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For Sam

Tiny hands are trying
Determined legs keep forging on
Frustrated eyes crying
Another slip of childhood gone

Resilient mind learning
Working so hard to do his best
Besieged body burning
His spirit crying out for rest

But he'll be victorious!
For, God is with him every day
Strength and mercy, glorious
Carrying His child all the way

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  1. Date: 6/18/2009 11:26:00 AM
    I love this poem-it is beautiful because it's true. It's encouraging and I am so very glad I found your poems-they are wonderful...I'm so thankful for writers like you! ann

  1. Date: 6/17/2009 5:13:00 PM
    Wow Donna....another wonderful poem. I love the way you write and put such hope in your words. Those opening lines are heartclenching. Love Christie

  1. Date: 6/17/2009 12:16:00 PM
    Beautiful! I love the second stanza especially... so sad and yet so victorious! Great write, and thank you for your encouraging comment on Reclaiming Grace. I appreciate your feedback (especially when it is as positive and supportive as yours). Keep writing!

  1. Date: 6/15/2009 11:01:00 AM
    Wow-ing.Sam will be so appreciative for This Poem.Youve Done it Donna:)

  1. Date: 6/12/2009 4:15:00 PM
    Sam, your in my thoughts young man, James

  1. Date: 6/10/2009 3:31:00 PM
    wonderful hopeful verse! Light & Love always

  1. Date: 6/9/2009 9:39:00 PM
    this is sweet strength, Donna, James

  1. Date: 6/8/2009 4:45:00 PM
    nicely writen. John H Loving III

  1. Date: 6/7/2009 11:12:00 PM
    How's Sam? My best wishes, Donna.

  1. Date: 6/4/2009 11:56:00 AM

  1. Date: 6/2/2009 10:59:00 PM
    I'm still praying for him, Donna. He is going to be OK. "he'll be victorious"...that's for sure! God bless Sam.

  1. Date: 5/30/2009 3:51:00 PM
    Powerful! We are still praying for Sam!

  1. Date: 5/30/2009 3:47:00 PM
    Yes, he will be! Poor little angel, at least he has such loving, caring family members at his side as he fights a fight he will win for sure! Still in my prayers. Beautiful tribute to a very special child. Cannot wait to hear news of a total recovery. Blessings always. Love, Shar

  1. Date: 5/30/2009 2:29:00 PM
    Very nice, Donna. We enter life with much to learn and God's love ensures we're "victoriuous." Great poem! Love, Carolyn