Finding Peace, Not Fear

I wrote this poem about five years ago. It seemed appropriate for today.

Giving up Fear

I learned of your anxiety
This news I’m sad to hear
I long ago was in your shoes
Crippled by my fear

You daren’t go out on the town
Lest the fear cause you to take cover
Even to celebrate with friends
Is a challenge, you discover

Yet “Do not fear” the Lord has said
He longs to keep you near
Trust in Him to care for you
Give to Him every fear

With petition and thanksgiving
Each care and worry release
As I have experienced so can you
He’ll grant you abundant peace

About Linda Kruschke

I am a Jesus Freak, and I don't care who knows it. I am a wife, mother, sister, aunt, daughter, and friend. My blood family is only part of the larger family of Christ that I belong to. I love to write, especially about my dear Savior.
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9 Responses to Finding Peace, Not Fear

  1. I wonder if it works… there are days when I believe we have failed the challenge we’d been given.

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  2. sanaarizvi says:

    I so needed to read this today, Linda 💝 thank you for sharing this gem of a poem with us 🙂

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  3. rothpoetry says:

    Well done Linda! …for everything there is a time and purpose under heaven….

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  4. We need to keep spreading the peace of God!

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  5. Thank you for sharing this beautiful and comforting poem Linda, much needed in these times xxx

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  6. Grace says:

    Peace right now is very much appreciated. Thanks for joining in.

    Liked by 1 person

  7. Frank Hubeny says:

    We all need such peace.

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