A Godparent’s Promise

  Precious little Godchild. You are surely heaven sent. Becoming your Godparent is a sacred compliment.   Although you’re but an infant, I promise from this day to be your friend and mentor as you walk along life’s way.   I promise your dear parents and God who...

A Godparent’s Promise

Precious little Godchild. You are surely heaven sent. Becoming your Godparent is a sacred compliment.   I promise your parents and God who dwells above; Until the day I pass away you’ll feel, and know, my love.   Though you are but an infant, I promise from...

A Godparents Promise

  Precious little Godchild. You are surely heaven sent. Becoming your Godparent is a sacred compliment.   Although you’re but an infant, in time you’ll understand that as you walk through life we’ll walk together hand in hand.   I promise your dear...

A Nation “Without” God

  America, the beautiful. Home of the brave and free, Awake, awake ,before they take our rights and liberty.   We are a nation, under God led by His loving light, but soon a nation “without” God if we don’t stand and fight.   God gave us freedom in this land to...

A Nation Under God

Give me your tired , your poor… and all yearning to be free. I’ll break oppression’s shackles, and those of tyranny. I am liberty and justice. I am freedom’s iron rod. I’m a nation indivisible A nation under God. A nation that should honor the name of God our King,...

Answered Prayer

  Amid my greatest sorrow and with heartache, and despair, I fell upon my knees and went to The Lord in prayer.   “Dear Father up in heaven. In humbleness I pray for understanding why the angels took my child away.   I trust, Lord, in Thy wisdom, but it’s hard...

As He Would Do

Our future is determined by the choices that we make. Wise ones lead to happiness. Poor ones bring heartache.   Satan’s lures may tempt us and he’ll have us if we bite; But we will follow Christ ,The Lord, whose way is truth and light.   Through darkness and...

As He Would Do

    Our future is determined by the choices that we make. Wise ones lead to happiness. Bad ones bring heartache.   Satan’s lures may tempt us and he’ll have us if we bite, but we will follow Christ ,our Lord, whose way is truth and light.   His...

Birds And Words

  Birds are birds, and words are words, and both can fly with ease. Ugly words are for the birds and not for humans………Pleeeze.

Counting Blessings

    How I longed for sleep as I lie there in my bed, but the weight of all my worries kept me wide awake instead.   I tossed and then I turned, but sleep was not to be, and when I tried counting sheep they ran away from me.   But then a sudden...

Counting Sheep

    I quickly slipped into my bed 
and didn’t say my prayers.
 It was so warm and cozy,
 I thought, “No one really cares.”   
I tossed and turned, and really tried
 but sleep was not to be. 
I kept thinking of the blessings
 Heavenly Father gives to me.  ...

Deeds Of Love

  With ears, hear My word. With feet, follow Me. With hands, do My work, today and endlessly.   With mouth, teach My gospel. With head, bow in prayer. With heart, show compassion to My children everywhere.   With eyes, be ever searching. looking for...

Fear

    Fear is but a coward that quickly runs and hides from every living person where faith in God resides.

Friend & Brother

  Every man is my brother, be he black or white or yellow. And to me it doesn’t matter the religion of the fellow.   We all live here together upon this place called Earth, and had no say in any way in the origin of our birth.   Sometimes life is...

G.P.S.

Life is as a highway and we are as a car. Our journey may be short, or one that’s long and far.   There are many different roads which take us here or there. Some are very dangerous. Let us choose each one with care.   Watch for every “Warning” sign you see...

God’s Colors

  Earth wouldn’t be as beautiful if all God’s flowers were blue. If rainbows were only yellow that would be a sad thing too.   Suppose the ocean and the sky were both the color white. And everyone on Earth wore black. Wouldn’t that be a sight?   God...

Gods Arrows

  For an arrow to move forward, it must go backwards first It cannot hit it’s target ‘till direction is reversed.   We’re as arrows in God’s quiver and He is as the bow. He pulls us back to give us strength before He lets us...

Gratitude

  Everyday is a gift from God and one to celebrate. It matters not the challenges we find upon our plate.   Let’s go through life with gratitude through sickness, trials and pain, and do our best to pass life’s test and return to God again.   Everyone...

Heaven’s Violin

No sweeter sound was ever heard than from the violin. It has a way of comforting, both heart and soul within.   Yet, but for God, it’s soothing sound could never, ever be. For while mankind makes violins…   ‘Tis God, who makes the...

His Child Too

  When your child struggles in life and gets lost along life’s way; Have faith in Heavenly Father for this child who’s gone astray.   His plan is for our agency in a world where Satan’s strong. It’s easy for one to stumble and have their lives go wrong....

His Sheep

    When we follow our dear Savior we’re as sheep of His fold. He knows us and will lead us, as in scripture we are told.   The Savior, as our Shepard, will surround us with His love. He will guide us, and watch over us and bless us from above.  ...

How Are You?

When somebody greets you with a friendly, “How are you”? Think about that question from another point of view. How are you spending time God gives you every day? How are you at knowing you’re not wasting it away? How are you showing others in your heart you really...

Mother Nature

Have you ever spent the hours just gazing at the stars, contemplating all the wonders in this universe of ours? The beauty of each flower. Their fragrances we smell. The magnificence of color, and each intricate detail. Have you looked out at the ocean as waves crash...

My Savior’s Cross

The cross is as an emblem of a love beyond compare. A reminder of Golgotha and my Savior, who died there.   Because of His great love for me He suffered, bled and died. Upon a cruel, rugged cross, my Lord was crucified.   The mind cannot perceive, and there  are  no...

