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  • Writer's pictureJoni

I Surrender

I Surrender

I put up the white flag


it is the only way

If I want & If you want

Real Peace~

"the peace which surpasses all understanding," Philippians 4:7

Real Contentment~

"whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want” (Philippians 4:12).

Real Life~

"It pays to take life seriously; things work out when you trust in God." Proverbs 16:20

I Surrendered


in the past

I Surrendered

to what felt right

to what looked right

through the eyes of the world

because everyone else was doing it

and I ended up at a dead end

even though

I was told

The Truth

& people where praying for me.


I just laughed


I just couldn't see


I just didn't know

that there was so much more


What I could see


What I could feel

because everyone else was doing it...


I hit the bottom


my way wasn't working




wouldn't let me stay where I was


He so loves


and you

and your neighbor

and every single person on the face of the earth


He created every single person on the face of the earth~

All because

He does not want

Anyone to perish~

"And what do you benefit if you gain the whole world but lose your own soul? Is anything worth more than your soul? " Mark 8:36-37


He cries out

to the broken

to the lost

to the hurting

to the angry

to the bitter

to the abused

to the confused~

"Come To Me"~

so simple


all it takes

is one little step

to jump into

His arms

like a little child

and bring your mess


"Jesus said, “I am the Bread of Life. The person who aligns with Me hungers no more and thirsts no more, ever. I have told you this explicitly because even though you have seen Me in action, you don’t really believe Me. Every person the Father gives Me eventually comes running to Me. And once that person is with Me, I hold on and don’t let go. I came down from heaven not to follow My own whim but to accomplish the will of the One who sent Me." John 6:35-38

I Surrender

I Raise the White Flag




it is not coming down


I can't go back

to doing things my way


that can never be

Real Peace.

Real Contentment.

Real Life.

Let's Raise our Flags!

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