Poetry

Poems by Tom Valles IV

Web www.christianactivities.com //–> In the Struggle When the Tempter paints a picture That looks too good for words, Speak a Word of scripture; Let truth from you be heard. Jesus said, “it is written” And I take Him at his Word. When the Tempter offers water That tastes too sweet to pass, Pray there to your Father: “Give me wisdom Lord, I ask” Jesus said: “I am the way” And He is faithful to the task. When the Tempter vies…

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Poems by Tom Valles, I

Diamonds On My Skin There was agony and darkness, a war was being fought! Battles at the forefront, while strategies were sought. Attacks and accusations, the mind at center stage Where every thought and vision seemed to toil and rage. At the height of my contrition, on my knees and torn within, A sudden light of hope appeared, and rested on my skin. From high above a light was cast, to comfort and to teach. Revealed in fallen tears, I…

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Where God Is

He was just a little boy, on a week’s first day. He was wandering home from Sunday School, and dawdling on the way. He scuffed his shoes into the grass; he found a caterpillar. He found a fluffy milkweed pod, and blew out all the “filler.” A bird’s nest in a tree overhead, so wisely placed on high. Was just another wonder that caught his eager eye. A neighbor watched his zig zag course, and hailed him from the lawn;…

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The Shephard and The Little Lamb

The Shepherd loved His little lamb, And gave it His tender care And followed it with His loving eyes As it wandered here and there. And as He sat by His grazing flock Who so meekly His voice obeyed, He pondered sadly His little lamb As again it strayed. The little lamb had a loving heart, And adored His Shepherd, true, But would turn aside and seek his own way As lambs so often do. With His gentle voice the…

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