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by Carol Penhorwood 
01/20/10
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Oh to know You better,
To linger here with You,
To feel Your presence ever near
As fresh as morning dew.

To share with You my hopes and dreams,
My problems and my cares,
To place them, leave them, in Your hands
Through simple, trusting prayers.

To trust You so implicitly
I carry no more doubt,
To linger in such loving arms
There's nothing I hold out.

To understand I'm in those arms
Though busy I may be,
And yet my spirit and my soul
Are absolutely free.

Free from all anxieties
For I am in Your care,
No matter where my body roams
Still You are ever there.

For nothing ever touches me
That Your arms don't allow,
For in Your presence I know peace
Not furrows on my brow.

I want to know You better,
To know what You desire,
I want to please You most of all
And others to inspire.


Psalm 104:1-18

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Jeanne E Webster  23 Jan 2010
Another thumbs up! Such sweet praises to our Lord and God. Amen and amen.
Deborah Ann Belka 21 Jan 2010
Carol, This is beautiful. . . Your words are ones that I feel in my heart and deep within my soul. I love it when your poems touch me like this . . . it makes me feel connected to another tursting heart. As always thank you. . . God Bless you dear sister in Christ . . . Me.
Carol Penhorwood  21 Jan 2010
Debby, I think we must be connected, my friend! Thanks so much for your constant encouragement! It means so much to me!




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