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I Am Learning, Lord

I Am Learning, Lord

 

 

 

My life has taken many falls

 

and tumbles 'long the way.

 

The many trials have left me

 

in a sure state of dismay.

 

For with each trial, I tried alone

 

to tend, and soothe, and mend,

 

instead of giving them to God -

 

and on Him just depend...

 

 

But, I am learning, Lord.

 

It seems that I was determined

 

to carry all the load.

 

I longed for smoother pathways.

 

Yet, I walked a rocky road.

 

Little did I understand,

 

God waited patiently

 

to pave a new beginning

 

with a better life for me.

 

 

But, I am learning, Lord.

 

It took a real disaster

 

to bring me to my knees;

 

to finally call upon the Lord

 

and say, "God help me, please."

 

He can, with no delaying,

 

with strong arms that could hold -

 

the weight of all my burdens;

 

He gladly took the load.

 

 

And, I am learning, Lord.

 

What a needless cross I carried,

 

all because I could not see -

 

what a friend I have in Jesus,

 

and the love He has for me.

 

Peace I find when troubles hover,

 

though' the outcome is unknown.

 

For if yet the road is rocky,

 

I won't walk it all alone.

 

 

For, I am learning, Lord.

 

Author; D. Sue Jones Horton.

Copyrighted in 1995.


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