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Strings (by Len Winneroski)

The strings of your guitar were once filled with life and hope. Now they are still. With these strings you escaped to better places to quiet your soul. Now you have peace. The chords that you played were prayers that bent the ear of God. Now you see His face. Your guitar was an attentive … Continue reading

Happily Home (by Debrah S. Bernier)

When I’ve gone Don’t cry for me. I’m happily home, Though you can’t see. I’ve reunited with Mama, Once again, she’s in my arms. How I’ve longed to see her face, And her many charms. For now, we’ll have to be apart, Until your days are done, And it’s time to bring you home- Into … Continue reading

A New Day (by Debrah S. Bernier)

Just as the sunshine Sends it’s rays through the trees, So Your light shines Through us, on our knees. Your love glows brightly On each believer’s face, While the rain of Your mercy Floods our souls with Your grace. For each and every new day Brings a promise of it’s own, For in this journey … Continue reading

I Feel…(by Debrah S. Bernier)

Lord, I hear Your gentle voice In the softly falling rain. I feel Your mighty presence And my troubles are down the drain. I feel Your tender eyes Watching all that I do. And turn to You very often When I haven’t got a clue. I feel Your everlasting love That surrounds me-true, So I … Continue reading

I Remember You (by Debrah S. Bernier)

When times are hard And things gone astray, That’s when I remember You Along with things You would say. You’d tell me that You love me dearly, And in Your time You’ll help me see clearly. You’d pick me up In Your loving hands, And carry me through Without any demands!

Feel So Small (by Debrah S. Bernier)

Lord, sometimes I Feel so very small, So insignificant In the theme of it all. I wonder why You created me, And what You want My life to be. Then I realize You love me immensely, And You want me to Be Yours intensely!

You…(by Debrah S. Bernier)

Lord, You fulfill All of my dreams. You send me light In marvelous beams.You daily hold me Safe in Your arms, Keeping me always From the devil’s harms.You are the One Who forgives me my sin, And changes my life, Beginning within! Dear Friends, Debrah has just published her first book of poetry entitled, “Hand … Continue reading

Lord God Almighty (by Debrah S. Bernier)

You are Lord God Almighty And Your banner we raise, We celebrate Your goodness On each of all our days. You are ever faithful God Of Your faithfulness we sing. We lift Your name with song, You’re faithful in everything. You are our loving God You loved us while sinners still. This love is unconditional … Continue reading

Lord God Almighty (by Debrah S. Bernier)

You are Lord God Almighty And Your banner we raise, We celebrate Your goodness On each of all our days. You are ever faithful God Of Your faithfulness we sing. We lift Your name with song, You’re faithful in everything. You are our loving God You loved us while sinners still. This love is unconditional … Continue reading

Life Brand New (by Debrah S. Bernier)

Lord, You have given me A life brand new. I received it when I Put my trust in You. My new life is wonderful It gives me peace, That I didn’t know Would never, ever cease. So Lord, I thank You For changing my life, Giving me joy and compassion Instead of burdens and strife!

All (by Debrah S. Bernier)

All of my hope is in You, Lord, Without You I have none. For You are God in heaven, The Holy Spirit and the Son. All of my love is due You, Lord For You alone are love. You wrap it gently ’round us Poured out from heaven above. All of my peace is in … Continue reading

Changed (by Debrah S. Bernier)

Lord, how I love To hear Your name. Since I’ve accepted You I have never been the same. For You changed my heart- Turned it from stone to flesh, Took away my old attitudes And made them new and fresh. You made me something precious Out of nothing very good, And helped me to become … Continue reading

God Made (by Debrah S. Bernier)

God made the beauty of the oceans, And the fragrance of the sea. When He made them He spoke That is how they came to be. He made the lovely flowers bloom, And made the birds to fly. He made the baby chick yellow And made children to ask “Why?”. God knew what He was … Continue reading

Helping Hand (by Debrah S. Bernier)

The Lord won’t give you More than you can stand. Just call upon His name, He offers you a helping hand. He will bring you Through the mighty flood. He paid our way out With His oh, so precious, blood. So when you feel overwhelmed, Thinking you can’t go on- Just trust in Him- Your … Continue reading

