Healing Brokenness

From Psalm 103:1-5:  “Bless the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless His holy name.  Bless the Lord, O my soul, and do not forget all His benefits—who forgives all your iniquity, who heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the Pit, who crowns you with steadfast love and mercy, who satisfies you with good as long as you live so that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s.”

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Scattered by earth’s hopeless winds

Relationships, bodies, hearts

Life filling with brokenness

Divine healing, God imparts

 

Father, Son, Holy Spirit

Healing comes from purest source

Balm of hope offers treatment

Mind, body, and soul endorse

 

Amazing grace saves sinners

Hope now strengthens and rebounds

Mercy and love rebuild faith

Forgiveness heals and surrounds

 

Healing balm making us whole

Caring for lifetime of scars

Miracle restores fullness

God’s Glory shining from stars

 

Finding places and people

Savior Jesus leads our way

Bearing our burdens as well

Healing brokenness this day

 

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A traditional African-American spritual, “There Is a Balm in Gilead,” serves as an inspiring complement to this poem.  You are invited to take a moment to listen.

8 thoughts on “Healing Brokenness

  1. This brought tears to my eyes. I needed this precious encouragement today. The choir…”If I can’t preach like Paul or pray like Peter….just tell the love of Jesus and he died for all!”🎶🎶🙏🏻 it soothes my soul. Thank you for this, Richard. God bless you and your witness. 🙏🏻💛

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