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Troubled* with special son’s epilepsy Along his agonizing seizure pain We kept clinging to God’s healing mercy Who turned our lamentation to faith’s gain. Midst misery of our afflicted child Our souls never failed to beseech Christ’s grace Who in His compassion, divinely styled Hushed infantile spasm with warm embrace. Beholding now our handsome boy’s progress We exalt our Saviour with gratitude! Over trials’ woes and angst of distress He’s our Bridge anchoring faith’s fortitude. Smiting with bliss disability’s woes We manage in Christ by His blest love-glows.
*John 14:1 Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God… May 19, 2020 3rd place, "Bridge Over Troubled Waters" Poetry Contest Sponsored by John Hamilton; judged on 5/20/2020.

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Date: 5/21/2020 3:13:00 PM
This beauty is poignantly expressed Beata! Congratulations on your win! xxoo
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Date: 5/21/2020 12:38:00 AM
Always an admirer of the way you blend beauty and divinity in your words Beata. Congratulations on your win :)
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Date: 5/20/2020 4:11:00 PM
Thanks Beata for your entry, congrats on a fine win!
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