

I want to be for Jesus,
a vivid, promising light
I want His peace in me
to beam ever bright.

So I will need to work out,
my own salvation
so I can emit for Him
my joy and elation.

I want to be for Jesus,
what He is to me . . .
I want His love to be
all that people see!

~~~~~~~~

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 2022
Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


My God Is So Big ~

My God is so big . . .
He can conquer anything
He can turn a dry river
into a life-giving stream.

My God is so big . . .
He can carry my heavy load
He can lift from me my burdens
send them packing down the road.

My God is so big . . .
He can turn water into wine
He can bring back a lost soul
who’s fallen from His vine.

My God is so big . . .
He can do the utmost impossible
He can move the largest mountain
for nothing to Him is insolvable.

My God is so big . . .
He can part the Red Sea
He can heal the lame and sick
make blind eyes able to see.

My God is so big . . .
He can take my every fear
He can remove all my worries
for my God makes all things clear.

My God is so big . . .
how big is that one of yours?
mine will forgive your sin
when you open to Jesus the door!

~~~~~~~~~~

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
Public Domain

Copyright 2013 Revised 2022
Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


My Stress Reliever ~

Jesus is my stress reliever,
my care and burden taker
He is my mess cleaner . . .
my perfect peace maker.

Jesus is my pain reliever,
my hurt and grief clearer
He is my head lifter
my heart and soul restorer.

Jesus is my doubt reliever,
my fear and qualm calmer
He is my hope installer
my faith and trust instiller.

Jesus is my grudge reliever,
my failure and flaw fixer
He is my wound healer
my emotional scar tamer.

Jesus is my debt reliever,
my sin and shame forgiver
He is my guilt eraser . . .
my life and soul Savior!

~~~~~~~~

Isaiah 53:5

But he was wounded
for our transgressions,
he was bruised for our iniquities:
the chastisement of our peace
was upon him; and with
his stripes we are healed.

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2022
Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


Be A Son Beam ~

May the Light of the World,
brighten up your day . . .
may it shine so ever brightly
so others to it you may sway.

May you be a shining beacon,
of hope, love and peace
may the Light of the World
you every day release.

May the Light of  the World,
in your heart always glow
may the joy of your salvation
out of you continually flow.

May you be a Son beam,
of mercy, faith and favor
may the Light of God’s grace
lead others to your Savior.

May the Light of the World,
brighten up your day . . .
may it shine so ever brightly
on the Life, Truth and Way!

~~~~~~~~~

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
by Public Domain

Copyright 2014 Revised 2022
Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


A Love Letter From God ~

Today I received,
from God a love letter
I opened up my Bible
here is what I read . . .

I am your Creator,
I formed and molded you
before you were born . . .
I knitted you together too.

I’m the remedy to your needs,
I am your soothing balm
I’m the peace in your storm
I am that voice in the calm.

I’m all the grace you need,
in Me there’s eternal life
I came so that I could bear
the burden of your strife.

I am your staff of comfort,
I will shield and protect you
through life’s complexities
together we’ll get through.

I am the anchor of your soul,
a safe place to run and hide
for I will never forsake you . . .
I’ll always be at your side.

I’m the lamp unto your way,
with my Word I will guide
I am the One who you feel
stirring up deep inside.

I am your Creator,
I knew you from the start
that is why I gave to you . . .
for Me a loving heart!

~~~~~~~~

1 John 4:16

And we have known and
believed the love that God
hath to us. God is love; and
he that dwelleth in love
dwelleth in God, and God in him.

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2014 Revised 2022
Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


Fruit Of Our Faith ~

Within each of us,
the Holy Spirit resides . . .
and the fruit of our faith
needs to be daily applied.

But, we must feel the fire,
the burning of desire
to call upon His strength
so His might we’ll acquire.

Then we’ll be loving,
in all things we’ll have peace
and our joy and happiness
will be natural to release.

To have God like patience,
we must learn to be kind
then gentleness will flow
from our hearts and minds.

We need to let humility,
guide us to being meek
by not forgetting His power
each day we must seek.

The Holy Spirit abides
in every one of us . . .
and to produce much fruit
in Jesus we need to trust!

~~~~~~~~~

John 15:5

I am the vine, ye are the branches:
He that abideth in me, and I in him,
the same bringeth forth much fruit:
for without me ye can do nothing.

Galatians 5.22-23

“But the fruit of the Spirit is
love, joy, peace, longsuffering,
gentleness, goodness, faith,
Meekness, temperance: against
such there is no law.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2013 Revised 2022
Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


The Best Place To Go ~

Some people look to family,
for their encouragement
some seek their pastors
for spiritual nourishment.

Some people turn to books,
offering them self-care
some search their computer
for their health and welfare.

