Thursday, December 3, 2020

Advent


 

When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” ~John 8:12

 

Holy candles

Lit in hope

Peace and joy

Laced in love

Everlasting

Flames ablaze

Light profound

Darkness flees

When God surrounds

The soul and self


Amen!

28 comments:

  1. Such a cheerful and happy post today. Thanx Martha.

    God bless.

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  2. What a blessed assurance! I love that word, 'Everlasting.'

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    1. It is a marvelous word, Myra, that's for sure!
      Love and blessings!

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  3. Always a blessing when I read your posts ma'am. Thank you so much for sharing your godly heart Ms. Martha Jane.

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    1. Thanks so much for your kind words, J. D. - much appreciated!
      Love and blessings!

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  4. beautiful and a very peaceful moment. Thank you

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  5. Beautiful, Martha. Thank you! Love and blessings!

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  6. So thankful for this precious time of year and the dear gift God sent to us so many years ago!

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    1. Amen, Cheryl! I'm so thankful, too.
      Love and blessings!

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  7. Love it: “darkness flees when God surrounds the soul”😀❤️👍👍🙏🙏🙏🙌

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    1. So glad you liked this phrase, Valerie!
      Love and blessings!

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  8. Such a beautiful way to express the glory of Advent! Thank you. Jesus, the Light of the World!!

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    1. Yes, Pamela, giving thanks to Jesus, the Light of the World!
      Love and blessings!

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  9. Beautiful spare poem, Martha. So evocative of the season we find ourselves in. I love the picture of God surrounding our soul just like an Advent wreath.

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    1. I'm so glad you loved the imagery here, Laurie. I am humbled!
      Love and blessings!

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  10. Praise be to God for never leaving us in darkness! Thanks for your beautiful poetry, Martha.

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    1. Thank you, Lisa, for your kind words here. Yes, God never, ever leaves us in darkness.
      Love and blessings!

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  11. Poetically pointed, Martha--I'm impressed with how you're able to put such a powerful piece of truth into such a compact picture--and a little jealous. Timely and well done, my friend--God bless you for sharing your gifts at a time when they are so desperately needed.

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    1. Your kind words so touched my heart, Ron - thank you! We all need to be willing to share the gifts God has given us with others so we might spread the good news of His kingdom.
      Love and blessings!

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