My Savior’s Cross

The cross is as an emblem of love beyond compare. A reminder of Golgotha and my Savior, who died there.   Because of His great love for me He suffered, bled and died. Upon a cruel, rugged cross, my Lord was crucified.   The  mind cannot perceive, and there   are   no...

Not Ready

  My spirit left my body and I looked down to see you and others weeping while standing over me.   I cried out, “Here I am, way up above your head!” But you couldn’t hear me and I wondered… Am I dead?   I noticed that an angel was near me standing by;...

Not Ready

My spirit left my body and I looked down to see you and others weeping while standing over me.   I cried out, “Here I am, way up above your head!” But you couldn’t hear me and I wondered… Am I dead?   I noticed that an angel was near me standing by; and...

Our Pastor

  Our Pastor is a man of God whose led by Him above. His mind is full of wisdom, His heart is filled with love.   We’re so thankful he’s been called To spiritually lead our flock. His goal is our salvation. Our Pastor, our friend, our...

Paved Road Of Good Intentions

      My spirit left my body, and I looked down to see; You were softly weeping while standing over me.   I cried out, “Here I am, way up above your head!” But you couldn’t hear me so I guessed that I am dead.   I walked over to an angel who I...

Satan’s Lures

  Satan loves the sport of fishing. His tackle box filled with bait, he goes out to the lake of life to cast his line…and wait.   The devil knows us, every one and knows which lures to use. In accordance with our weaknesses he determines which to choose....

Spiritual A,B,C’s

  “A” is for Atonement, and the Awful pain Christ bore. “B” is for our Savior’s blood, that bled from every pore.   “C” is For Christ, the Lord, who died for you and me. I pray that I will not forget the spiritual A,B,C.   A lways B e grateful for C...

Sun And Son

  Our planet’s source of energy shines brightly from the sky. Were it not for rays of sun all life on Earth would die.   There is yet another Son, that shines high in the sky and were it not for Him, as the other, all would die.   The second rules the...

The Cross

(I can’t lay it out in Word Press, but if you shift the short lines to center, the poem forms a cross.)   The cross is as an emblem of my love, pure and true and serves as a reminder of my suffering for you. For  it  was  on  a  wooden cross  I was nailed...

The Dash Between

by Ron Tranmer©   I knelt there at the headstone of one I love and cried. Name, with dates of birth and death were perfectly inscribed.   I pondered these two dates and how little they both mean when compared to the tiny dash that lies there in between.   The...

The Departed Ship

    It sailed into the sunset on a glass-like sea of blue. The distance growing further ‘till it disappeared from view.   Another watching near me softly whispered, “She is gone”. But in our hearts, though unseen, we knew the ship sailed on.   For...

The Eraser

  Do you know there’s an eraser that has hidden power within? With just one swipe, it can wipe away all of our sin.   It can’t be bought with money, but we need not be dismayed. The greatly painful price it cost already has been paid.   It is Christ, our Lord and...

The Gardener

  The gardener walked among the rows along his garden wall, and noticed a large current bush sanding proud, and tall.   With shears in hand he went to work, this gardener oh so wise, and pruned the current bush down to about one tenth it’s size.   A...

The Gardener

(Inspired by a Talk from Hugh B. Brown)   The gardener walked among the rows along his garden wall, and noticed a large current bush sanding proud, and tall.   With shears in hand he went to work, this gardener, oh so wise, and pruned the current bush down to...

The Light

  There’s a light in the world That is forever shining bright. It can help us find our way Even in the darkest night.   The brightest of all light That is known by anyone. A light with such great glory That it shames the noonday sun.   This glorious,...

The Ten Commandments In Rhyme

    1. I’m your God exclusively. There is no other God but me..   2. Worship me only. No image will do. Would you rather I bless a rock, or you?   3 Be careful how you use my name. I’m God. Respect me. Don’t take it in vain.   4. Keep the...

Thirty Pieces Of Silver

  Store up treasures in Heaven while here on earth below. For wherein lies our treasure, there is our heart also.   Let us not be blinded by the world, and led astray like Judas, the disciple, who for silver did betray....

True Treasure

Of all our earthly treasures, be they big, or be they small, remember it was God who gave the greatest of them of all. It’s not the house we live in, or precious fine jewelry. It’s not our job, or bank account, or new big screen TV. It isn’t fancy, costly clothes to...

Walk The Walk

  We can go to church on Sunday. Pray morning, noon, and night, but it’s not worth a sack of beans If we’re not living right.   Heavenly Father is not fooled by those who talk the talk, but live their lives unwilling to really walk the walk.   The...

Walk The Walk

We can go to church on Sunday. Pray morning, noon, and night, but it’s not worth a sack of beans If we’re not living right. Heavenly Father is not fooled by those who talk the talk, but live their lives unwilling to really walk the walk. The “walk” is showing kindness...

We Will Serve The Lord

  Greater love hath no man, than Christ, our Lord and King. His life, and the atonement means more than anything.   Yet, for many in this world, His teachings go ignored, but “As for me and my house, we will serve the...

Whatcha’ Got

  Whatcha’ got doesn’t matter a lot. It’s whatcha’ do with whatcha’ got!

Would You Die For Me?

  Many martyrs have emerged throughout each century. Men and women, brave and bold, have given their life for Me.   If your life were on the line would you defend what’s true, or there deny, that even I, were someone that you knew?   I hung and...

Woulda’ Coulda’ Shoulda’

  I woulda’ followed the Savior but was too wrapped up in me. I coulda’ chosen right from wrong but was just too blind to see.   I shoulda’ been much stronger, and spiritually more brave, but coulda’, woulda’, and shoulda’ went with me to my grave.  ...