All My Soul Needs ~

September 4, 2017

Another gem by Deborah Ann…

CHRISTian poetry ~ by deborah ann

The Lord is my Shepherd,
I want nothing more
then the joy and glory
for me He has in store.

He satisfies my thirst,
my hunger He fills
my anxiety and fears
He calms and stills.

The Lord is my Shepherd,
I want not a thing
for my heart is set
on the peace He’ll bring.

He is my saving Light,
He is my High Rock
I’m so blessed to be
a part of His flock.

The Lord is my Shepherd,
there’s nothing I lack
my faith in Him is all . . .
He want’s me to give back!

~~~~~~~

Psalm 23.1

“The Lord is my shepherd;
I shall not want.”

King James Version
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Deborah Ann Belka

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This Light of Mine ~

May 14, 2016

As Deborah Ann has said in this truthful poem: “…nothing can douse this light of mine! What a great way to end the week!

CHRISTian poetry ~ by deborah ann

This Wee Light of Mine ~ CHRSITian poetry by deborah ann

In this world,
where darkness shines
it’s so hard to see
this wee light of mine.

It seems so dim,
when it is compared
to all the evilness
that is out there.

In this world,
where darkness shines
it seems to engulf
this teeny light of mine.

It appears so faint,
against sin’s glimmer
next to the wickedness
it looks like a flicker.

But, for You Lord,
I’ll continue to shine
for nothing can douse
this light of mine!

~~~~~~~

Matthew 5:14

“Ye are the light of the world.
A city that is set on an hill
cannot be hid.”

King James Version
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Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka

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God of Our Strength ~

May 5, 2016

Deborah Ann Belka is gifted. God has given her a way to share His truth through poetry. Everyone should subscribe to her blog. Her words are His words seen through her eyes.

CHRISTian poetry ~ by deborah ann

God of Our Strength ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

God of our strength,
God of our hope
give us each day
the power to cope.

Give us the wisdom,
give us perseverance
help us to keep running
with faith and assurance.

God of our salvation,
God of our redemption
give us the boldness
when facing rejection.

Give us the courage,
give us the fortitude
help us to reflect You
in our daily attitude.

God of our strength,
God of our enlightenment
we need Your power  . . .
in today’s environment!

~~~~~~~~~~

Job 12:13

“With him is wisdom and strength,
he hath counsel and understanding.”

King James Version
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Deborah Ann Belka

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WEEKLY WRAP-UP FOR 4-9-2016

April 9, 2016

What a wonderful week it has been! Sunday night, I was invited to speak at the Betania Romanian Church here in Hot Springs. They were such a gracious group of believers. I informed them that I was practicing my speech for the upcoming worldwide protest on them and they were very attentive. After an hour of worship and Bible Reading, I was given the opportunity to share my speech. Brother Gabriel translated the speech into Romanian. There were about 120 or so in the congregation, maybe more. Some of the members in the church knew more about the Norwegian problem than I do. Brother Daniel has become my contact and thinks that maybe 50 people will show up from his church at the demonstration on April 16th.

The speech was interesting. It was the first time that I have had to hold back tears during this learning experience. The training I received at Toastmasters (a speech club I once belonged to) was very helpful.

THAT WAS ONLY THE BEGINNING OF THE WEEK!

This is how the blog week started:

A post was then put up about the coming worldwide demonstration. Here is an excellent video showing demonstrations that have already occurred this year:

I’m a bit of a theology guy if you haven’t noticed. Dan’s blog, The Battle Cry, which I have been following for years had a great article that I re-blogged this week. It featured Pastor Gary Gilley of The Southern View Chapel. I have great respect for the discernment of Pastor Gilley.

YOU CAN FIND THE ARTICLE HERE. Don’t let the title of this piece scare you.

Two posts were then re-blogged, one by my blogging buddy, Manny Rodriquez and other by my American/Romanian friend Chris Prunean. Chris had great news! A judge in Norway made a judgement that baby Ezekiel must be returned to the Bodnariu Family! A CPS worker has stated that there may be an appeal in the case, but for now the baby is home with his parents who are praying for a similar judgement in the cases of their other 4 children.

SEE MANNY’S POST HERE.

Here are the reunited Bodnarius:

Ezekiel's homecoming Photo from Delight in Truth's blog

Ezekiel’s homecoming
Photo from Delight in Truth’s blog

American students are supposed to take American History in 5th grade, 8th grade, 12th grade, and again in college.
THIS POST WAS SENT TO ME BY BARBARA ANABLE. How is it possible that any American college student can’t answer the question: “Who won the Civil War?”

DELIGHT IN TRUTH LISTED CITIES WORLDWIDE WHERE DEMONSTRATIONS AGAINST NORWAY’S CHILD PROTECTIVE SERVICES WILL BE HELD HERE. He was kind enough to include a small city like Hot Springs on his list. Hopefully, many will learn of the ongoing situation in Norway.

On Thursday, Jose Fernandez, the Superintendent of Hot Springs National Park approved my Special Use Permit request for a demonstration here in Hot Springs on the day of Worldwide protests. I would like to thank Tricia, Jose’s assistant, for her professional handling of my request. THE DETAILS OF THE HOT SPRINGS PROTEST CAN BE FOUND HERE.

By the grace of God, I was able to manage to squeeze in four days of teaching in different area schools. We have wonderful children living in our area. I got to teach Jr. High Social Studies, keyboarding, and music. Friday was fantastic. I got to spend my day with the special ed. kids at Fountain Lake Elementary.

Photo found at Deborah Ann's blog Photo by Michaela Baltazar

Photo found at Deborah Ann’s blog
Photo by Michaela Baltazar

I am constantly encouraged by CHRISTian poetry by Deborah Ann. HER WONDERFUL POEM MAY BE FOUND HERE.

I pray that all of you have a blessed weekend.

Chris Reimers


Be Not Dismayed ~

March 22, 2016

Thank you, Deborah Ann for another wonderful poem rooted in God’s Word.

CHRISTian poetry ~ by deborah ann

Be Not Dismayed ~ CHRISTian poetry by deborah ann

Wherever you go,
God is with you
whatever you do
He is there too.

You can’t see Him,
but He sees you
He knows the way
for you to pursue.

Whatever you fear,
God will ease it
whatever you dread
God will conquer it.

He’ll impart strength,
when you are weak
He’ll pass on courage
when you are meek.

So, be not fearful,
neither be afraid
for with God we need
not to be dismayed!

~~~~~

Joshua 1:9

“Have not I commanded thee?
Be strong and of a good courage;
be not afraid,
neither be thou dismayed:
for the Lord thy God is with thee
whithersoever thou goest.”

King James Version
Public Domain

Copyright 2016
Deborah Ann Belka

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