My Hope and Prayer

My hope and prayer is thisSANDGUY
To someday be like You

Your loving eyes see deep inside
And have compassion on hurting souls

Your mercy reaches out each day
To those who have injured Your heart

Your forgiveness covers over their sin
And causes them to be clean once again

Your strength is always there
To lift up the wounded soldier

Your presence is all around
Giving courage and peace to those who seek you

My hope and prayer is this
To someday see in me
The things I see in You

Romans 8:25
©1985 Kat Kreations/Kathi Isbell

Photo is of the back side of a sand sculpture done on the banks of the lake at Bond Christian Service Camp during a weekend retreat.  From this angle, one can’t see the open Bible shaped into the sand in front of the figure’s face.

When My Troubles Mount

When my troubles mount
and seem to weigh me down
it’s so easy to whine
and to long for my heavenly home

But, it’s in those trying timesNotquit-small
when my eyes should look to You
through the struggles You are working
to mold me into a precious stone

Give me Your strength and power
when I feel like quitting
instead of throwing in the towel
I must lift up my arms to You

Romans 5:3-5
©1985 Kat Kreations/Kathi Isbell