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by JMS Bell

Friday, June 25, 2010
Rated "G" by the Author.
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still journeying on...still trusting


I am Persuaded

that He loves me

and He cares


I am Persuaded

that He keeps me

even through my tears way grows dark

when navigating through the storms and dense fog...

and my flesh cries out...disembark!


Yet, after lingering for a moment in 'only human' park

I stand erect and to His call... hark

through it all...staunchly...Persuaded




Rom 8:28

copyright 4/23/2007jmsbell 



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Reviewed by Angela Ciero 7/16/2010
"I am Persuaded" that God has a special hand on you. Using your heart to push your hand to write his truth. We all need to stand persuaded, to never be removed. Letting God shine through us as he shines through you!
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 6/28/2010
Yes, it takes only one fleeting moment to consider "there is no god" to quickly be restored to our inner truth and to reaffirm us in it. The loudest scream I have ever screamed was when I was given a taste of separation from God - it is something I have no wish to re-experience, either in this life or the one to come... Bless you for this sensitive and honest portrayal. xx
Reviewed by Andy Turner 6/27/2010
"The Dark Night of The Soul." You have described it so very well.
Yet in those times he is just as near, if not nearer than the air that we breath.
Reviewed by MaryGrace Patterson 6/27/2010
I think we all go through dark times in our lives, but some how Gods light manages to shine through and touch our hearts. The poem is ver strong in sentiment! I know God hears you and is by your side...M
Reviewed by Liana Margiva 6/27/2010
POWERFUL!!!!!!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva
Reviewed by Jeanette Cooper 6/26/2010
This reminds me of the song we sang in church when I was a child---"Almost Persuaded". The beauty of your poem is you ARE persuaded. Nice write.
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 6/26/2010
He is of course The Great Communicator, if you listen well you will catch His drift and be Persuaded.
A declaration of faith.


Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 6/25/2010
Joyce, it is always such a pleasure to read your work...your spirit lifts and teaches us well to "keep on."
Reviewed by Nicole Weaver 6/25/2010
Very beautifully written. Full of wisdom and hope. Thanks for sharing.
Reviewed by John Flanagan 6/25/2010
It flows, it is, and it's entirely you, Joyce.

Reviewed by Inspire Hope 6/25/2010
Outstanding Joyce and written with excellence! The penmen-ship of the Hand of God...through His yielded vessel! May the Lord continually bless the works of your hands Joyce! Thanks Joyce and may the Lord strengthen you this very hour!

Much Love,

P.S. I am blessed each time you stop by!!!!!
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 6/25/2010
Once again your faith stands out like a beacon of light in the darkness, Joyce. Thank you. Love and blessings to you,

Reviewed by TONY NERONE 6/25/2010
And you are a willing receipent, Joyce. That is what makes this poem great too.

Reviewed by Christine Alwin 6/25/2010
Powerful Joyce..shout it from the tallest mountain
Love and Blessings,
Reviewed by Ann Marquette 6/25/2010
You are truly gifted by HIM Joyce.
I can tell He really loves you.

Reviewed by Paul Berube 6/25/2010
Excellent write, Joyce.
Reviewed by Marcia Miller-Twiford 6/25/2010
A wonderful poem Joyce. Praise God!
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