Bro & Sis Collaborated, Rhyme

These Summer Days

These summer days
They slip away
Before you know it
Fall leaves arrayed
Beneath our feet
The earth grows cold
And here comes winter
Ever bold
‘Tis the truth
Since times old
Seasons change
There’s sun
There’s snow

But God’s love won’t let us go
These winter days
Burst into spring
And once again we’ll learn to sing
These summer days
Aren’t here to stay
So cherish them in every way
For the gift they are
Today

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inspired by Summer Time

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free verse, Story

Stop.

Sunrise
Sunset
Restless sleep
Get up
Check your phone
Short prayer
Busy day
A quick hug
Distracted listening
Lack of vision
Days blur together
What is tomorrow?
It is today
Where are we going?

Stop.

Run to a quiet place
Sit
Rest
Let Him come
In His time
Changing your heart
Thunder rolls
Music plays
Your heart sings along
Dancing in the rain
Joy through the pain
Faith, hope, and love remain

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Rhyme

Cherished

I love you more than words can say
You’ve touched my heart in so many ways
Each day you’re learning something new
And so often I find I learn from you
How to trust
How to love

How to make others smile
And though I only hold your hand for a while
I hold you in my heart forever
Cherishing these times together
Each day is a gift that God keeps on giving
Bringing a deeper meaning for living

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Prayer, Rhyme

For the Land

When will the shadows turn to light
When will Zion be a delight?

When will her children walk in peace
When will violence leave her streets
When will the tears cease?

On You we wait
Like watchmen pray
Oh, defend this city

By Your great Name

Please send from above
Oh, heavenly Dove

And heal the Land
That You love

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February 3rd

You were my age
You were young
You were brave
Braver than most
You had hopes
And dreams
And plans
Just like us all
You woke up that day
Like any other
Not knowing
That it would be your last
Not knowing 
That you would be a hero
You gave your life
For the peace of Jerusalem
The Holy City
For our country
The Promise Land
You gave your life
For HaTikvah
For us all

In memory & honor of Hadar Cohen, a 19-year-old daughter of Israel who gave her life for her country.

“Pray for the peace of Jerusalem, let those who love You be at rest.” {Psalm 122:6}

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One Day

I don’t have the reasons why
I don’t have the answers
For all these questions inside
But this I know
I’m never alone
One day
He’s coming back
To bring me home
One day 
I’ll know
The reasons why
He’ll give me the answer
To every question inside 
When at last
In His presence
I’m alive
Then

“My faith shall be my eyes”

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