I'm a journalist in both senses of the word - I write for magazines and newspapers but I also write everyday in a journal. I have them going back decades. Each morning, coffee cup in hand, I write in my journal and then read RBC Ministeries 'Our Daily Bread' devotional. Weekends or when there is time or reason, I write more. Last year there were three 2013 volumes.
Last week, searching for something in my guest room closet that I prom ise I will clean out SOON, I came across a 2007 journal and it called to me, so I took it out to read during lunch and downtime (downtime as in free time, not depressed time!!)
Here's a poem I wrote on Feb. 25th of that very interesting year. I enjoyed seeing it, having forgotten it. It is called, Without Him.
Without Him, where would I be?
Without Him, how could I see
the beauty He created,
the bright and morning star,
the rainbow shining through the rain?
no laughter of a child
no Light to guide our way,
How could I see
the waves upon the shore
the wonder of a rose
the mountains clothed in purple majesty?
Without Him, I'd surely go astray
Without Him, I'd remain that way.
But with Him, alive in my heart
I have the strength, the faith, the hope
To continue on.
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