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Contentment
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By Gary James Smith
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Contentment

I have arrived...I've achieved
Can never bring content
It's only when we trust in God
Is that favour lent

For the abiding soul
That in the Saviour rests
Has the Father's presence
In times of deep distress

Monetary blessings doesn't Change our point of view
Our contentment is still in God
For He can take them too

Our minds will be
In perfect peace
If they're stayed on Him
Want to know contentment?
Then put your faith in Him

Copyright March 29 2016 9:27AM


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Submitted: Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 30, 2016

About the Poet
I came to know the Lord as my personal Saviour in January of 1972. I was married on Oct 21,1966 to my wife Linda who also loves the Lord. We have ten children and now twenty-four grand children. In Aug 2012 we got the announcement of the birth of our first GREAT grand child (a baby girl). I was thrilled to find others of like precious faith and belief in Jesus Christ. Hallelujah! What a Savior! I am presently living in Champion, Alberta, Canada but we are originally from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada. That is where the poem Canadian Tribute to America was birthed. One Sunday as I walked across the city on my way to church I came to the top of a hill and looked across at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. After watching the events of the Sept 11 tragedy it was weighing on my heart and mind and the Lord gave me these words. We came to Calgary and when my oldest daughter saw this poem she said, �Dad, what�s this?� and I said a poem and she replied �Dad, that�s not a poem , that�s a song� and she then went to the piano and began to sing and play it. The result of which turned into a song entitled, A Canadian Tribute to America which she recorded on CD. garyjamessmith2005@yahoo.ca


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