But, I have found for me,
the best place I can go
is to my Bible daily
where living waters flow.

For between the pages,
there I find my best friend
for Jesus promised me
He’d be there til the end.

Some people turn to people,
some turn to other things
but, my Bible pages I turn
for the peace I know it brings!

~~~~~~~~

John 14:27

Peace I leave with you,
my peace I give unto you:
not as the world giveth,
give I unto you. Let not
your heart be troubled,
neither let it be afraid.

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2022
Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


Good Morning Quote ~04.27.22~


The Missing Piece ~

He repairs hearts,
fills in the holes
heals the spirit
restores the soul.

His love reaches,
the deep recesses
where pain hides
and sin depresses.

He gives wholeness,
to the fraught mind
surpassing anything
we could ever find.

To those in need,
grace He freely gives
for only He knows . . .
how to truly forgive.

He fills in the hole,
He’s the missing piece
only Jesus can bring
true rest and peace!

~~~~~~

Psalm 147:3

He healeth the broken in heart,
and bindeth up their wounds.

Philippians 4:7

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

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2013 Revised 2022
Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


The Mind of Jesus ~

Oh, to have the heart of Christ,
to truly love one and all . . .
to forgive those who stumble
and lift up the ones who fall.

Then I’d have the mind of Jesus,
I’d see others deepest need
I’d minister to their lost souls
and to a faith in Him I’d lead.

Oh, to have the life of Christ,
to see all in His saving light
to heal the contrite heart
and give to all eternal sight.

Then I’d have the mind of Jesus,
I’d take His Word across the land
I’d lead the lost to His Kingdom
deliver the unsaved into His hand.

Oh, to have the heart of Christ,
beating deep inside me . . .
would be to  think just like Jesus
oh, how wonderful that would be!

~~~~~~~~~~

Philippians 2:5

“Let this mind be in you,
which was also in Christ Jesus:”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2014 Revised 2022
Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


No Laws Against ~

Everyday there seems to be,
more rules, new laws . . .
mandates unbelievable
filled with plenty of flaws.

But, I know of some things,
there are no laws against . . .
for they’re not made up by man
but, Holy Spirit dispensed.

They distribute faith,
gentleness they allot
they give us temperance
when our nerves are shot.

They provide to us love,
joy they daily release
into our souls they render
the promise of eternal peace.

They help us to be meek,
by filling us with goodness
making it easier for us
to show others kindness.

Into each of us these fruit,
the Holy Spirit instills . . .
unlike the laws of man . . .
there’s no spending pork or frills!

~~~~~~~~

Galatians 5:22-23

But the fruit of the Spirit is love,
joy, peace, longsuffering,
gentleness, goodness, faith,
Meekness, temperance:
against such there is no law.

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2022
Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


Keep Us Close Lord ~

Lord, keep us close to You,
each and every day . . .
may it be the first thing
we ask as we pray.

Remind us of Your hope,
how it will not pass away
build up our confidence
to help us not to stray.

Fill us with Your peace,
quiet our troubles inside
take away the barriers
so with You we may abide.

Whisper in our ears,
how much for us You care
tell us a over and over
You will always be there.

Lord, keep our hearts,
each and every day . . .
so on the right path
by Your side we’ll stay!

~~~~~~~

Proverbs 7:25

“Let not thine heart
decline to her ways,
go not astray in her paths.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2013 Revised 2022
Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


On My ROCKing Chair ~

On my ROCKing chair,
I’m sitting peacefully
rocking to and fro
oh, so ever calmly.

Though, I have worries,
I haven’t me a care
for while I am rocking
God listens to my prayer.

On my ROCKing chair,
I’m sitting comfortably
rocking back and forth
oh, so ever enjoyably.

Though, I have troubles,
I’m rocking all the same
for I’m so confident
as I call upon His name.

On my ROCKing chair,
I’m sitting quietly
rocking up and down
oh, so ever serenely.

Though, I have problems,
I’m gonna keep rocking
for God’s got me an answer
and soon He’ll be talking.

On my ROCKing chair,
I’m trusting and believing
for I know His response . . .
soon I’ll be receiving!

~~~~~~~~~~~

1 John 5:14

And this is the confidence
that we have in him, that,
if we ask any thing according
to his will, he heareth us:

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2013 Revised 2022
Deborah Ann Belka


Be Still Until ~

When waiting on the Lord,
to answer your prayer . . .
don’t become discouraged
instead rest in His care.

When seeking His response,
for your wants and needs
don’t become depressed
be at peace til He leads.

When God is quiet,
but you heart isn’t so
don’t become worried
instead let His mercy flow.

When looking for a word,
to help show the way
don’t become disheartened
but, let joy fill your day.

