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Quiet My Soul

We’re snowed in!

The four foot drift

Behind my car is tall;

Not looking very friendly at all.

The flakes still fall.

abstract blur bright christmas

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It’s too much to shovel

And once that’s removed

What about the three foot waves

Gathered here creating graves

In our long driveway?

snow covered rocky mountain

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“I have composed

And quieted my soul”

Psalm 131:2 is a reminder

To take off the blinders;

Trust God, the Perfect Finder.

photography of person peeking

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He helps me find what matters most.

I trust Him to quiet my soul.

Help me not to implode in

This spot, but find the Jesus road in

Whatever place I am snowed in.

snowy pathway surrounded by bare tree

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The path isn’t blocked;

The wheelbarrow of tasks

May be inaccessible, but I can

Find His plan if I scan

Β The land where I am.

So, compose my soul, dear Lord.

Help me find peace

And contentment. Just tuck me

In and channel me; don’t chuck me

Right where You’ve stuck me!

close up cobweb macro pattern

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Don’t let me get caught in

This web of cold and confusion.

You’re here to hold me.

You protect and you mold me.

I will trust what You’ve told me.

and Amen!

Comments on: "Quiet My Soul" (13)

  1. This is beautiful and so moving to me. And the images! Oh my God. Perfect.
    Stay snuggled inside till it blows over.πŸ’ž

  2. Wow! Rough to be a Rocket when the launch pad is snowed in!
    Being still & knowing that He Is I AM…
    Psalm 131 is my favorite JMTalbot!!!! well, today 8^P
    “Come to the Quiet”
    Thank you for inviting us to your stillness!
    MUCH love,

    • Thank you for accepting the invitation and visiting! Thanks for responding with a deeeelightful message. I love having you here in my stillness. <3

    • I am headed this Friday evening to your stillness. Thank you for the devotionals, and the music, and the effort it takes to put these together. You’re the best! Have a wonderful weekend, LaMonster! <3

  3. Amen and amen! πŸ™Œ
    This literary brought tears to my eyes. Sending you light and hugsss πŸ’•πŸ’–πŸ˜˜ God’s got you snuggled in already!

  4. This is just beautiful Jan.. I am most certain that our Father will have a plan, I hope your snow soon melts and doesn’t cause any problems with flooding etc. I know you have loads in the USA while we have had extremely warm temps last week..
    But the temps now back to normal in the UK..

    Loved your poetry and the images you chose Jan.. At times it seems that our paths may get blocked from time to time.. But putting in the effort to clear them and if needed the detours we take, all make for an interesting Journey. πŸ™‚

    Much love to you this Sunday morning.. <3

  5. Such a beautifully written Poem! Stay bundled up!

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