General Poetry posted June 24, 2021


Excellent
Not yet exceptional. When the exceptional rating is reached this is highlighted
Search And Rescue

A glimpse of my journey

by Lana Marie

My life had no direction
I was being tossed
by the wave of the sea,

too many poor decisions
I needed the Savior
to come and rescue me.
 

My heart began searching
for all the truth
I desired within

I wanted to stop living my life 
that was filled with so much sin.

On the inside I was lost 
but on the outside
everything looked good,

I was good at going
through the motions, 
nobody really understood.

The loneliness I felt daily
I suppressed by my activities,

the Lord heard my parents praying
 for me on bended knees.

When I look back at the things
that I had done,
I'm sure there were Angeles
 all around,

protecting me from
some circumstances
and guiding me
to solid ground.

If only I could see
what was going on
in the spiritual realm,

God's love for me
would be enough,
In my heart to overwhelm.

When I look back I'm thankful
for all the time I was pursued,

by my God and my Savior
many consequences they defused.

There came a time
I finally realized
there had to be more
than what I knew,

I was willing
to take a chance
and a new life
I'd pursue.

I just wanted to be happy
I was willing to leave
everything behind,

to start a new life in Him
Not knowing peace
is something I would find.

It definitely had been a process
to iron out all of my mistakes.

In my heart I kept reaching,
for God to heal all my heart aches.

Each day I spent with Him
I desired to know him more,

He started to infiltrate me
to my very core.

The desire to please Him
became more important to me,

I wanted to carry out his plans
for my destiny.

To Him we are worth pursuing
He sees our value and our worth,

that's why He had a rescue plan
and sent Jesus through a virgin birth.




Faith Poetry writing prompt entry
Writing Prompt
Write a poem about your faith.


I did not grow up in church. When I was 19 I asked Jesus to be my Lord and Savior and have been walking with Him ever since. It has been 30 some years.
Pays one point and 2 member cents.


Save to Bookcase Promote This Share or Bookmark
Print It View Reviews

You need to login or register to write reviews. It's quick! We only ask four questions to new members.


© Copyright 2022. Lana Marie All rights reserved. Registered copyright with FanStory.
Lana Marie has granted FanStory.com, its affiliates and its syndicates non-exclusive rights to display this work.