Poems 3

Desperate Times

Lord it’s getting to be desperate times
Why do you seem to delay?
In responding to my pressing needs
That I remind you of each day

In my mind I know that you
Will come through in the end
But in my heart emotions rise
And I worry and fret again

Help me Lord at those times
To give it again to you
Help me know deep in my heart
That you will pull me through

And that you fully understand
Exactly where I’m at
Though circumstances do not change
In you I shall not lack

Everything when given to you
Will work out for my good
For when I cast my care on you
It’s then that it’s understood

That it’s just a matter of your timing
In responding to my need
For often it’s because you’re doing
A deeper work in me

So all that’s left for me to do
The one thing that is sure
Is to put my trust in you each day
For nothing matters more.

© By M.S.Lowndes


Man’s life is laid in the loom of time
To a pattern he does not see,
While the weavers work and the shuttles fly
Till the dawn of eternity.

Some shuttles are filled with silver threads
And some with threads of gold,
While often but the darker hues
Are all that they may hold.

But the weaver watches with skillful eye
Each shuttle fly to and fro,
And sees the pattern so deftly wrought
As the loom moves sure and slow.

God surely planned the pattern:
Each thread, the dark and fair,
Is chosen by His master skill
And placed in the web with care.

He only knows its beauty,
And guides the shuttles which hold
The threads so unattractive,
As well as the threads of gold.

Not till each loom is silent,
And the shuttles cease to fly,
Shall God reveal the pattern
And explain the reason why

The dark threads were as needful
In the weaver’s skillful hand
As the threads of gold and silver
For the pattern which He planned.


A God Of Hope

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I just want to say thank you
For this life you've given me
For all the wondrous blessings
For setting my spirit free

You are such an awesome God
Who only gives the best
Giving us a life of hope
When we face all kinds of tests

For often we face in life
Struggles of every kind
Little things can get us down
And peace is far from our minds

But you give hope to carry on
No matter what we face
When we feel like giving up
Unable to finish the race

You step in just in time
With angels heaven sent
To encourage us to carry on
And to give us extra strength

So I praise you Lord for whom you are
And for all that I can be
For I’d never have a better life
Apart from your life in me.

© By M.S.Lowndes


A lthough things are not perfect
B ecause of trial or pain
C ontinue in happy giving
D o not begin to blame
E ven when the times are hard
F ierce winds are bound to blow
G od is forever able
H old on to what you know
I magine life without God's love
J oy would cease to be
K eep thanking God for all the things
L ove imparts to thee
M ove out of "Self Complaining"
N o weapon that is known
O n earth can yield the power
P rayer can do alone
Q uit looking at the future
R edeem the time at hand
S tart every day with worship
T o "thank" is a command
U ntil we get blessings
V ictorious in the sky
W e'll run the race with gratitude
X pect from God most high
Y es, there will be some bad times and there will be some good, but...
Z zzz peacefully at night... you're in the care of God!

~Author Unknown~