CLOSE OF THE DAY…by Carl Gooch

Close of the Day

At the close of the day,

As evening sun goes down,

In my quiet special place,

Deep in prayer I’m found.

I give thanks to my Lord,

He has lead me this day.

If I was faced with trials,

He would show me the way.

So at this belated hour,

While sun is sinking low,

To thank Him for blessings,

That in this day did show.

I ask him one final request;

To wrap His love around me,

And guard my loved ones,

If this is the last day I see.

Carl A. Gooch ~ 21 September 2015

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About Jonathan Caswell

Poet, author, servant of God the Heavenly father and the Lord Jesus Christ...working out his salvation with fear and trembling. - Not trusting in his own deeds, but depending totally upon the finished sacrificial work of Jesus Christ to be, by God's reckoning, a new creature, clothed in Christ's righteousness...which mortal humankind can never attain by their own weak efforts, apart from faith in Christ's work on our behalf. - College-educated, yet wise enough to see that what a man does will not be his ultimate identity nor affect how God sees him or her. - Called by God to do a very difficult thing...apart from God's grace, mercy and strength...to love the sinner (which we all--by nature--are) but hate the sin, which is only paid through Christ, God's Son, - My own God-given gift is that of being a Poet..showing that in all parts of life...God has a loving part in it...as hard as that is to always understand or perceive...given life's realities! Come join me on my journey of discovery?.

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