Friday, June 29, 2007

Set in place






Is your place a small place?
Tend it with care --
He set you there.

Is your place a large place?
Guard it with care --
He set you there.

Whate'er your place,
It is not yours alone --
But His who set you there.




-John Oxenham




11 comments:

Rachel Marie said...

Wow. Wow. Wow.

That simple poem is so profound!
THANK YOU, Bethany, for sharing it...!

Gem said...

Second the motion (I LOVE this expression!)

Rachel Marie said...

Ok, I know this is gonna sound really silly, but Gem, I always thought I was the only one who loved that expression...! :D
That's great!!!:D
Wow... you've just made my day! :D

(sorry, ya'll- I just had to say it! :D)

;)

Blessings!

Ruth Ann Logan said...

Bethany, I read your blog all the time and am really encouraged by it. Thanks for posting this today, I needed that. :) In Christ, Ruth Ann - Jacksonville, FL

~Bryant said...

I like this poem, too! (I put it on my blog a few months ago). ;-)

Goldfish said...

I absolutely love this poem! And Bethany, I love your new about me and new photo! You're so pretty!

BrittLeigh said...

wow, that's so encouraging! Thanks so much for sharing!!

BrittLeigh said...

and oh yes, your beautiful picture and updated profile is really nice!

Love and miss you, dear!!! See you soon, Lord willing ;)

~Dustynne Noelle said...

That was really encouraging to me today, Bethany. Thanks for posting that...great poem! And I'm with Rachel Marie, that simple poem is so profound!! Just what I needed to hear too! :)

Mandy Grace said...

That's a great poem! I love the photo you posted to go with it. :-)

someone said...

This post really convicted my heart, and was definitely what I needed to hear just at this time. Thank you, dear sis for being sensitive to His Spirit. I love you!