Saturday, April 20, 2013

Five Minute Friday – Incline my Ear

Though the flood waters rise
Threaten to overtake me

Darkness of night descends
Dawn of morning light seems so very far away

I will incline my ear to hear
The Lord is singing over me

My heart will be strengthened and encouraged
I will rejoice in the Lord my God

Though obstacles surround me
I will dare to jump over them

Confident and sure
For nothing is too hard for the Lord

Though all come against me
I will remain steadfast in God’s firm foundation

When I feel all alone
And none go with me

I will incline my ear to hear
The Lord singing over me in His loving-kindness

Susan Wachtel
April 20, 2013

The Lord your God in your midst,
The Mighty One, will save;
He will rejoice over you with gladness,
He will quiet you with His love,
He will rejoice over you with singing.
Zephaniah 3:17

The Lord will command His loving-kindness in the daytime,
And in the night His song shall be with me—
A prayer to the God of my life.
Psalm 42:8

It’s another Saturday morn and I participating in Lisa-Jo Baker’s Five Minute Fridaywriting challenge.  Head over to her website “Lisa Jo Baker Tales from a Gypsy Mama”.  Be sure to read some of the entries from other writers.  I can promise you that you will be blessed.


Trina said...

Beautiful poem! (And love your background :)

Denise said...

Beyond awesome, bless you.

Wanda said...

A lovely refreshing dose of encouragement for me as I read this today Susan. Thanks for sharing your gift of poetry. Hope your week is full of power, productivity, and peace.

Ken said...

Hi Susan,
Wonderful poem.

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