Abiding Peace

An Original Work / October 29, 2018

Pain and sorrow
Know no bounds.
Joy and laughter
Oft not found.

Life depressing,
Oft distressing,
Yields no blessing,
So unresting.

Trials often
Friends are often

Friendships failing,
Foes are railing,
Hypocrites, they’re
Often bailing.


Feel abandoned,
Left behind,
By those who don’t
Know they’re blind.

Boats are sinking,
Folks not thinking,
Eyes are blinking,
Friends are finking.

Answers now are
Hard to find.
Thieves and liars,
One of kind.

Fires burning,
Stomachs churning,
None returning,
Are we learning?

All around.
Someone honest,
Hardly found.

Lies, deceptions,
Few exceptions,
Thus, conceptions
Are rejections.

Hope, though, is not
Out of reach.
Jesus Christ we
Often preach.

His blood buying
No more trying,
Blood applying.

Joy and laughter
Once again.
Jesus Christ now
Is our friend.

To Him listen,
Eyes will glisten.
He’s insistent
You’re persistent.

Trusting Him with
All your life.
Give your heart not
Up to strife.

No more crying,
Peace abiding.

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