Drawing Conclusions Too Quickly
by Kim Shannon on August 9th, 2021
Written by Sheila Hughes Don’t draw conclusions quicklyIt’s possible you may be wrong,Since our eyes cannot always seeWait, for the truth to come along.Investigate first before decidingAsk God to please show you more,Give others the benefit of doubtDon’t try to make a sinful score!Sin will corrupt what it touchesTread lightly, try to stay clear,We all at times have been affectedWithout realizing, ...  Read More
Anoint My Head with Oil
by Kim Shannon on August 3rd, 2021
Written by Sheila Hughes Good Shepherd, I call out to youCome quickly and anoint my head,I trust you to tend to my needsProtect me from harm, keep me fed.Jesus is watching, He’s my ShepherdHe alone has the power that can save,Because of His dying, paying my debtHis Spirit will raise me from the grave.He’s my Messiah, the “Anointed One”To my sinful ways He will object,His Spirit is the oil that tea...  Read More
Disagreement Creates Division
by Kim Shannon on July 30th, 2021
Written by Sheila Hughes All Christians do not agreeOn every matter during our life,The strong bear weight for the weakWe get rid of things bringing strife.We all are different in ChristNew Christians, some truth is obscure,Teach them in love, don’t offendUntil God’s truth in them is secure.Careful, don’t put a stumbling blockAnd cause another person to sin,The way that our God sees itIn Christ, a...  Read More
Is Your Heart Clean?
by Kim Shannon on July 28th, 2021
Written by Sheila Hughes We constantly wash our handsHow clean today is your heart?Does the thought cross your mind?If not, do you think it could start?Cleanliness comes with intentionDaily we must work at it hard,Sin has a way of slipping right inSatan wants our soul to be marred.God desires for us all to be holyHe stands ready to show us grace,He knows if we greatly love HimFewer sins in our lif...  Read More
Jesus, King of Love and Joy
by Kim Shannon on July 17th, 2021
Written by Sheila Hughes We must be careful and balanceBoth seriousness with our joy,Jesus can turn frowns to smilesAnd rid us of the things that annoy.He came to us, had an attitude of joyEven though He knew He would die,He felt no bitterness for His serviceOur redemption He unselfishly did buy.He thought of us first, and Him lastHumility He wore, He did not boast,Because of His sacrifice for all...  Read More
Painful Emotion of Rejection
by Kim Shannon on July 12th, 2021
Written by Sheila Hughes Feeling rejected will hurt us deeplyUnloved, unwanted, full of pain,Even if we appear somewhat sunnyOn the inside, we’re full of rain.Being wounded by those closestHurts us worse than any stranger,It strikes the core of who we areWe fret, fearful of more danger.Negatively we feel stupid, a failureWe doubt others want us as a friend,We now feel we don’t measure upWe wonder ...  Read More
Remain Close to God
by Kim Shannon on July 7th, 2021
Written by Sheila Hughes In our daily walk with our LordRemain close, don’t stray away,Keep calling on God, need HimStay loyal through life each day.God blesses us doing the rightWhen needed, He comes to our aid,If we’re with Him, He’s with usLife is hard, even when we’ve stayed.Teach your children all about GodGuide them down the right path,Build faith and strength to endurePray they won’t experi...  Read More
Binding Satan and Demons
by Kim Shannon on June 28th, 2021
Written by Sheila Hughes Satan is roaming throughout earthThere’s no indication he’s bound,The devil and demons are strongMuch evil in this world is found.Jesus never told his disciples to bindBut one thing scripture does insist,That we must stand firm in our faithWhile God’s Spirit helps us to resist.Jesus has conquered Satan and demons When He died on the cross in our place,Someday He’ll return ...  Read More
Warning Wicked People
by Kim Shannon on June 22nd, 2021
Written by Sheila Hughes Watering down our God’s truthIs a practice we’re not to do,Speak boldly in love and graceEven if you only reach a few.Don’t worry about being popularIt’s God who you must please,Confront, warn, wicked peopleBefore God, bow down on your knees.God will hold us all accountableIf we fail to deliver His Word,Don’t allow fear to overcome youBring more sheep into God’s herd.Love ...  Read More
Misguided Thinking
by Kim Shannon on June 16th, 2021
Written by Sheila Hughes I sometimes assume the worstWhich messes with how I feel,I think that I am always rightBut my make believe isn’t real.The truth much later comes outAnd I’m made to see my wrong,An awful feeling washes over meRight then, I feel like a ding- dong!My actions are led by my feelingsFear, aggressions, may take charge,During those times I cannot seeMisjudgments go from small to l...  Read More
Twelve Stones
by Kim Shannon on June 9th, 2021
Written by Sheila Hughes We serve a powerful GodHis strength blows our mind!He watches and stands readyTo get His children out of a bind.We lose faith and turn awayForget promises to Him we’ve made,We think that we don’t need HimWe stray, causing our love to fade.Twelve stones are God’s reminderSo that future generations can see;How God forgives our sinfulness,Keeps His promises to set us free.We ...  Read More
Victim Mentality
by Kim Shannon on June 3rd, 2021
Written by Sheila Hughes I’ve taken quite a beatingPeople have done me wrong,It hurts me down deep insideI have a pity party all day long.It’s always someone else’s faultWhy I act the way that I do,I’m blameless for my actionsIf I could, I sure would sue!I’ll just choose a victim mentalityAnd take advantage, all I can,If I scheme and work the systemPerhaps I’ll even get a free van.God wants us to ...  Read More