Friday, July 29, 2011

Close your eyes & open your hands

Milestone events happen automatically sometimes.

How, what, when, why- you probably never planned;

Yet the biggest and the best falls straight into your lap.

Of course, you've always wished for abundant goodness,

"But, this? Really?"

Have you ever caught yourself wondering?

It might be a different direction, but it'll lead you right;

This is His masterstroke, though the path is out of sight.

He hears your questions, as He works to ease the haze;

Shh! Quieten your thoughts- abide throughout the maze.

You'll be okay! So, quit worrying- it is a nasty habit!

Where are the days when you believed without limit?

It's perfectly safe to accept, trust and aim to achieve;

Happiness multiplies when you allow yourself to receive.

Clean the broken records from long ago- it is a new era;

Grab this opportunity- grow, excel, brighten your aura.

This was in the package deal of friendship and His lifts;

God wants you to have faith, to enjoy His surprise gifts.

He needs you to trust more than you can often muster;

Yet, leaves you indebted, as His love turns to shelter.

Your prayer is your direct connection that works,

Though He reads your mind, around you as He lurks;

Don't be stingy with praise! Be gracious, thank Him.

In undoing a curse, He has freed you from a life so grim.

Bob along the gentle stream, taking in sights of glory!

Dip your hands in the water, write with Him your story;

Play, sing, hope, dream, wish in merriment- rejoice!

Feel calmness, wave to stillness- make an active choice.

He heard you when you prayed in your darkest hour,

You won't have to struggle to gain or ever be sour;

Life will carry you upon His able shoulders, you'll see,

For now though- patience is a virtue, so learn to just be!

Hold on a bit longer, the prize is headed your way,

Watch out for the opening that'll lead you into the bay.

14 comments:

kayren said...

i tend to worry too much.. i have to battle my insecurity and perceived inadequacies..

another great post coming from the blog writer!

mayen said...

what else can I say... very inspiring.. i like that part you say write your story with God. :)

rivercat said...

this is true . we make life interesting by adjusting how we feel and staying positive is the adjustment that can be made :)

sarah said...

there's so much power, strength and truth in this..He does open the way...one little bit at a time....Gonna trust...and wait...and know....He's got purposes even in the messes. Stay strong girl...

haze said...

Hehe! My heart jumped when I read my name. Hahaha! (I always feel excited whenever I see my name in the streets, in a book, in the chocolates [hazelnut]) ~ weird huh?

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I always wonder the same questions but i realize and understand how This Man works.

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Dear, your blog is like a reflection of anything and everything - i think that's why i love going back in here.

Undeserving Grace said...

once again very uplifting! it's a given that's going to happen when I visit you! have a great weekend!
{tara}

TheBlogWriter8 said...

@ Kayren:

"Perceived", they are. I think you're amazing as you play the role of YOU. There can't be no better!

xoxo

TheBlogWriter8 said...

@ Mayen:

Hun, everything you say counts and makes me feel 100 percent better!

TheBlogWriter8 said...

@ Rivercat:

That adjustment is magic unfolding. :)

TheBlogWriter8 said...

@ Nikki:

He does! There is something in the messes- can't be truer!

xoxo

TheBlogWriter8 said...

@ Haze:

Trust me, I was reminded of you when I wrote that! Haha! Chocolates!! Yumm!

Haze, I love you for coming back each time!

xoxo

TheBlogWriter8 said...

@ Tara:

Aw! That is so kind of you, Tara! I'm delighted to have you popping in when you do. :)

iZaynab said...

Yeah this was very inspiring and powerful.
Keep up the awesome work ! !

TheBlogWriter8 said...

Sticking tight to hope is delicious! Thank you for backing me through thick and thin. :)

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