I must have asked the question a million times or more
How could it be? How is it that it it didn’t work for me?
I read your Word loaded with promises.
So many good things you promise
But my eyes do not see.
The clock keeps ticking away and it seems there is absolutely no way.
Shattered pieces, disappointment, broken trust fills my days.
Staring at my reality the chasm between the two seems to grow larger day after day.
I have got my eyes looking at the wrong places and faces.
The how doesn’t matter; it’s the who that makes all the difference
Because you are who you say, I can throw away all the questions of how.
Not how but the question is who am looking unto?
When doubts filled my mind, your comfort gave me renewed hope and cheer. Psalm 94:19NLT
For surely you have a future ahead of you; your hope will not be disappointed. Proverbs 23:18 NLT
I did an H poem.. too.. and I did not use the word HOW… I can't believe i missed that.
Joanne Sher says
This is great – and thought-provoking. Thanks, Wanda.
welcome to my world of poetry says
I agree this is very thought provoking , a very good post.
Anne K. Albert says
So glad I found your post, Wanda. Wondering HOW I missed it, actually! 😉
Wanda, I so appreciate how in tune with Scripture you are~and that you share it with the rest of us. This post reminds me of Jeremiah 29:11 "'For I know the plans I have for you,' declares the LORD, 'plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.'"
What a lovely post. Thank you for sharing it.
Lovely post Wanda. Just today I was asking some of the same "how" questions. Reading your post today has given me a different perspective. Thanks for sharing.
Dawn M. Hamsher says
Wanda, Thank you for posting this today. I needed it.
Kim @ Stuff could... says
The How's is always with us, but I like your 'Who" is what matters!
Charmaine Clancy says
Very sweet poem 🙂
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a sojourner says
yeah, i'm often thinking/worrying about the "how" instead of remembering the Whom. thank you for the encouragement that's always found here, sister Wanda:)
Penned Pebbles says
"The how doesn’t matter; it’s the who that makes all the difference" I just have to Amen that! 🙂
Thanks for a very thought-provoking post…it is not the how but the who.
Praise God!!! We are all going through very hard and difficult trials,thank God for understanding and keeping us when it seems as if our trust in him is going no where. But God will see us through and carry us to his desired place Amen. Very good poem.
This is a wonderful post! Thank you for blessing me today. I am behind on my A-Z challenge but a couple. Hope to catch up tomorrow!
Theresa Wiza says
I like the gentleness of your words. Nice flow to them, and even nicer message. If you would like to read my latest post for the A-Z Challenge, just click http://myheartblogstoyou.blogspot.com/ and look at the top blog.
Lynda R Young says
Beautiful! I love this 🙂
Hi guys, the A-Z posting is proving itself to be a real challenge for me. I appreciate your visits and lovely comments. May your eyes continue to watch God no matter the circumstances you face. Have a blessed week.
I used Heaven for H. I thought your post was quite thought provoking and I have really tryed to stop the hows…it is tough!
I often ask these questions as well. But I know the Lord is with me despite the dark, dreary times. He doesn't always answer the way I want him to in that moment but he answers in his unique way that often brings me delight. I write about this in my latest blog post. God delighted me this past week.