Sunday, April 20, 2008


Don't want to go there and explain why...
This says it just fine.

Please pray for me because while I am at peace, it isn't easy.




by Phil Keaggy

Disappointment - His appointment,
Change one letter, then I see
That the thwarting of my purpose
Is God's better choice for me.

His appointment must be blessing
Though it may come in disguise
For the end from the beginning,
Open to His wisdom lies.

Disappointment - His appointment
Whose? The Lord's who loves best.
Understands and knows me fully,
Who my faith and love would test.

For like loving, earthy parent
He rejoices when He knows
That His child accepts unquestioned
All that from His wisdom flows.

Disappointment - His appointment
No good thing will He withhold
From denials oft we gather
Treasures from His love untold.

Well, He knows each broken purpose
Leads to fuller, deeper trust
And the end of all His dealings
Proves our God is wise and just.

Disappointment - His appointment
Lord I take it then as such,
Like the clay in hands of potter
Yielding wholly to Thy touch

All my life's plan is Thy molding
Not one single choice be mine
Let me answer unrepining,
Father not my will but Thine.


Althea N. Agape said...

Prayers headed up for you, and hugs headed your direction.

Cathy said...

praying... praying.... praying...

Songbird said...


Shari said...

Praying for you. Thank you for sharing the poem - I'm dealing with some heartbreaking disappointment of my own and slowly accepting that, as much as it is at odds with MY goals and desires, it's right on the money for God's will. Somehow.