His Promise


His Promise

 

Head bowed, body bent

Every bit of fight in me spent

Dreams tormenting my soul

Tears begin to roll

As I whisper … God… my lips start to quiver

Do you remember

You promised no more than I could bear

No more than I could bear

 

Here I am appearing ungrateful

So many say a life-like this is what they wait for

For me, this life is not enough

More is a must

I can’t stand an ordinary being

God you must have created me for extraordinary things

You promised no more than I could bear

No more than I could bear

 

So, Father please speak to me

Are my dreams not meant to be

Or is it that I am not ready

I keep saying be patient and hold steady

I worry how patient I should be

Maybe you have for forgotten your promise to me

You promised no more than I could bear

No more than I could bear

 

I hope you are listening to my prayer

And remember your promise of no more than I can bear

Because right now I feel I am almost there

That moment before I break and take my last breath of air

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14 thoughts on “His Promise

  1. Ah…but he knows so much better then we do what we are capable of. He never doubts us the way we do him. Wonderful pen, Percy…as always, and a struggle that so many of us share. If not for the trials and tribulations that build and strengthen our characters…what poetry would we write?

  2. This is beautiful. Sometimes it’s hard to wait for God’s time. We want things immediately… but He has the bigger picture. What He has in store for us is so much more than we could ever dream of.

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