Joseph James Breunig 3rd

(Bangor, Maine (USA))

True Contentment


Know God and know peace,
leaning not on your own understanding.
Earthly troubles will never cease -
Use faith to quell the inner longing.

Regardless of your circumstance,
you are empowered to be an overcomer.
Rejoice in the midst of difficulties;
in His Presence, find holy favor.

He has promised to supply our needs!
Things can not fill the hole of one’s heart.
Cleanse your mind with His Word;
desire Truth that only Jehovah can impart.

Forget fancy words, clichés and obsession
with the rhetoric of sentiment;
wholeheartedly seek the face of the Lord.
Find for yourself, true contentment.


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Author Notes:

Loosely based on:
1 Timothy 6: 6; Philippians 4: 11; Hebrews 13: 5

Learn more about me and my poetry at:
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Submitted: Friday, September 03, 2010


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