Royston Allen


Underneath Are The Everlasting Arms


Father into your hands I place
the things I cannot do.
Father into your hands I give
what Irene's going through.
Father into your hands I place
the surgeons and nurses too.
For I know I always can trust you

Father into yours hands I place
my friends and family.
Father into your hands I place
everything that troubles me.
Father into your hands I place
the things I cannot see.
Because You care for Irene and me.

Submitted: Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Edited: Sunday, December 23, 2012

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Poet's Notes about The Poem

Deuteronomy 33: 27 The eternal God is your refuge,
and underneath are the everlasting arms.

(Written to help me through the times of anxiety
whilst Irene was in hospital and based on a well known chorus)

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