Welcome to Pause for Poetry, featuring a poem, I Am Refreshed, written by my writer-friend, Frances Gregory Pasch.
I Am Refreshed
I am refreshed, dear Jesus,
By the little things you do.
You speak to me in different ways
And let me know it’s You.
Today I heard a serenade
When I awoke at dawn,
And I still felt Your presence
When all the birds were gone.
You often send me rainbows
When sun reflects on glass.
In troubling times, they speak to me,
“This too, My Child, shall pass.”
Sometimes a word pops off the page
While spending time with You.
It gives direction to my soul…
Confirms what I’m to do.
You always know what’s best for me
It’s all part of your plan.
I’m blessed that You’re my Shepherd,
The Awesome, Great I AM.
©Frances Gregory Pasch
Frances Gregory Pasch’s devotions and poems have been published hundreds of times in devotional booklets, magazines, and Sunday school papers since 1985. Her writing has also appeared in several dozen compilations. Her book, Double Vision: Seeing God in Everyday Life Through Devotions and Poetry is available on Amazon. Frances has been leading a women’s Christian writers group since 1991 and makes her own holiday greeting cards incorporating her poetry. She and her husband, Jim, have been married since 1958. They have five sons and nine grandchildren. Contact her at http://www.francesgregorypasch.com.
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