Janet Mary Zylstra

Rookie - 316 Points (1963 / London, England)

Falling Asleep

Poem by Janet Mary Zylstra

Falling asleep on God's shoulder,
Wrapped in a blanket of prayer,
Kept by His love from all danger,
I find my solace there.

Watching all night until morning,
Jesus is holding me tight,
His love is a stronghold unmoving,
His mercy and patience my Light.

For here I'm surrounded by mercy,
Here is no worry nor fear,
Here I can sleep on God's shoulder
And know that His love's always near.

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, November 9, 2004