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Consider Them

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Consider Them

*Consider them - mere lilies 
of the field that thrive with ease.
So glorious. . . there was not one,
not even fair King Solomon
as brightly dressed as one of these!

They do not toil.  What qualities
do flowers have that we might seize
before our time on earth is done?
Consider them. . . 

If we, like lilies, choose to please,
with simple faith, the One who sees
all things, we too will have begun
to be as these beneath the sun,
who bend with grace upon the breeze.
Consider them!

*(“. . . Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow. . .” Matthew 6: 28-33)
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  1. Date: 8/19/2014 6:31:00 AM
    Nice message well conveyed,Andrea. Congrats

  1. Date: 8/18/2014 5:21:00 PM
    Sweet win Andrea... I could not resist, checking out the latest winners...Linda

  1. Date: 8/18/2014 12:45:00 PM
    - Congratulations on your 5th place in the Bible Contest, Sponsored by: Regina Riddle - Lovely poem, Andrea - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 10/15/2013 11:31:00 PM
    Another wonderful poem Andrea. Your third stanza is a real gem. Love the whole poem. I see why it was a winner. Great write!

  1. Date: 12/3/2011 2:47:00 PM
    This is wonderful, Andrea! Congrats on your well deserved win! Kim

  1. Date: 11/28/2011 10:24:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Brian's "You Pick Again" contest Andrea. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/28/2011 12:19:00 AM
    Congratulations Andrea on your 1st place win.Very nice poem.Enjoyed.

  1. Date: 11/27/2011 10:47:00 PM
    Andrea,...to take scripture and turn it into a lovely poem is like a Biblical lullaby...gorgeous lines..the Hebrew utilized many poetic forms such as similes and metaphors in the Psalms...some directly link to this book of Matthew. A special congrats for honoring the inspired words of my heavenly Father. Luv, gwendolen

  1. Date: 11/27/2011 10:28:00 AM
    A superior writing very much worrth your first place win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 11/27/2011 8:45:00 AM
    A winner in my book Andrea. Very nice. Congratulaitons

  1. Date: 11/27/2011 7:37:00 AM
    congrats my dear friend. This was a super poem.. cory

  1. Date: 11/27/2011 1:32:00 AM
    Outstanding my dear Andrea absolutely outstanding... love it... Margaret

  1. Date: 4/16/2011 8:41:00 AM
    How did I miss this one? To my fav's this one goes, Andrea. SIMPLY ASTOUNDING. Love, Lainie

  1. Date: 4/11/2011 6:32:00 AM
    A real beauty Andrea, congratulations on your win in John's contest :) love Wilma

  1. Date: 4/11/2011 5:51:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win Andrea in John Moses Freeman's contest "Praises of Life Precept". Love, Carol

  1. Date: 4/10/2011 10:44:00 PM
    If we, like lilies, choose to please. Wow Andrea. This is superb. Many congratulations dear friend.

  1. Date: 4/9/2011 11:02:00 PM
    whoo, andrea heartie.. this calms me like so!! BIG CHEERS for the super duper win!! lobe and huggs to you! :) nette

  1. Date: 4/9/2011 4:33:00 PM
    What a lovely song of faith, Andrea! Congratulations!!

  1. Date: 4/9/2011 3:50:00 PM
    Congrats Andrea on your 2nd place win in John's contest with this lovely creation .. amazing as always my friend.. enjoy your top spot with luv..

  1. Date: 4/9/2011 11:35:00 AM
    Congratulations on your 2nd place win, Andrea!! Beautiful reminder that, like "... the lilies of the field", our Father takes care of each one of us. Thanks, Ellen

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