A Voice For My Soul

POETRY: Create In Me by Anna Beth Fore

March 2, 2019

From: A Voice for My Soul Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Do not cast me from your presence or take your Holy Spirit from me. Restore to me the joy of your salvation and grant me a willing spirit to sustain me. (Psalm 51:10-12) Create in me a pure heart filled with love, joy, and peace. Calm these inner struggles and give my soul release. Renew my love and passion for my Savior and my King. Fill me with psalms and songs, an offering to you I bring. Cleanse me every day, Lord, and make me pure and holy. Comfort me with your Spirit as he lives inside of me. Transform me with your love, your mercy, and your grace. Strengthen me when I am weary so that I can finish the race. Welcome me with open arms [...]

POETRY: Your Grace by Anna Beth Fore

February 23, 2019

From: A Voice for My Soul Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from me. But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” (2 Corinthians 12:8-9) Because of your grace, Lord, I am free. I’m no longer blind, Lord; now I see. Because of your grace, Lord, I am forgiven. My sins are washed away, Lord; Christ has risen. Because of your grace, Lord, I am blessed. I’m no longer anxious, Lord; in you I find rest. Because of your grace, Lord, I am saved. I’m sanctified by your holiness, in which I am bathed. Because of your grace, Lord, I have less fear. I can feel your presence, Lord; You are always here. Because of your grace, Lord, I do believe that your gift of eternal life I [...]

POETRY: Today Is The Day by Anna Beth Fore

February 16, 2019

From: A Voice for My Soul Let the heavens rejoice, let the Earth be glad; let them say among the nations, “The Lord reigns!” Let the sea resound, and all that is in it; let the fields be jubilant, and everything in them! (1 Chronicles 16:31-32) This is the day that you have made, and you want me to rejoice and be glad. Regardless of my circumstances, Lord, Help me rejoice in you and not be sad. This is the day that you have made, and it may be that it is my last. Help me be present in every moment, to slow down and not move so fast. This is the day that you have made, and you have prepared it for me. Open my ears to hear your voice, and open my eyes so that I will see. This is the day that you have made, and you give me new [...]

POETRY: As I Come Into Your Presence by Anna Beth Fore

February 8, 2019

From: A Voice for My Soul You have made know to me the path of life; you will fill me with joy in  your presence, with eternal pleasures at your right hand. (Psalm 16:11) As I come into your presence, Lord, please reveal your will to me. Please open up my heart and mind so that we share a deep intimacy. As I come into your presence, Lord, uncover your secret mysteries. Show me your truths in new ways that bring joy, as when a blind man sees. As I come into your presence, Lord, fill my heart with thankfulness. Remind me of all your promises and the ways that my life you bless. As I come into your presence, Lord, please help me hear your voice. Fill my lips with words of praise as in your presence I rejoice. As I come into your presence, [...]

POETRY: Good Morning, Father by Anna Beth Fore

February 2, 2019

From: A Voice for My Soul The Lord remembers us and will bless us; He will bless the house of Israel, He will bless the house of Aaron, He will bless those who fear the Lord— small and great alike. (Psalm 115:12-13) Father, greet me this morning with your Heavenly kiss. Sprinkle your blessing on me with the morning mist. Father, smile lovingly at me as the sun begins to rise. Look after me and protect me with a father’s intimate eyes. Father, show me your wonders and surprise me every day. Reveal your might power in a creative, awesome way. Father, share your mysteries and fill my heart with delight. Give me fresh enlightenment and enhance my spiritual sight. Father, play ethereal songs for me as the celestial bodies romance; among the [...]

POETRY: I Bask In Your Glory, Lord by Anna Beth Fore

January 18, 2019

From: A Voice for My Soul Save us, O Lord our God, and gather us from the nations, that we may give thanks to your holy name and glory in  your praise. (Psalm 106:47) I bask in your glory, Lord, as I behold your majesty. I’m in awe of your creation and the wondrous world I see. I bask in your glory, Lord, and feel your presence everywhere. I search for you in the heavens, and I know that you are there. I bask in your glory, Lord, as I hear the mighty oceans roar. I’m inspired by your creatures when I watch the eagles soar. I bask in your glory, Lord, when I feel the sun’s light. I’m amazed at your power when I see the stars at night! I bask in your glory, Lord, when I hear the songbirds sing. I’m delighted every moment with the [...]

POETRY: A Voice For My Soul by Anna Beth Fore

January 11, 2019

From: A Voice for My Soul O God, you are my God, earnestly I seek you; my soul thirsts for you, my body longs for you, in a dry and weary land where there is no water. (Psalm 63:1) My soul longs to speak to you, Lord, and to share my thoughts with you. My heart desires to know you, Lord, and your Spirit my being imbue. Holy Father, bless me with your words to express my soul with a voice. Give me words of praise and adoration, and in my heart, let me sing and rejoice. May my soul cry out to you, O Lord, when I experience pain and suffering. May your Holy Spirit speak for me when my own words I cannot bring. Give me words of wisdom, dear Lord, words of discernment and spiritual insight, words of empathy and understanding, so that they [...]