Blessed am I…

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Blessed am I
when I find myself
up against the wall,
for I must then learn again
that thoughts and feelings
have only the power I give them,
learn again, on a deeper level,
to listen, to trust, to risk, to forgive,
to surrender to an indwelling Presence
larger than my small self,
and to seek out the strengths
I surely have within, by the grace
of that larger Presence,
to grow and transform.

© 2016 Dennis Ference

My book of original inspirational verses, From the Water’s Edge, is  available from https://www.createspace.com/6040109, http://www.amazon.com/dp/1530558018 and Kindle eBooks at Amazon.

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