WordChimes poetry chimes
Chime Of The Day
Poetry Chimes
Newest Poems
Featured Poet
Poet Chimers
Child Chimes
Blog
Chime Links
ENC--Class of '55
WordChimes Founder Quentin Clingerman
Contact Us
 
 
 

In His Arms: Between Two Worlds
Viewed Last 24 Hours: 0 time

By Michelle Angelini
Other Poems by Michelle Angelini



In His Arms: Between Two Worlds



 



“[Abram] moved from there to the mountain east of Bethel, and he pitched his tent with Bethel on the west and Ai on the east, there he built an alter to the Lord and called on the name of the Lord.”  Genesis 12:8.  



 



(Bethel is the symbol of fellowship with God; Ai is the symbol of the world.)



 



I get lost; 



then I need help finding my way.



The Lord knows where I am, 



even if I don’t,



so I allow Him to guide me.



 



My path veers between Him and the world



where the world appears so exciting; 



I move away from Him. 



During the day, in worldly situations, 



my soul wants to give in 



to temptations and 



feels tempestuous.



 



I can feel their pull and I want to head



toward them, feeling bored, 



needing excitement. 



I move away from Him. 



I hear His voice and feel



His Hands guiding me back to His path.



 



I’m safe.



The Lord holds me



in His arms, rocking me gently



like a child; 



letting me know 



how much He loves me.



I wonder if I can love Him



back as much as He loves me.



Timely Comments on this Poem

No comments currently exist for this poem.

Submit Your Comment

(will be kept private)
Comment:



Please enter the code above into the box below:


Submitted: Sunday, January 15, 2017

Last Updated: Sunday, January 15, 2017

About the Poet
Michelle Angelini, aka Chelle, has been writing poetry for over 40 years. She has been published in many Southern California chapbooks and calendars. I am retired and dealing with my health issues. My Saviour, Jesus is always with me. God holds me within His wings. I am working slowly on a second book poetry and possibly my photography. And, I'm over 65 now and still loving it, even though my social life is not what it once was because of the painful fibromyalgia. It's quite frustrating, but I know Jesus still has "work" for me to do to show how much He blesses me.


Other Poems by Michelle Angelini

Currently Playing:


[Add Your Poem]

[Chime Of The Day] [Poetry Chimes] [New Chimes] [Poet Chimers] [Blog] [Chime Links] [ENC--Class of '55] [Home]