Treasure Island

Joseph James Breunig 3rd

(Bangor, Maine (USA))

Poem: Power of Contentment


The power of contentment is a strong force,
composed of the sense of inward sufficiency;
for we’ve been promised the strength to succeed
when we open spiritual eyes and dare to see…

His divine plan of grace and abundance for us.
Christ, the Alpha and Omega, beginning and end,
demonstrated His Love with actions at Calvary,
giving us the privilege to be called His friend.

We should not be worried about personal needs,
for we’ve been equipped to address all of them;
study The Word, apply His principles to your life
and you’ll enjoy Life, without feeling condemned.

For contentment has nothing to do with your wants;
it’s being satisfied on the way to where you’re going.
Boldly ask God for wisdom; trust Him and His timing;
continue to be blessed by the seeds you are sowing.

Don’t be affected by Life-stealing, negative emotions;
find your identity of being one of His girls and boys;
real contentment is the underlying power to be happy-
learn to lean on Biblical promises and the Lord’s joy!

Submitted: Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Edited: Wednesday, January 29, 2014

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Author Notes:


Loosely based on:
Rom 11: 36; 1 Tim 6: 6; Eph 3: 20; Jam 4: 2; Phil 4: 11-13; John 3: 16-17


Learn more about me and my poetry at:
http: //www.amazon.com/Reaching-Towards-His-Unbounded-Glory/dp/1419650513/ref=sr_1_1? s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1388058560&sr=1-1&keywords=reaching+towards+his+unbounded+glory

By Joseph J. Breunig 3rd, © 2014, All rights reserved.

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