Happy New Year By Brenda Drake

Happy New Year

We are glad to say goodbye to our year past.
There are many memories as we look back.
Like some new sayings I do not like to hear.
I hope the phrase “new normal” disappears.
Did you forget your mask?  Did you sanitize?
Don’t touch your face, nose or your eyes.
Perhaps these things will linger in the year ahead,
But I will look ahead with hope, faith, and trust instead.
Even through our tribulations we are better perhaps.
As we cut away unneeded things and bring good things back.
I have cooked more and have eaten more too.
I cleaned out hidden places and unneeded things removed.
 Our atmosphere is cleaner they say.
I know I have taken more time to pray.
I have prayed more for my Country, my family and friends,
I have repented many times for my and our Country’s sins.
As we make our New Year’s resolutions,
To be a better person we should rest and watch for God’s solutions.
I truly wish for you all to prosper: to have a happy New Year.
Spiritually, physically, mentally blessed; rejoicing as this year disappears.

The Works of His Hand By Brenda Drake

        2020 has been quite a year… Soon starts the New Year I pray 2021 is happy and prosperous for all of you.  I truly believe God is good, and all the time I know God is good. 

The Works of His Hand

Watch and see the hand of the Lord in the days ahead.”
Remember and rejoice at all the prophets have said.
Know the One that rules the earth has the last say.
Soon you see His intervention displayed.
Watch the peoples that did not see,
Turn their face to me.
Watch hearts cold as ice,
Look in favor at Jesus’ sacrifice.
The lukewarm their choice makes too.
Some will with great power move.
Watch and see the enemies of the cross,
Wander in fear, completely at loss.
Eyes are blinded by the Light;
Some come in wonder and cease to fight.
Others will know defeat has come;
All seeing eyes know Gods will is done.
Watch and pray in faith lift your voice in prayer.
Be sure to your faith with others share.
Watch and see your heart open up wider still.
Complete in the knowledge you walk in God’s will.
Heaven rejoices at God’s plan;
They know His goodness and trust in the work of His hands.

Psalms 145:5-11
I will speak of the glorious honour of thy majesty,
and of thy wondrous works.
 And men shall speak of the might of thy terrible acts:
and I will declare thy greatness.
 They shall abundantly utter the memory of thy great goodness,
and shall sing of thy righteousness.
 The Lord is gracious, and full of compassion;
slow to anger, and of great mercy.
 The Lord is good to all:
and his tender mercies are over all his works.
 All thy works shall praise thee, O Lord;
and thy saints shall bless thee.
 They shall speak of the glory of thy kingdom,
and talk of thy power;