Thursday, September 9, 2021

Lost and Found

 


Whoever finds their life will lose it, and whoever loses their life for my sake will find it. ~Matthew 10:39


It is in the losing that we find

It is in the finding, we become

In becoming, we begin to see

All that God has yearned for us to be

Amen

48 comments:

  1. Amen. Wonderful. Thank you Martha.

    God bless.

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    1. I'm so glad you liked the poem, Victor.
      Love and blessings!

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  2. Amen ... all that God has yearned for us to be... one glorious day beyond is the focus that keeps us keeping on ,for eternity is in view and may it also live in our hearts.
    Love the pithy poem that drives our eyes to the upward look, Martha.
    Thanks for sharing, and may God bless and keep you and all whom you love safe and well.
    Prayer hugs, Shaz in Oz. X

    {Wonderful Words of Life - Shaz in Oz}
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    1. I'm so grateful that this poem spoke to your heart, Shaz. Yes, let's keep looking up!
      Love and blessings!

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  3. How quickly our life comes and goes ... and the older we get, the more our days speed by.

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  4. Once again, love your poetry!
    Blessings!

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  5. Beautiful! Yes, I want to please Him.

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    1. Wanting to please the Lord should be our first priority, Myra, that's for sure.
      Love and blessings!

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  6. Dearest Martha Jane,
    We all will lose our lives but depending on the status of our souls, we will live on...
    Hugs,
    Mariette

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  7. May we always be willing to sacrifice for others. Great poem, Martha. Hugs and blessings.

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    1. Amen, Nells! Thanks for the compliment.
      Love and blessings!

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  8. Truer words from God's word have never been spoken. It is in letting go of our own lives, our selfish desires and anxious thoughts, that we can truly find peace and life and health in Christ Jesus. I am thinking that is what I am needed to do in regards to the pain I've been experiencing. There doesn't appear to be any real definite "cure", and so I must just commit it to God and let Him do His will. That is where I am now.

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    1. That's a wise and thoughtful decision you have made regarding your situation, Pamela. When we place all our worry and cares in God's hands, we know we can move forward in hope.
      Love and blessings!

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  9. Martha Jane, Hi from the Netherlands. What a good little poem. Biblical truth.

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    1. Nice to meet you, Aritha; I'm so glad you stopped by here today, and that the poem spoke to you.
      Love and blessings!

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  10. Yes. Beautiful. Thank you. Bless you.

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  11. Amen!
    Much love to you, sweet friend.

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  12. Delightful poetry, Martha, and so inspiring. Praise God he continues to work on us, molding us into masterpieces!

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    1. I'm glad you liked the poem, Nancy! Yes, God never stops working on us, and that's a good thing.
      Love and blessings!

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  13. I'm currently "in the losing" so I look forward to the finding, the becoming, and the seeing what God yearns for me to be. Thanks for this encouragement, Martha. I need it!

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    1. Lisa, I'm so glad this poem spoke to you so personally.
      Love and blessings!

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  14. Yes, everything is upside down in the kingdom of God!

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  15. On this day (Sept 11) that we remember those that lost their lives 20 years ago, we also remember loved ones since then that have gone to be with Jesus. Your poem brings comfort. Thank you.

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    1. I'm so glad this poem brought comfort to your heart, Katherine.
      Love and blessings!

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  16. Amen. Wonderful. Thank you Martha.

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  17. Beautiful poem. I am catching up with eveyrone as I took off a week to get many things off my mind and we worked in our garage too so it was a blessing to get things donated. Have a wonderful week and many prayers for you.

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    1. I'm glad you liked the poem, Anne, and that you were also able to get so much done in the way of donations. Daunting task, for sure, but we feel so much better once it's done. Thanks for the prayers!
      Love and blessings!

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  18. So very true, and beautifully written Martha! I know the Lord himself does allow things in our lives, so He can show himself to us, just how much He cares and loves us. In our hour of need, He is all sufficient. Blessings to you dear friend!

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