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Poured-Out Blessings
by Connie Faust

Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Rated "G" by the Author.
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The blessing of glad times--oh, yes! The blessing of sorrow?--harder to grasp but true nonetheless.

 

 

There's the blessing of daylight,
with beauty to see;
the blessing of re-birth
into God's family;
the blessing of glad times
and days full of joy,
the blessing of labor,
with strength to employ.

The blessing of night hours,
a time for sleep;
the blessing of sorrow,
a time to weep;
the solace of heaven
waiting for me,
the blessing of living
eternally free!

As I count up my blessings
I think once again
how God pours His blessings
on women and men,
and though we can't fathom
the blessings of loss,
He gave life's purest blessing
in His love on the cross.

 

In face of all this, what is there left to say?
If God is for us, who can be against us?

He that did not hesitate to spare his own Son
but
gave him up for us all—

can we not trust such a God to give us,
with him,
everything else that we can need?

(Romans 8:32, Phillips Translation)

 

 

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Reviewed by Lisa Lindsey 12/6/2014
And I feel blessed after reading this. Thank you for helping me count my own blessings. Merry Christmas to you.
Reviewed by baz busbe 7/7/2012
Great poem Connie and another one of Gods blessings to write and read poetry. Thank u for making me think on all Gods blessings. God bless. Baz
Reviewed by Cynthia Buhain-Baello 6/26/2012
This a beautiful testimony of God's goodness in our life, wonderful poem well-written with a wise message.
Reviewed by JMS Bell 6/25/2012
IN GOOD TIMES OR HARD TIME, HE IS STILL GOD AND INDEED, HIS PRESENCE IS ALWAYS A BLESSING. THANKS FOR SHARING THIS WONDERFUL TESTIMONY. LOVE, BLESSINGS AND FAITH...JOYCE * HIS INSPIRATIONS
Reviewed by Shirley Houston 6/24/2012
Awesome write. Thank you for the reminder to be grateful!
Reviewed by Rhonda Galizia 6/22/2012
Amen!
And you just poured-out a Blessing on me, Connie. :)
Beautifully expressed..

Love, Rhonnie
Reviewed by Andy Turner 6/21/2012
Indeed he does. Shine on!
Reviewed by neerja gandhi 6/20/2012
Yessss.":) best wishes Connie.neerja
Reviewed by Paul Berube 6/20/2012
Very well put to words, Connie. Nicely done.



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