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Sweetness Two Hours at a Time

Seven a.m. in the morning Came in steps of two hours-- Up and down all through this short night, And, now, I seem to lack power; I return to the Proverbs words “When you lie down, you will not be afraid. When you lie down, your sleep will be sweet.”* With this hope for sleep I prayed “Dear LORD, thank you for assurances That You are with me as I struggle Silently within in loneliness-- This is the elders’ lack of snuggle, So, I thank you for Your Words For each period, comma and dash I thank you for the coziness found In times when my thoughts are rash; I give you this day, wash me anew Wash me that I may be whiter than snow, Thank you for renewed zeal and strength Two hours at a time as I go.” *Proverbs 3:24

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Date: 3/20/2019 10:08:00 AM
I, like many others, suffer in those "witching" hours for sleep. Thank you for writing about it.
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E. Pearl Anderson
Date: 7/28/2020 12:18:00 PM
Thank you for sharing. It encourages others. I hope your sleep pattern has improved. God bless you.