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Got to Get It All Together
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By Geneva Poynter
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As I grow old, I am still me

But more aware of the ebbing of life

‘Though thinking it applies to thee,

This “best of life for which the first was made.”


“To make success you must start young.”

My old age is just like everything else.

“These few short days” – that song we’ve sung.

Life is too short to take it for granted.


Is God pleased when He tests my heart?

Humbleness is God-appreciation.

Christ my Hope – the top of my chart,

Moving steadily from despair to trust.


As I puzzle in my life’s way,

Those things too wonderful for me to know

Until I reach Heaven some day,

I enclose in God’s sovereign providence.


I’m seeking peace in God’s present.

He is my Hope, Faith and Integrity.

‘Though my path may not be pleasant,

He’s given His promise and He’ll do it!


God never forgets any believer as we

Move ever closer to the edge of Eternity!


Psalm 131, Romans 12:12,

Deuteronomy 29:29

Psalm 130:7 & 8










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Submitted: Thursday, August 19, 2010

Last Updated: Thursday, August 19, 2010

About the Poet
I asked Jesus to be my Savior when I was 11 - that was almost 70 years ago as of June 2015. My husband and I had been married for 54 years as of March 2010 before he went Home to Heaven, and we have one son & daughter in law and 3 grandchildren.

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