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Thursday, September 29, 2016

Thoughtful Thursday: Autumn Blessings

Autumn Blessings 
by Deborah Ann Belka

 Autumn brings to the soul relief,
as hot Summer days, slip to an end
God sent the season for weary hearts
to restore, repair and mend.
Unlike the Autumn trees,
that shed their changing leaves
God sent the season for failing hearts
to adhere, embrace and cleave.
Just as with the Autumn winds,
there comes a new refreshing rain
God sent the season for fraying hearts
to increase, grow and gain.
The Autumn sun is slow to climb,
and dips much earlier into the night
God sent the season for sleepy hearts
to rise, shine and awake in His light.
God gave to us the Autumn season,
so we could have a respite and rest
for it is the season for our beset souls
to see how much we are blessed!
Psalm 16:9
“Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoiceth: my flesh also shall rest in hope.”

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