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3 Poems From my Journal

                                                                      Enough                                                       © 2004 Debbie Turner Chavers All three poems were written by me, May 19, 2014.  At that time was I was thinking about weight, perception of body image and its impact on our emotional and spiritual life. A Weighty Matter I eat I am hungry Hungry for answers With questions unasked With issues to large to fill a plate So I eat Trying to fill the emptiness of areas broken With food That will not fill or heal And so I pause Hand mid-air Reaching upward Instead of inward Waiting to be filled. © 2014 Debbie Turner Chavers The Struggle-The Decision I am fat. I am skinny. I am dissatisfied. I am pretty. I am not. I love you. I do not. I died for you. I will not. Be held by my unbelief. I am His. © 2014 Debbie Turner Chavers Room Is there room for me? Will you push aside Your judgement? Your pain? Your prid

Matthew 4:1-11, Doubt versus Fact

                                                                Art Parable-Isaiah 42:7                                                               ©   2013  Debbie Turner Chavers Matthew 4:1-11, "If Thou Be" and " It Is Written " Sometimes in life we are led up and sometimes there is a set up.  As children of God it is necessary to learn the difference. In Matthew 4, Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness and after his long stay and fasting in the wilderness of 40 days and 40 nights, Jesus was hungry. The denial of earthly pleasure aka fasting can bring to surface "the tempter" or temptation.  The ability to overcome is always "The Word," your confession and the authority given by Christ unto his own. Luke 10:17-20   And the seventy returned again with joy, saying, Lord, even the devils are subject unto us through thy name. And he said unto them, I beheld Satan as lightning fall from heaven. Behold, I give unto