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DESIGN DESIRE, DIRECTION, DELIGHT

by Paul Bishop — May 6, 1995

His Design is my Desire
His Direction, my Delight
In His hand I leave my whole self
To be guided to His light
My map unfolds, more day by day
Sometimes unclear, but God knows the way (more…)

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Ripples

RIPPLES

by Paul Bishop — August 12, 1994

The water ripples on the shore
Flowing, ever flowing
Ocean, ocean, tell me please
Whither art thou going?
“Flowing to a distant land
Guided by the Master’s hand” (more…)

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The Seventh Friend

THE SEVENTH FRIEND

by Paul Bishop — June 24, 1994

In the hearts of two men, a heavy burden lay
Sleep was less, frustration more, with each passing day
“Where is the fulfillment we seek? Where is the passion of old?
We don’t want to be left to freeze in a spiritual cold.”  (more…)

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In His Care

IN HIS CARE

by Paul Bishop — June 4, 1994

Sunday after Sunday, I sit in my pew
And look, O Lord, that I might see You
But finding You is not the easiest part
When you see what’s happening inside my heart (more…)

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CALM DOWN, WILL YA?  (MIRACLE HUMOURESQUE)

by Paul Bishop — May 3, 1994

Out in a boat on a gentle sea
The Master asleep in the stern
We thought we’d do a little fishing for fun
Then the weather started to turn…

First came the cold wind, driving the rain
Hammering the sea like a drummer insane
And waves started rolling and tossing the boat
We really wondered if we’d stay afloat (more…)

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Soulsoother

SOULSOOTHER

by Paul Bishop — January 31, 1994

I chose today to be alone
Stayed inside, unplugged the phone
In rest and thought I spent my day
Putting all my sundry work away (more…)

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Eye Of The Storm

EYE OF THE STORM

by Paul Bishop — January 1, 1994

I hoist my sail into the wind
And ride the gentle breeze
Along the rocky barachoix
Around the shoals and keys

The sun is rising in the east
Red tints the morning
The quiet messenger of ill…
Heed the sailor’s warning? (more…)

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