How to Join Member's Area Private Library Search Today's Topics p Login
Main Forums Discussion Tech Talk Mature Content Archives
   Nav Win
 Main Forums
 Spiritual Journeys #2
 Poem: These Earthly Things
 1
Follow us on Facebook

 Moderated by: BSC   (Admins )

 
User Options
Format for Better Printing EMail to a Friend Create a Greeting Card with this Poem
Admin Print Send ECard
Passions in Poetry

Poem: These Earthly Things

 Post A Reply Post New Topic   Go to the Next Oldest/Previous Topic Return to Topic Page Go to the Next Newest Topic 
jjbreunig3
Member
since 07-29-2009
Posts 272
Maine, USA


0 posted 03-22-2012 08:58 AM       View Profile for jjbreunig3   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems   Click to Submit your Poem to Passions   Click to visit jjbreunig3's Home Page   View IP for jjbreunig3

Lord, the possessions of Earth
have no permanent grip on my soul;
help me to focus solely on You,
knowing that everything else will fade…
into the background, from my view.

Lord, the knowledge of Your Kingdom
has been slowly seeping into my spirit;
my heart longs for new songs to sing.
Help me to absorb more of Your ways,
while I forget about… these earthly things.



Author Notes:

Loosely based on:
Col 3:2

Learn more about me and my poetry at:
http://www.squidoo.com/book-isbn-1419650513

By Joseph J. Breunig 3rd, © 2011, All rights reserved.



Logic, when applied to people, fails miserably! --Joseph J. Breunig 3rd
© Copyright 2012 Joseph J. Breunig 3rd - All Rights Reserved
JL
Member Ascendant
since 04-01-2004
Posts 5938
Texas, USA


1 posted 04-09-2012 01:40 PM       View Profile for JL   Email JL   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for JL

"help me to focus solely on You,
knowing that everything else will fade…"

Excellent words of wisdom,
and a great prayer.

JL

Love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul,and with all your mind. Love your neighbor as yourself.
Maranatha!

jjbreunig3 will be notified of replies
 Post A Reply Post New Topic   Go to the Next Oldest/Previous Topic Return to Topic Page Go to the Next Newest Topic 
All times are ET (US) Top
  User Options
>> Main Forums >> Spiritual Journeys #2 >> Poem: These Earthly Things Format for Better Printing EMail to a Friend Create a Greeting Card with this Poem
Print Send ECard

 

pipTalk Home Page | Main Poetry Forums

How to Join | Member's Area / Help | Private Library | Search | Contact Us | Today's Topics | Login
Discussion | Tech Talk | Archives | Sanctuary



© Passions in Poetry and netpoets.com 1998-2013
All Poetry and Prose is copyrighted by the individual authors