MERCIES NEW EVERY MORNING…?

Every morning, God says,

A new day’s path we tread…

We with sorrow

see no tomorrow

Because we’ve made our bed!

Years ignored family,

What did we expect it to be…

Steep uphills

Negligent will is,

How things came to be.

Was it because of slight

He lost the will and light…

No one touches

In bulrushes,

The relative out of sight.

Generations fly,

While he’s left high and dry…

Standing alone,

Near home,

Not noticed when time to die!

–Jonathan Caswell

(And he…is me!)

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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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