Treasure Island

Joseph James Breunig 3rd

(Bangor, Maine (USA))

Poem: Not Concerned


O my Lord, I am not concerned,
with things that do not involve me.
Let all forms of pride or haughtiness,
be set aside and permanently forgotten.
Let me bask under Your righteousness.

O my Lord, I am not concerned,
with silly, worldly desires of vanity,
which are solely designed to distract me.
As one of Your children, let me be content
with my Kingdom purpose and Your decrees.

O my Lord, I am not concerned,
with the weariness of this human flesh,
since I have chosen to place my hope in You.
Thank You, for My strength and satisfaction.
So now, I wait patiently for my breakthrough.

O my Lord, I am not concerned,
with retribution for wrongs against me,
but allow me to always carry forgiveness.
Let Your joy be evident in my frail life,
spreading seeds of goodness and kindness.




Author Notes:

Loosely based on:
Psa 131; Eccl 2: 11; Phil 4: 11-12; Isa 5: 16,54: 17;
Neh 8: 10; Matt 6: 14-15; Eph 1: 7; 2 Cor 5: 21

Learn more about me and my poetry at:
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By Joseph J. Breunig 3rd, © 2014, All rights reserved.

Submitted: Thursday, January 23, 2014
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