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Eye of the storm

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Eye of the storm

He lies
Head cushioned
Sleeping midst the uproar
Of the surrounding storm.
Lightening forks the sky
Split-second flashes
Illuminating driving rain
Thunder crashing ever closer.
At rest amid the cacophony
At peace, not fearing,
He who created the components
And stills them at his word.
I seek him out
Drawing close to Him
Needing his warmth
His heartbeat's reassurance
That in the eye of the storm
He rests, he remains,
He reigns.

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  1. Date: 10/25/2009 9:05:00 AM
    One of your best Anne.One for the favourites I think.rgds Brian

  1. Date: 10/25/2009 8:13:00 AM
    The physical images are amazing, Anne, but even more awesome is the relationship you draw to God being in 'the eye of the storm." You certainly have a talent for imagery and use a stimulating vocabulary to bring these images to life. Excellent writing! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 10/25/2009 4:40:00 AM
    Thank God for the assurance of his presence in the eye of the storm. Thanks for the reminding write. Keep writing. Sara