Tag Archives: Waiting and Being Still

Sticky Note From God~ 05.07.19~


It’s No Snap ~

It isn’t easy,
this being strong
it’s really hard
when all’s going wrong.

It isn’t a snap,
this having courage
it’s difficult
not getting discouraged.

It isn’t comfortable,
this waiting and waiting
it’s laborious
keeping from fainting.

It isn’t painless,
this being perfectly still
it’s grueling
finding out God’s will.

But those who take heart,
in God’s timing . . .
on eagle’s wings
you’ll find soaring!

~~~~~~~~

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
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Copyright 2018
Deborah Ann Belka


Sticky Note From God ~05.15.18~


Sticky Note to God ~05.15.18


Ever Patiently ~

Sometimes when we pray,
we want an instant result
and if we do not get it . . .
we take it as an insult.

So we become disillusioned,
for many of us think
that the chain of prayer
is some kind of magic link.

But, God isn’t a genie,
who grants our every wish
nor a leprechaun with a pot . . .
of gold to make us rich.

Instead, we must be diligent,
and in our prayers persevere
not letting our disappointment
with God’s stillness to interfere.

Sometimes when we pray,
we want answers instantly
so if God has you waiting . . .
do so ever patiently!

~~~~~~~~~

Psalm 66:20

“Blessed be God,
which hath not turned
away my prayer,
nor his mercy from me.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


Wrestling With God ~

Some people wrestle,
with God’s will
some find it so hard
to wait and be still.

But, those who stop,
their endless struggling
will find God’s will
isn’t really so puzzling.

Some people scuffle,
when disappointed
some end up being
with God disjointed.

But, those who quit,
their constant battling
will find God’s ways
aren’t really so baffling.

Some people wrestle,
with God and His ways
but, those who trust Him
are blessed all their days!

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Genesis 32:24-26

” And Jacob was left alone;
and there wrestled a man
with him until the breaking
of the day.

And when he saw that he
prevailed not against him,
he touched the hollow of
his thigh; and the hollow
of Jacob’s thigh was out
of joint,
as he wrestled with him.

And he said, Let me go,
for the day breaketh.
And he said, I will
not let thee go
except thou bless me.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2017
Deborah Ann Belka


Sticky Note to God 01.22.17

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God’s Perfect Timing ~

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I prayed a prayer,
not very long ago
I’ve been waiting for
the answer to know.

It was a short prayer,
over it I didn’t labor
after it was said . . .
I left it with my Savior.

I knew my request,
was safe in His hands
now it was up to me
in faith to just stand.

And so I do trust,
God’s answer is coming
for I believe it’s about
His perfect timing.

I prayed a prayer,
now I’m quietly waiting
while God’s response . . .
He is formulating!

~~~~~~~

Lamentations 3:25-26

“The Lord is good unto them
that wait for him,
to the soul that seeketh him.

It is good that a man should
both hope and quietly wait
for the salvation of the Lord.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


Sticky Note to God 10.05.16

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The Art of Being Still ~

The Art of Being Still ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

There is an art,
to this being still
this waiting on God
takes a certain skill.

It takes prayer,
to know God’s plans
it takes strength
to stay in His hands.

It takes faith,
this quiet remaining
it takes believing
in God’s perfect timing.

It takes trust,
this knowing who God is
it takes action
to do what He says.

There is an art,
to this being still
but, it’s the only way
to know God’s will!

~~~~~~

Psalm 46:10a

“Be still, and know that I am God:

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka


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