He Is There (by Debrah S. Bernier)

When the day is lonely And, oh, so very long I’ll gladly praise Your name And join the angels in their song. Your praise shall be In the depths of my heart, And, therefore spill forth Then, from my mouth, depart. Yes, when the day’s lonely Always remember He’s there, To love and to guide … Continue reading

Your Spirit Is…(by Debrah S. Bernier)

Your Spirit’s alive within me Due to Your glorious grace, And also because of Your mercy Which shines on my humble face. Your Spirit’s working within me For I have changed due to You, I pray that the changes continue ‘Til, with Your plans, I am through. Your Spirit is comforting me And helping me … Continue reading

Inspiration (by Debrah S. Bernier)

I know You’ve covered Me and my sins. I know against the devil You’re the One who wins. You are the only wise King Who knows right from wrong, And You’re the inspiration For many a poem and song. You are my inspiration To do the things I do. The good things, the kind things … Continue reading

As I Walk (by Debrah S. Bernier)

As I walk slowly Along Your path, There are times of pain And joy that makes me laugh. There are times of love And times of sorrow, It’s then You give me strength To get me to tomorrow. But walking Your way, The way that You lead, Is much better still When Your words I … Continue reading

I Will… (by Debrah S. Bernier)

I will walk with You, Lord, I will go where You go. I will follow where You lead, I will go with Your flow. I will listen when You speak, I will do what You say. I will ask when I need to, I will pray when You pray. I will praise You forever, I … Continue reading

Stay Beside Me (by Debrah S. Bernier)

Stay beside me, Lord In all that I do. Reach out to hold me, Whenever I am blue. Hold me up please When I just might fall. Answer my plea When, on You, I call. Keep me on the right path, For all of my days. Help me be strong As I follow Your ways!

Missing You (by Debrah S. Bernier)

There is still an empty place Inside my heart for you, To fill it with anything else Just wouldn’t ever do. For each day that I live Without you by my side, Is another day of grieving- My feelings, though I hide. But there will come a day When I shall weep no more. That’s … Continue reading

The Choice (by Debrah S. Bernier)

In a winter’s wonderful wind, I hear Your gentle voice, Telling me the right way, To follow is my choice. In every single sunlit sky, I see Your glory shine. It’s beams, they fall upon me And still the choice is mine. In every beautiful day I feel Your strong embrace. And, yet, the choice … Continue reading

You Are My Friend (by Debrah S. Bernier)

You are my Friend, I’ll be there for You Whether times are good And when times are tough, too. You are my Friend I’ll be faithful to You. I won’t walk away No matter what You do. You are my Friend I’ll always love You, And let Your precious love At all times, shine through!

Love (by Debrah S. Bernier)

Love is patient, Love is kind. It’s a state of the heart And a matter of the mind. It’s a blessing to others And a blessing to you It’s a sharing condition Between you and me, too. Love- when you have it Is a wonderful thing. Sharing it always Makes your heart sing!

Not My Home (by Debrah S. Bernier)

This big old world Is not my home It’s just where I live While my body does roam. It’s not where My treasure rests While I’m going about Conquering my quests. Nor is it where I’ll spend all my days, I’ll just stay a few While following His ways. Then when I die Safely home … Continue reading

Let Christ Be…(by Debrah S. Bernier)

Let Christ be the Head Never, ever the tail. Let Him give you strength So you don’t feel frail. Let Him be the Boss- The One in control, Walk along His way Make His desire your goal. Let Him be your Master, Taking care of you, Supplying your every need- That’s what He does do!

We Are Your People (by Debrah S. Bernier)

We are Your people You are our God. We are to share You And give you our laud. We are Your people Who share of Your grace And encourage others To put a smile on their face. We are Your people And always will be, Since You hung and died On that old rugged tree!

Growing In Christ (by Debrah S. Bernier)

One dark, empty night When I was all alone, I closed me eyes and saw You And thought, “My, but You have grown.” You’re bigger now Than You were then, When I accepted You And turned away from sin. May You grow larger In my sight, And stay beside me In the dark, empty night!