Sunday, January 11, 2015

A New Years Poem!

“I will instruct you and teach you which way you should go,
 As you trust, my love will surround you so you know,
I am here, I am enough,
I catch your tears when the road is rough.”
In 2014 we lived in the US,
We wrote a thesis, and passed a test.
We return with titles, but know the Master true,
Our Counselor, who lovingly foreknew,
We would know loss with a baby at 11 weeks in the womb,
Returning to Jesus, a resurrection with no tomb,
We would have grace to carry another as well,
His praises we declare as this redeeming news we tell.
We would be reunited with friends from long ago,
Building new memories before the changing winds blow.
We would a diverse faith family find,
whose moving stories revealed a Father kind.
We would accept a position to lead our team,
In Scripture engagement, helping communities dream.
Using our complimentary gifts to connect them with the Word,
For on that day ‘round the throne every language will be heard!
In this new year as the road unfolds,
We pray we trust the one who holds,
The moon, the stars in his hand,
As we journey to another homeland.

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