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This Past Year of 2015...
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By James Pemberton
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The Past Year of 2015…



 



This past year, just “came and went…”



I think about the time that I’ve spent



 



It seems like yesterday



that I was a young man…



   “I had the world in the palm of my hand.”



 



There were goals, ambitions and dreams.



I wanted to enjoy life and do many things.



 



Looking back on 2015 and how quickly it’s gone by.



I gaze up into the beauty of the stars in the sky.



 



 I get older and think about



another “resolution.”



I find myself with another problem



and no “solution.”



 



I think about God...  Who made



 all of this a possibility!



He’s brought me love, hope



and tranquility!



 



I’m going to make a new commitment this January 1st.



No matter if things get better,



 or even worse.



 



I’m praying for my family to God above.



And ask him to bless our home with mercy and love.



 



I’m going to live for him the best way I know.



And seek his blessings wherever I may go!



 



I’m going to give to God a love



 and a commitment.



It’s only in him where I’ll find true fulfillment!



 



There’s an important fact, that I’ll remember…



God is with me from January thru December!



 



He’ll be there to guide



each step that is taken!



With him in my life…  I’m never forsaken!



 



By Jim Pemberton   (c) 2015



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Posted by Gary James Smith on 11/22/2019 at 6:10 AM

Nice poem James...

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Submitted: Thursday, December 31, 2015

Last Updated: Monday, January 4, 2016

About the Poet
I and my wife have 4 grown children and currently live in the Pacific Northwest. I've spent much of my life doing volunteer work in the food distribution for the needy among local churches. Many of the poems I've written are a reflection of times of adversity as a reminder of God's love and faithfulness. I've found many opportunities to share my poems with those who are hurting and discouraged. I'm thankful for the reports of many of the poems touching people's lives. I hope that the poems included on Wordchimes will touch and bless your life too!


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