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Hope

I live for hope within my burdened soul,
I cannot force my thoughts to sway, 
I cannot make my feelings go away,
I have no control.

Hope.

I do not lean on my own understanding,
I wait for the burden to lift,
I wish for God's ultimate gift,
I relinquish to God all demanding.

Hope.

I rest in the power of His love,
I stop my struggling within,
I wait for Him, my Lord, my Friend,
He will guide me from above.

Hope.

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  1. Date: 11/15/2010 1:40:00 PM
    Nicely written. We all need a little hope....good luck!

  1. Date: 11/14/2010 1:27:00 AM
    That is definitely Hope! Well said, Sena. And by submissive faith, we shall become strong in the Lord. Very nice testament to your faith. Lovingly, Dane Ann

  1. Date: 11/13/2010 9:08:00 AM
    It's great to have God in your life as a place to turn. Your "hope" cannot be placed in better hands, Sena! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 11/13/2010 2:58:00 AM
    A very uplifting write Sena ;)

  1. Date: 11/12/2010 7:11:00 PM
    Enjoyed reading your encouraging words today!