Persevere


 

The Road Is Long
by Anne Sikes

Plans…this wasn’t in them

                Even in the darkest

                                Recesses of my mind

                Still, now I look ahead with my

                                Eyes focused and tunnel

                                                Vision to you, Lord, and you,

                                Ever faithful,

                                                Remind me of your love

                                                                Everlasting, never ending.

(This was inspired by a post by fellow blogger Arianna’s Random Thoughts

Thank you for your great post on perseverence, Arianna!)

(Edited 5/19/2012, due to mistake in my spelling…ha ha…took almost a month to catch that!)

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About Anne Sikes

"But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us." (2 Cor. 4:7) Sharing the journey through daily thoughts and struggles, examination of Scripture, poetry, music and art.
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9 Responses to Persevere

  1. Justin says:

    The Holy Spirit has really been drilling the phrase “looking unto Jesus” (Heb 12:2) into my mind lately. Such a simple phrase but so much depth in it’s importance and meaning. Thanks for the reminder. Blessings. 🙂

    • Anne Sikes says:

      So true, and I know he’ll do that…just taking a simple phrase like that to get your attention. Happens to me sometimes too. It means he loves us though. 🙂 Blessings to you too Justin! And thank you for your comment.

  2. Bird says:

    It is uncanny how many people have either written in their blogs or mentioned it in my comments just how off-balance this day has been for everyone. That is always a clear indication that we’re on the right path…

  3. I love this! So beautifully put Anne! You have a way with words 🙂

  4. Anne Sikes says:

    Reblogged this on My Life Uncut…Almost and commented:

    I went back and reread this, almost a month after originally posting, and realized I had misspelled Persevere, and left out the next to last ‘e’. Can’t believe it took me this long to realize that. I had a time editing it too! Oh well. ha ha! An example of perseverance, I guess.

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