Treasure Island

Jonathan Platt


From There To Here


From there to here, we have traveled unknowing,
Down from our Father's home.
Back to there, we pray we are going,
Hoping faith will carry us on.
But here, for a while, we must linger,
Shaping our hearts, our minds, and our souls.
Then when God need us to be ready,
He will relinquish this earthly hold.

Submitted: Thursday, December 27, 2012
Edited: Friday, December 28, 2012

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