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"Faith In My Trials"

When your heart weighs heavy.
And your trials they run deep.

Embrace the challenge, for what it brings.
Your problems soon will sleep!

You may know what you want.
But God knows what you need.

The lofty trek to thrones on high,
Is never what it seems!

So let Him take your hand in His.
And plant a trusted seed.

For when it sprouts into a tree,
You'll see how He redeems!


These words are so powerful and applicable as to how God works. The hidden message I glean from these words is, "Let the Lord write your life story!" If each of us could do just that, our experience here on earth, would turn out far better than we could ever imagine.

Can you trust God? The All Mighty has created worlds without end, all creatures great and small, the air you breath, the water you drink. There is no creation He has not touched as far as the eye can see and as far as the ear can hear, and beyond. He is omnipotent. Yet, His sole purpose is your redemption.

Another subtle thought; "There is only One to follow and none else." Consider what we could learn if we placed our total trust in His direction through the promptings of the Holy Ghost. In our trials, the time we spend with the Spirit will heal us, lead us, and then guide us.

In order for this to happen the inner vessel must be purged. The obstacles and obstructions caused by the Adversary create much static. Through diligent prayer, and repentance a cleansing takes place. Light enters, and drives out any doubt or darkness. An amazing thing then takes place. Spiritual antennas are extended. The signal and reception between heaven and earth becomes crystal clear. Promptings enter the soul and there is no apprehension as to what, when, and how to face life.

This trusted seed in the poem, is nurtured by the Spirit. It grows and flourishes through obedience. Eventually that small seed once planted so long ago, is now a "tree of life" bearing precious fruit (See Alma 32). Each harvest in its season, produces many miracles that redeem not only oneself, but many who stand near the tree.

Those experiences that so often are unexpected, are heavenly confirmations, that God truly is in control if we will but allow it. So put you trust in God, and one day you will be a witness of the Master's hand reaching out to all of those who plant the seed of trust.


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A Bridge To Heaven's Gate

A Lighthouse Of Love

A Prayer To Heaven

A Ripple In The Water

A Shepard's Call

Abandoned Moments and Forsaken Memories

Adversity, My Friend

Anger's Prison

An Ocean of Pride

Become As A Child

Be Still

Born Again

Bound By Service

Burning Sparks

Christmas Eve Memories

Day And Night

Does Mercy Rob Justice?

Faith In My Trials

Father Is Waiting

Forever My Angel

Free From Hypocrisy

God's Gift

God's Poet

God's Witness

Heaven's Treasure

He Counseled God

Hidden In The Forest

Hope And Faith

If There Were No Light!

In Remembrance

In The Upper Room

My Father, My Knight

My Last Thoughts

My Mother

My Needs Are Great

Our Father's Love

Our Sweet Temples

Promises and Procrastination



Rescuing God's Children

Resurrection's Glory!

Shun Pride, And Forgive

Spiritual Gifts

Suffer It To Be

Sweet Feast


Tell Me! Why Dear Lord?

The Endless Road

The Hem Of My Garnent

The Message Of Hope

The Notes I No Longer Hear

The Power To Lift

The Prodigal Son

The Sabbath Hour

The Seven Days of Creation

The Story of Flowers

The War For Eternal Choices

Time To Become

To The Shores of Paradise

Walk With Me

When Doubt Puts Truth On Trial

Whisperings of Wisdom