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Friday, February 1, 2013

Prayer at Sundown........


I thought I would share another of Patience Strong's poems. This is another I found among those sent to my Dad while he was a POW. I think that it is just as relevent today to anyone with family or friends serving overseas.

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With thanks to the artist who took the picture......copyright
Our Prayer

When daylight dies, and night draws near,
We feel the chilling breath of fear.
As in the dark we kneel and pray.
For our loved ones far away.
Keep them safe,O Lord, we say
Through the night and through the day.
Keep them safe from all that harms,
In the Everlastng Arms.
Shield them with thy mighty power,
Hold them in the darkest hour.
Save them from calamity,
Peril and catastrophy.
In the shadow of thy wings,
Shelter them from evil things.
These are times when we are thrown
On a strength beyond our own.
These are moments when we must,
Leave them in His care and trust.

By Patience Strong.

5 comments:

NanaDiana said...

What a beautiful poem and the image is gorgeous-xo Diana

Noelle the dreamer said...

In 'the' book Janice! Just love those!
Thanks for sharing!

Laurie said...

such a beautiful photo and poem,

DeniseinVA said...

A beautiful poem, loved it as I did the lovely picture you found to go with it. Have a wonderful weekend!

Inside a British Mum's Kitchen said...

This is beautiful, so happy to have found your lovely blog and to follow!
Mary x