Touching His Garment

by Shirley Denton
(Dayton, Ohio)

At the wake of day I began to pray

many burdens I had to share

my eyes filled with tears as I called out to Him

fears consumed my mind

no peace could I find

Lord I know you are here

you never forsake me

when I'm in need

Oh merciful father if I could just touch your garment

rivers of healing waters would rush over my wounded body

Stay near me Lord for I'm weak and you are strong

I shall praise you in my sickness till night consumes the day

holding onto faith with every breath I pray

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Jul 16, 2012
by: Sarah

this poem is amazing! God has really given you a special gift. thanks for letting the world see it

May 24, 2012
Absolutely beautiful
by: Shyno Anirudhan

Hello Shirley Denton!

The poem is just beautiful.
I have tears in my eye.
Just like a prayer which I uttered yesterday when I felt a pain in my body.

Please keep writing.You have no idea how it is going to encourage people like me.

God bless you richly.

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