Thursday, August 5, 2021

My Heart is Real

 


Likewise, the Spirit also helps in our weaknesses.  For we do not know what we should pray for as we ought, but the Spirit Himself makes intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered. ~Romans 8:26


My heart is wanting

More than I

Know how to 

Rightly ask

Words evade

Thoughts elope

Sorrows perch

On quivering limb

My heart is crying

Bleeding, torn

Seeking hope

Beyond the now

Where everything 

Seems silent

Voice of comfort

Passes by

My heart is healing

In the stillness

Steadfast, firm

Words unspoken

Convey with strength

The power beyond

My fragile mind

At last, I know

My heart is real


Amen


39 comments:

  1. Indeed, it is in the dark difficult moments that we can feel the sweet presence of the Lord so real, so precious, and so comforting. I pray that the Lord brings comfort to your heart in the midst of your sorrow and loss. Sending love, hugs and prayers :)

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    1. Thank you, Marilyn. The Lord is giving me His comfort to get through this time, and His presence is so sweet and real.
      Love and blessings!

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  2. When we are so tired, exhausted and at our wit's end that we can pray no more; that is when the Holy Spirit prays for us. Take courage, Martha. You are loved by God.

    Remember the story of the men who carried a paralysed man in his bed. When they got to Jesus, they could not get near Him; so they went on the roof of the house, took off the tiles and lowered the bed with the man to Jesus.

    The sick man was exhausted and very ill. He could pray no longer. He relied on the faith of his friends who did something good for him. Their faith saved him.

    I, and many others, are praying for you.

    God bless.

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    1. Thank you, Victor, for retelling the story of this man whose friends' faith and love saw him through so Jesus could heal him. Yes, the prayers and faith of others is valuable beyond measure to our hearts, and I'm so thankful for your prayers and the prayers of others.
      Love and blessings!

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  3. Hauntingly beautiful, Martha. "Thoughts elope ..." Your words touch my heart.

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    1. Thanks so much for your kind words, Myra. I'm glad my words touched your heart today!
      Love and blessings!

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  4. Dearest Martha Jane,
    Yes, it is very tough for having to walk through a deep valley of our life... But we never walk alone! There are kind people that surround us and great us and try to perk us up. We ALL are walking towards the very same goal and no doubt we will make it there 'together'.
    Big all around hugs,
    Mariette

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    1. Thanks for the kind words, Mariette, and for the virtual hugs. Much needed!
      Love and blessings!

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    2. 💞
      Maybe it means something to you:https://mariettesbacktobasics.blogspot.com/2015/01/rip-dear-mom.html
      https://mariettesbacktobasics.blogspot.com/2015/03/mom-was-only-50-days-short-of-her-7th.html

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    3. Thank you, Mariette. I'll check it out!

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  5. I love the poem. I felt your sorrow and yearning. I hate that you have gone through such pain. We always miss the ones we love so severely. Hugs, best wishes and blessings.

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    1. Thank you, Nells, for your kind words and your sympathy at this time. It is difficult to lose a loved one, but I'm taking comfort in God's presence.
      Love and blessings!

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  6. Beautifully stated, Martha. Keeping you all in my prayers.

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    1. Thank you, Terri, and thanks for the prayers!
      Love and blessings!

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  7. So beautiful. I am so happy I stopped by here and followed you. Thanks for coming over and following me too. I think I am going to enjoy visiting you. Have a terrific weekend.

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    1. I'm so glad you visited, too, and am happy to follow your blog, MTC. Hope you have a splendid weekend as well.
      Love and blessings!

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  8. Sending you my love and prayers and (((hugs))). I understand what you are going through, and I know that God will meet you right where you are. This was beautifully written.

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    1. Thank you, Pamela! Yes, God is truly meeting me where I am.
      Love and blessings!

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  9. I'm praying for you and your family, Martha.

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    1. Thank you, Beckie. Know I'm praying for you, too!
      Love and blessings!

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  10. Often, I am so glad God hearts our heart more than our words. So enjoyed this Ms. Martha. Thank you ma'am.

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    1. Absolutely, J. D.! Glad you enjoyed the poem, my friend.
      Love and blessings!

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  11. Boa tarde Martha. Não tem nada melhor que ter a presença do Espírito Santo em nossa vida. Um ótimo sábado.

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  12. Can feel the emotion in this. Beautiful, Martha!
    Blessings!

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    1. So glad this post moved you, Lulu.
      Love and blessings!

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  13. In the midst of unreal and surreal, good to find what's real.

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    1. Yes, it is, David, that's for sure.
      Love and blessings!

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  14. Beautifully written, I understand your situation. I am grateful God is all loving, so kind, no prejudice against anyone who wants Him to show them the way. I just do not know what I would do if God did not love me so much. The wacky world, the heatwave, being tired all the time, not getting good rest, those are all the things I bring to Him. I do you do too. But it is good for others to share in our trials. Take care. Know I am praying for you.

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    1. God does love us so much in spite of who we are or aren't, and I'm glad to know you are as grateful for that as I am. Thanks for your prayers and caring thoughts, my friend.
      Love and blessings!

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  15. beautiful. Yes I too find healing and hope in stillness.

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    1. I know you do, Jean. What would we do without the stillness?
      Love and blessings!

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