TENDERLY HE CALLS

Chorus

Tenderly He calls me

Lovingly He draws me

and I eagerly accept the invitation

to His Kingdom.

Though the world around me lingers

bids my soul slip through His fingers

still I stand upon His promise

to be there to see me though.

1. Since the Shepherd found me

put His loving arms around me

I am carried through the valleys

and the wilderness of days.

Fragrant pastures, quiet waters

or the wild and stormy mountains

all my ways are in His watching

and I rest within His care.

2. I praise Him for the mountains

and the valleys of my journey.

I praise Him for the rainbows

that He placed along the way.

I praise Him for the calling

and the questions that keep drawing me

into the light and wonder

of His everlasting day.

c.2011, Donna Swanson

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About dswan2

Poet, author, columnist, lyricist, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, wife of 50 years. Born and raised in America's Heartland
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12 Responses to TENDERLY HE CALLS

  1. Alcina says:

    Heavenly write up..
    Alcina

  2. uplifting and cheerful words.

    love it.

    🙂

  3. Ann LeFlore says:

    Such a strong ending into the light of wonder his everlasting days. Very well said and such a lovely poem thank you and happy rally week
    http://gatelesspassage.com/2011/09/08/the-crimson-witch/#comment-584

  4. tbnranch says:

    “I praise Him for the mountains
    and the valleys of my journey.” I like these lines, nicely done.

  5. Morning says:

    brilliant piece.

    bless you.

  6. anjum wasim dar says:

    The Supreme Love is Tender and Merciful-great lines theme and thoughts , well expressed and touching for the soul.

  7. shanyns says:

    Lovely and soul lifting!

  8. caridwen says:

    a heartfelt spiritual piece. Thank you for sharing!

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