Our life stages are unique, Kathy enjoys sharing her thoughts and stages through her writing and looks forward to learning about yours.
God is Our Living Water - (After reading, please check out at the end of this article to learn how to help others with the gift of water.)
Pain Riddled and Constant
Please, Strength Seeps Back as We Ponder
Holding Each as One is Burned
Death to Self as we Seek Living Water
Pain so riddled and so constant,
Comfort sleep how you’re at bay.
One should suffer in the silence,
The toll is growing day by day.
Hear the chime, as time is passing,
Losing much to our dismay,
Holding firm to all that’s promised,
Knowing He doth light the way.
Why must joy be slowly shaken?
Listless body trunk of a tree,
Leaves that fade so gently falling,
As limply, they lay at our feet.
Though we tried to grasp them tightly,
Releasing, flailing, from our grip.
We remain and grateful still,
Sadly watching laughter slip.
Our loving spirit seems to wander,
A heart so joyful misses beats.
Strength return as we do ponder,
Allow our hearts to win this feat.
Broken bodies, losing battles,
Distorted in a mockery,
They can indeed show the rattle,
Assuming eyes do stare at thee.
Mind and heart do linger patience.
Imparting reasons, do we give?
Why bother for the lost complacence.
It is quiet where they live.
Feeling so the fervent bramble;
Hoping favor be returned.
Knowing life is but a scramble,
We hold steadfast, not to burn.
Searing fire at our backs,
They are running after thee.
With love’s companion,
We can face it!
Straight into the eyes, we see.
Torrent power of the masses,
He poured upon the lowly beast.
Begone, you trickster adversary,
Be you trampled by our Fleet.
We are one with one more lavish,
We await when two shall meet.
We will not give up the battle,
We lay humbly at His feet.
The earth is dying giving way,
The living water we shall want.
Nearly capture though it may,
Darkness power has to hunt.
With a belief in living water,
From the One, you can’t deny.
You have found the only answer,
Not to question with a why!
The earth may die, but living water,
Flowing, and it's still the same.
There will be a final battle,
And in this battle, darkness wanes.
Pray that He who looks upon us,
Not to worry, since He fought,
With hope in Him, we will not falter,
For our salvation is what we bought.
We Believe in Living Water
Find a Mission Field Near You - Be a Part Of The Change
You can save by giving water; through this small act, you will do God's work. At the end of this hub, there are links to HK humankind water. It is a country and worldwide mission to get us to do something so simple. Buy this brand of bottled water. This water saves lives; you can do it, drink a bottle of water, can't you?
We are blessed to go to a faucet or a public drinking fountain, where we find fresh, safe water to drink. But, imagine having water all around you that to bathe in; it could poison you. What if your baby or child is thirsting, and you can't just give them a fresh cup of water? How awkward if you want to clean a cut and the water has filled with bacteria?
We can be part of the change in this world; please consider one bottle of HumanKind water for someone who needs it, Thanks.
Links to more information at the bottom of this Hub
When Death Dies By Gungor
As we take in His living water think about those who have no water and consider this link "HumanKind" It's not just water
- Humankind Water
This is a fundraiser project go and get this product and drink up and save some lives. Be Human be Kind, drink HumanKind bottled water, and save some lives. Watch the videos of Uganda, and The Message In a Bottle, be the change!
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© 2013 Kathy Henderson
Kathy Henderson (author) from Pa on May 16, 2013:
Thank you it means so much to me for you to comment on this piece. This writing is so close to my heart. I am not the poet and yet there are times the words just come and mean so much in my head, so happy some enjoy them when I write them down. God Bless
Bronwen Scott-Branagan from Victoria, Australia on May 16, 2013:
Lovely poetry to express such deep and meaningful thoughts. Thank you for writing it and sharing it.
Kathy Henderson (author) from Pa on May 13, 2013:
I am so aware of your acquaintance with these words. I am also so excited to see your comment as I knew you would understand the fullness of these words and their meaning. I love that you get it, I also love that you always see the message I entwine which I feel and hope is always inspired by our Heavenly Father. The trials are a constant at times and yet as Michael's song states, "When death dies all things live." My dearest Mekenzie if not for that I fear we would not make it through some of these earthly days and yet, "Lion sleeps- grave stones roll When death dies all things live" Praise God we will meet Him one day ~ Peace and much love always
Susan Ream from Michigan on May 13, 2013:
Whoa Kathy, this is a beautiful flow of poetic words. I feel and am acquainted with this battle between Heaven and Earth.
The pain of life overwhelms and overtakes at times yet even as it does we cling to the one who has saved us eternally and our eyes are fixed on Him - the one who never fails us.
I love ya my friend and I pray for you and know that God holds you and uses you. He is Faithful.
p.s. I know Michael Gungor - though he does not know me. He was a worship leader at my son's church which we attended for about a year. He has quite the heart and voice.
In stillness we find Him waiting.
Kathy Henderson (author) from Pa on May 13, 2013:
Thank you for your comment ~ I am more a writer than a poet and yet these words came to me so strongly and felt they had a kind of power in a rhyme. The fact that through it, you were able to see the message gives me great joy in knowing God inspires all of our works. Thanks you so much it means so much ~ blessings to you :)
whonunuwho from United States on May 13, 2013:
An amazing work in wonderful words of rhyme, that tell the story of who He is and why we have such hope. Thank you for sharing this. whonu