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A Stroll...with a Friend
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Isn't it good to have a friend to whom you can pour out your soul to? All those little things that you just wouldn't tell anyone can tell them with confidence...without fear of being chided or judged...and can always come away with some solid, good, honest advice. Really...isn't it just great...?

I remember...

that there was a misty rain

as we walked...and talked


What about...? know...

those things that one bother them

those concerns...those balks


I reminded Him...

that many of my loved ones

have yet to accept Him...they're still unsaved 

...and one of them had left home

on a path...which was confusion paved


I let Him know

 I felt a little down about it... 

 there was this 'ache'...for this loved one

who fled...following a rift


I asked Him to help me...

help me to trust Him...more...make me stronger!

Erase my doubts... 'til there are none 

I needed to be shown how to love Him...

love my core!

I'd failed so often...felt I need more victories won


I guess in those moments...

what I really craved...really wanted...was pampering

...and I pleaded, 'Lord, not later...but now!' 

'Cause it's Your words of 'comfort' that I'm seeking...

yes...please! That's what I need from You...a Word!

An answer came so wind upon a brow...


And I had to smile... for we both knew

in this area ...I have a lot of growing to do


...A Stroll...with a Friend 




Is 40:28-31

copyright; 1/17/10(edited 3/21/10)jmsbell 


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Reviewed by kj Force
JMS...I could tell by your words of the tone you set, where your thoughts were when you wrote this..the heartache known as love/caring/for someone,feeling helpless is a hard pill to swallow..been there done that. So glad you found compassion on ur stroll with your Creator. Beautifully written..thanks for the sharing..kj
Reviewed by Kathleen McDonald
Too many people don't realize that He is their best friend. I found that in my time of need He was always there for me and I know in my heart He will always be there. Beautifully done.
Reviewed by Inspire Hope
This is a beautiful timely write Joyce, written with such elegance and grace! I am blessed with each line and must return again and again, for it is a timeless poem which will be here to bless generations to come. Bringing hope and healing! Precious Joyce, earth's angel! may the Lord bless you in a very special way and give to you continual blessings in each trying hour! The Lord is with you and He is your Refuge and strength!

Much Love,
Reviewed by MaryGrace Patterson
Wow Joyce! This is so beautiful!!It touches ones heart and really makes them think ! We often take for granted the simplest things in life . This poem is a great reminder of hope inspiration and courage to go onward and walk with our Lord! I hope all is well with you and you are in your new place..Thanks for your prayers across the miles.....M
Reviewed by The Poetess
Absolutely beautiful. This touched my heart.
Reviewed by Brenda Dobson
Joyce, I love your heart-warming poem. It's tender wording and imagery of the importance of developing friendship with Him is essential to life's travels. God Bless you on your journey.

Reviewed by Daniel Keith
Beautiful poem Joyce. I think all to often we want answers now and lose sight of patience. The Lord knew us before we were born and has everything worked out in his time. May God bless you every day of your life.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Russo
In His time ... sometimes we just haven't seen clearly that the prayers we think go unanswered are, in fact, answered and before our eyes, but perhaps not as we think they should be answered. Isn't it wonderful to stroll with a Friend and be able to share your heart and soul? A great reminder Joyce, well done, as always. Hugs, Elizabeth
Reviewed by E T Waldron
So true ,Joyce! Impatience is my bane! However I've learned
how to wait...Superb write with wisdom message! ET
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Reviewed by Jeanette Cooper
"A stroll with a friend" can be an enlightening experience when we need it most. Finding answers to problems come easier on one's knees with that ever-present friend. Blessings.
Reviewed by Paul Judges
Well written poem, Joyce
Reviewed by Georg Mateos
Lately He has been walking with me and telling about me worrying too much, then...He will invite me for another chess game.


Reviewed by Liana Margiva
I LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva
Reviewed by John Flanagan
You are blessed with a fine positive nature and outlook and enduring faith.

Reviewed by Paul Berube
This is a magnificent write, Joyce. God bless.
Reviewed by George Carroll
What a delightful and insightful poem that ends with an Halleluiah, God is my king.

Reviewed by Regis Auffray
Your positive attitude is always encouraging, Joyce. Thank you. Love and blessings to you,

Reviewed by Sheri Uy
Joyce, you write with such depth and inspiration. The words are true and real and refreshes the tired mind and uplifts the weary soul. Thank you for sharing this gift. Peace and love in Christ.

Reviewed by Nicole Weaver
Absolutely beautiful. So very soothing to the soul. Your words are like golg my friend. Thank you forsharing. Blessings,
Reviewed by Christine Alwin
Enduring heartfelt poem Joyce,,this is so real and sure touched me in many ways~
Hugs and Blessings,
Reviewed by Ann Marquette
This is timely for me because HE is also testing me, for my faith and waiting :-)

You are gifted Joyce. Bless you,
Reviewed by TONY NERONE
It is great isn't it, Joyce. Several years ago I lost my way but he never gave up on me. I know now that all of my loved ones are under his guidence.

Reviewed by Andy Turner
So true. My best friend is in NY for a few days. I've just rung her at her hotel and just to hear her happy english voice was a joy.
She, being the one true friend who is my mentor and best crazy pal.

yup i sooo relate
Reviewed by William Bonilla
I am happy you have come to this point
where once againg decisions have to be made
and I know you will make all the right ones
He is still watching over you
He that's your inspiration
love & peace be with you Dear Friend

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