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OUT OF THE SHADOWS

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OUT OF THE SHADOWS

 OUT OF THE SHADOWS


Insides turned inside out
head to foot—shaking with fear
intense and troubled—no way out
pressure was on—wanting to run
praying for a tactical escape
please protect me from this fate

I call to God-- dawn, noon and dusk
sighs deep within He hears -- sets free
amidst danger-- once more whole and secure
whilst endurance learnt, His provision discovered
no need to flee --simply call His name
He reigns supreme -- above trials and pain


(Inspired by Psalm 55) "Oh, that I had the wings of a dove! I would fly away and be at rest…"

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  1. Date: 5/21/2013 8:20:00 AM

    very nice and flows well you raise questions and answers in this fine write ty for sharing

  1. Date: 5/20/2013 9:07:00 AM

    A smooth write, as is your wont. Keep your eyes on the cross, my friend. Licia :-)

  1. Date: 5/17/2013 2:00:00 PM

    Just lovely, Kim...:)

  1. Date: 5/17/2013 8:42:00 AM

    Another lovely & necessary piece that many could stand to read. Nicely done, as usual! :)

  1. Date: 5/16/2013 10:08:00 AM

    - A moving poem Kim, beautifully written - thank you. - Have a nice afternoon. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 5/16/2013 9:31:00 AM

    Makes me think of the song "Jesus Take The Wheel" great scripture reference as well. I wrote a traditional Cinquain for you as an example. If you have a chance have a look.