When waiting on the Lord,
be still until . . . .
He shows to you
what is His perfect will!

~~~~~~~~~

1 Peter 5:7

“Casting all your care
upon him;
for he careth for you.”

Psalm 27:14

Wait on the Lord: be of good
courage, and he shall strengthen
thine heart: wait, I say, on the Lord.

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2012 Revised 2022
Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


A Time To Let God ~

A time for patience,
and for some rest
a time to let God do . . .
what He knows is best.

A time for His Spirit,
to lead from above
a time to linger . . .
and abide in His love.

A time for endurance,
to run the good race
a time to stop running
and abound in His grace.

A time for calmness,
when composure is gone
a time to discover
how to be closer drawn.

A time to be quiet,
to sit and be still
a time to actively seek
what is God’s perfect will.

A time for silence,
of both mind and heart
a time for God only . . .
nothing keeping us apart.

A time to lie down,
in pastures green
a time to be protected
under His almighty wing.

A time to know and believe,
He’ll never leave or forsake
a time for God . . .
we all need to make!

~~~~~~~~~~

Ecclesiastes 3:1

“To every thing
there is a season,
and a time to every purpose
under the heaven:”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2014 Revised 2022
Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~

 


Be Still My Heart ~

Be Still ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

Be still, my soul, be at peace,
let not thy worries overcome
be still, and know He is your God
and will  your heart-strings strum.

Be still, my heart and let go,
let surrender be thy sweet release
be still, and know God’s saving power
to eternity, can never fail or cease.

Be still, my mind and surrender all,
let thy weakness take you to your knees
be still, and know of God’s sufficiency
will and can surpass all thy needs.

Be still, my spirit admit thy defeat,
let thyself dwell on things from above
be still, and know He is in control
and be strengthened by and in His love.

Be still, my soul be at peace,
let Him complete in thee His perfect will
be still, and know He is your God
and will our heart-strings still!

~~~~~~~~

Psalm 46:10

 “Be still,and know that I am God;
I will be exalted among the nations,
I will be exalted in the earth!”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2011
Deborah Ann Belka


If The Lord’s Our Shepherd ~

If the Lord is our Shepherd,
why then do we still want?
If He supplies all our needs,
why do our lacks still taunt?

If besides still waters He leads,
why then do we still fear?
If He fills us with quietness,
why don’t we hold Him near?

If green pastures bring peace,
why then are we still stressed?
If He leaves us not lacking,
why don’t we feel blessed?

If He restores our souls,
why then do we still doubt?
If He satisfies our deep thirst,
why is their still a drought?

If in righteousness He guides,
why then do we still wander?
If the Lord is truly our Shepherd,
we needn’t these things ponder!

~~~~~~~

Psalm 23:1-3

The Lord is my shepherd;
I shall not want.
He maketh me to lie down
in green pastures:
He leadeth me beside
the still waters.
He restoreth my soul:
He leadeth me in the paths
of righteousness
for his name’s sake.

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2013 Revised 2022
Deborah Ann Belka


I’m Stepping Out In Faith ~

I’m stepping out in faith today,
I’m walking with my Lord
I found Him faithful yesterday
He’ll be true again today.

I’m stepping out in faith today,
I’m seeking to find His peace
I found His calm yesterday
He’ll quiet me again today.

I’m stepping out in faith today,
I’m trusting Him with my heart
I found Him reliable yesterday
He’ll be trustworthy again today.

I’m stepping out in faith today
I’m asking Him to heed my prayer
I found Him listening yesterday
He’ll hear my pleas again today.

I’m stepping out in faith today,
I’m trusting Him for what I can’t see
I found His guidance yesterday . . .
I know He’ll lead me again today!

~~~~~~~~~~

2 Corinthians 5:7

“For we walk by faith,
not by sight:”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2013 Revised 2022
Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~


Increasing Faith and Trust ~

Increase the measure Lord,
of our faith and trust
give daily more of it
to each one of us.

For as we are being,
constantly refined
we’ll need more faith
to be assigned.

Increase the measure Lord,
of our hope and peace
into our hearts and minds
more of it release.

For as we go through,
all the test and trials
we’ll need more trust
to go those extra miles.

Increase the measure Lord,
of our belief in You . . . .
give us more faith and trust
for the things You can do!

~~~~~~~~

Luke 17:5-6

And the apostles said unto the Lord,
Increase our faith.

And the Lord said, If ye had faith
as a grain of mustard seed,
ye might say unto this sycamine tree,
Be thou plucked up by the root,
and be thou planted in the sea;
and it should obey you.

Mark 9:24

And straightway the father
of the child cried out, and
said with tears, Lord, I believe;
help thou mine unbelief.

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2022
Deborah Ann Belka

~ to GOD be the GLORY ~