http://susanirenefox.com/2015/02/15/the-turtle/comment-page-1/#comment-5005 Susan writes such wonderful poetry and devotions amongst other stories. I have long enjoyed her stories please go take a peek for yourself.
Much love Tom
The struggle to remain in your embrace
When burdened with life’s worries, grief and fear
Becomes a hindrance all too commonplace
Thought first it was horrific and severe.
Oppressed beneath the weight of my disgrace
Ashamed, to you I no more could adhere
Allowing load and mass to sway my gait
I let affliction incapacitate.
Dear God, please show me rescue, don’t retreat.
Laid low by snares of which were not my choice
Imprisoned by the force of this defeat
I need you, long to once more hear your voice.
Without your touch I crumble incomplete
Release me, Lord; allow me to rejoice.
The Spirit stirs and moves me to the sea
Back to the ocean where I might be free.
When finally I dared to self submerge
Your ocean’s love was felt, Your grace bestowed
My burdens lifted, comforted and purged.
Glide fluidly, no longer pressed or…
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