“I Bend”

I bend By Selena Odom I bend but do not break. I’ve been lost, but I’m not a loser. I’m a wreck, but I’m not totalled. I’m fractured but not broken. I’ve failed, but I’m not a failure. I’ve fallen hard but can get up again. I’m isolated, but still, I’m free. I have been destroyed … Continue reading “I Bend”

Help Yourself To Happiness 

Help Yourself to Happiness: Helen Steiner Rice   We are truly happy when we give to others. Everybody, everywhere seeks happiness, it’s true, But finding it and keeping it seems difficult to do. Difficult because we think that happiness is found Only in the places where wealth and fame abound. And so we go on … Continue reading Help Yourself To Happiness 

“The Man Who Think He Can”

The Man Who Thinks He Can By: Walter D. Wintle If you think you are beaten, you are If you think you dare not, you don’t, If you like to win, but you think you can’t It is almost certain you won’t. If you think you’ll lose, you’re lost For out of the world we … Continue reading “The Man Who Think He Can”

“It Couldn’t Be Done”

It Couldn’t Be Done BY EDGAR ALBERT GUEST Somebody said that it couldn’t be done       But he with a chuckle replied That “maybe it couldn’t,” but he would be one       Who wouldn’t say so till he’d tried. So he buckled right in with the trace of a grin       On his face. If he worried he hid … Continue reading “It Couldn’t Be Done”

I’m Pressing On ~

Keep pressing on…

CHRISTian poetry ~ by deborah ann

I'm Pressing On ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

I’m pressing on,
till these problems are gone
I’m moving forward
with my eyes looking heaven ward.

I’m trusting God,
and the guidance of His rod
I’m letting go
knowing the way He will show.

I’m going slowly,
keeping my life before Him lowly
I’m praying that my Savior
will soon grant me His favor.

I’m believing in His leading,
and I’m practicing my heeding
I’m doing my best
and letting God do the rest.

I’m pressing on,
till these problems are gone
I’m pressing towards the goal
with all my heart and soul!

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Philippians 3:12
King James Version

“Not as though I had already attained,
either were already perfect: but I follow after,
if that I may apprehend that for which also
I am apprehended of Christ Jesus.”

Copyright 2013
Deborah Ann Belka

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“Promise Yourself”

Promise Yourself Promise yourself to be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind. To talk health, happiness, and prosperity to every person you meet. To make all your friends feel like there is something in them. To look at the sunny side of everything and make your optimism come true. To think … Continue reading “Promise Yourself”