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Coping with Impossible Situations

This is a reblog my post that I wrote on August 29, 2017. Prayers for all and have a wonderful day!

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Storms come through

excessive wind and rain

impossible conditions

coming in like a train

 

Some people are good

ready to lend a helping hand

others are evil

taking advantage of the storm’s band

 

Impossible situations

difficult decisions to make

critics abound

praying for God’s grace

 

Finally it happens

a rash of good deeds

showing love and kindness

everyone taking the lead

 

Prayers are answered

hope is spread

food, clothing, and shelter

God is not dead

 

Impossible situations

God made us for these

faith, hope, and love

for these we are lead

 

Impossible situations

healing has begun

restoring communities

one by one

 

copyright 2017 Debbie Pierce

 

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Coping with Impossible Situations

Clouds 1

Storms come through

excessive wind and rain

impossible conditions

coming in like a train

 

Some people are good

ready to lend a helping hand

others are evil

taking advantage of the storm’s band

 

Impossible situations

difficult decisions to make

critics abound

praying for God’s grace

 

Finally it happens

a rash of good deeds

showing love and kindness

everyone taking the lead

 

Prayers are answered

hope is spread

food, clothing, and shelter

God is not dead

 

Impossible situations

God made us for these

faith, hope, and love

for these we are lead

 

Impossible situations

healing has begun

restoring communities

one by one

 

copyright 2017 Debbie Pierce

 

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Hope: Antidote for Difficult Times

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Panic spreads

throughout the land

a ravaging disease

fear of touching a hand

 

Fear is vicious

taking away people’s power

contagious darkness spreading

despair grows by the hour

 

The sun rises

it is a new day

an antidote grows

light is on the way

 

Rising out of the fear

through the light shines hope

love fights the fear

we learn to cope

 

Time passes

the disease appears to have no end

loving each other

we rely on friends

 

Hope is the antidote

causing the fear to bend

darkness is wiped out

Light wins in the end

 

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Echo of Can you Spare a Dime

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The streets are silent

except the echo of a man

can you feed me

difficult to live on the land

 

He had a bugaboo

shining in the light

seeing me near

it suddenly was put out of sight

 

Nervously walking up

thankful it is him and not me

giving him a bag with necessities

and some fast food for free

 

The man weaved a tale

of how life began on the streets

so compelling

of strife and defeat

 

Still there is hope

as he crossed the street

walking into a shelter

relief from the heat

 

The shelter offers services

volunteers with skills to help

perhaps one day he will accept them

a life change will be felt

 

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fandangos-flash-fiction-challenge-34/A Natural Event

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The world for humans ended long ago. The volcano erupted causing food and water to go away slow. Time healed the Earth as the sun was allowed back in. Plants and animals in hiding came back thin.

Resources became abundant without the help of man. The old building provided materials and new life for the place. The cisterns were filled water from the rain. Tiny fish began to fill the drain.

Plants grew covering the walls. There were flowers and animals in the hall. New communities formed as the animals claimed their space. Storms reshaped the soil as new rivers began to race.

Walls began to fall as the trees began to grow. Soon there was a waterfall where air vents used to flow. The sun continued to shine where there once was a roof. Life was now abundant where there was only soot.

One day in a small crevice humanity reappeared. A group of nomads came from a place that had disappeared. Seeing the beauty and abundance in this new place, the humans began to build at a rapid pace.

As the years pass the buildings begin to decay. The humans have moved on as is their way. Another catastrophe happens and it all begins again.

Does history continue to repeat itself and does the environment ever win?

 

copyright 2019 Debbie Pierce

 

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Incubate: Tracks of Life

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The tracks are empty

in the early morn

having been incubated

we are now  born

 

The tracks continue

in many directions

how we live

is merely a reflection

 

Some go the way

of love and kindness

a calling to all

these are timeless

 

Others go another way

tracks with violence and hate

filled with holes and darkness

the train is always late

 

Pulling into the station

awaiting another train

which path will be chosen

what is the best gain

 

Meditation over

admiring the beautiful surround

choosing life over death

joy is abound

 

copyright 2018 Debbie Pierce

 

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Emotion in Water

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The river is raging

beauty that can’t be tamed

 emotion flowing continuously

defying to be named

 

What is the driving force

that causes it to rage

is it happiness or anger

difficult to gauge

 

Wandering down the banks

being drawn into the story

listening to the river talk

of its days of glory

 

Life began 

calm as can be

there was beauty around

for all to see

 

Then came strife

trees began to fall

building but no preservation

was the common call

 

Not to be deterred

the river raged on

building up power

till the strife was gone

 

Now things are peaceful

along the river bend

continuous passion for living

until the end

 

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A Small World of Interest

I developed an interest

in the world surrounding me

searching to making things better

this is what I did see

 

A man was hungry

alone and cold

took him food and a coat

he did not look so old

 

An elderly person

lonely this day

we spent time talking

a smile gave way

 

I planted some herbs

basil, oregano, and thyme

nurtured the soil

placed them in the sunshine

 

My interest in the world

produced a dividend

things began to happen

it was not the end

 

The homeless man

shared what he had

gave to another

one not so well clad

 

The elderly woman

passed the smile on

visited other residents

now not so withdrawn

 

God blessed my garden

it is now bountiful

sharing the harvest

it is quite wonderful

 

copyright 2017 Debbie Pierce

 

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Finite: Nature having a Tantrum

Nature having a tantrum

swirling water abound

anxiety is rising

hurricane Irma is around

 

People fleeing to safety

asking for God’s grace

praying for deliverance

keeping everyone safe

 

Meditation this evening

time is finite

Irma is coming

deteriorating conditions this night

 

Praying for all creatures

affected by this storm

comfort and peace

return to the norm

 

Like Hurricane Harvey

prayers, food, and water nourishment

kindness and helping hands

skills have been sent

 

Watching and praying

planning by more than one

loving one another

till healing is done

 

copyright 2017 Debbie Pierce

 

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Delivering a Happy Friday Song

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