Spiritual Sundays - I Will Wait For You

"Cancer is a word, not a sentence." ~ John Diamond

"The most important thing in illness is never to lose heart." ~ Nikolai Lenin

"Feed your faith and your fears will starve to death." ~ Unknown

"I don't think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains." ~ Anne Frank

"Hope never abandons you, you abandon it." ~ George Weinberg

"Every evening I turn my worries to God. He's going to be up all night long anyway." ~ Mary C. Crowley


I had composed this song on April 7, 2005, in memory of my sister-in-law's father who died from cancer. A year later, my own father was diagnosed with colon cancer and lived until December 2007. That was a difficult journey to walk on, but it was the Lord Who comforted my father, my siblings and myself. These 2 verses came to mind as I composed this song:

Philippians 4:19 ~ "You will meet all our needs according to Your glorious riches in Christ Jesus."

Isaiah 40:31~ "But those who wait on the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint..."

I Will Wait For You

I feel my strength is gone day to day
My heart is broken and the pain never goes away
What I'm going through, others will not see
Deep inside, I know that I'll find my strength......in You

Chorus:

My hope is in You 'cause You're the One
You stay beside me when I'm all alone
You always mend this broken heart
Lord, I'll wait for You 'til You hold my hands

I'm not afraid whatever comes my way
In my heart, Your Spirit's here to stay
I will close my eyes now so I can pray
May Your will be done as I wait for You....everyday

[repeat Chorus...]

rcubes 4/07/05

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28 comments:

  1. This is a beautiful post with the very encouraging song that you wrote! Thank you for sharing and thank you for visiting my blog!

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  2. Beautiful poem/song. It captures some of the sadness but also the hope of this disease. I'm sorry you have had this in your family; we've had it in ours, too. Reminder that even with the best of medical care, we need the attention of the Great Physician.

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  3. What an encouraging inspiring post. Thank you for sharing the song with us and the wonderful scriptures.
    Blessings,
    Charlotte

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  4. Thank you for these encouraging lyrics which minister so beautifully. You are so talented!

    Love you!
    Mary

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  5. Such a precious post, beautiful lyrics sis. I love you.

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  6. What a beautiful song and message. You are such a blessing!

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  7. I so enjoyed reading this post, The words to your song so moved me! The scriptures you have shared are some of my favorite. I also enjoyed listening to your playlist,such great songs!Thank you for sharing.
    Blessings,
    Sue

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  8. The words to this song are so beautiful and comforting. You are so talented, thank-you for sharing this poem/song with Spiritual Sunday.
    God Bless,
    Ginger

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  9. You are so rock solid. Do you know how much whatever you have gone through has become a blessing to others? It has. It really has. Stay strong. Sarah

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  10. That is a pretty song. I lost my mother to lung cancer, and she was very brave. I wish I had known the Lord then like I do now. Blessings, sweet friend ~

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  11. What a beautiful song...Your faith is an inspiration!
    HAve a great week and keep smiling...

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  12. Wow, what a beautiful song you wrote. You are an inspiration.

    Rich blessings!

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  13. This song is WONDERFUL...It really blessed me. In the last few years we lost my young daughter-in-law (26) to ovarian cancer, my grandmother to breast cancer, and my aunt to lung cancer. This terrible disease has touched soo many families. How wonderful is it that our hope is not in this world but in what lies ahead? And that we will see all of these loved ones again? I LOVE knowing they are there waiting for me.. Praise God...thanks for sharing this. You are really quite talented. Blessings to you, Debbie

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  14. Rosel,

    This touched me deeply and spoke even deeper! Again and again your post is right on time! I am so thankful that you share your heart and gift with us and the Lord leads you in every single post!!

    I love you Rosel....so very much

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  15. Rosel, Your poem reaches beyond understanding to touch a mystery none of us will fully understand--one thing we have is the faith God is with us and we will wait in the silent pain until we know he has touched us.

    I too, like the way pearls look fresh and clean. Thanks for your comments. robin

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  16. Beautiful words! I love your song. Thanks for sharing this.

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  17. What wonderful quotes. Thanks for sharing all of them and your song.
    Susan

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  18. I have a friend who died from colon cancer, and my sister is recovering from it. What a burden you've carried. I hope that you have a happy Sunday.

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  19. What a beautiful post! My best friend died of breat cancer so I know first hand how hard it is to lose a loved one. Thank you for sharing and have a wonderful Sunday.

    Blessings,
    Sandi

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  20. Your post today is encouraging, inspiring, beautiful...I pray that those suffering with disease will find you today, to be lifted up. Love your beautiful song..it says it all.

    God bless,
    Mary

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  21. Hi Sis,
    Wow it is a very very beautiful song and so encouraging and comforting. I also loved the quotes as well, thank you for your blog of such inspiration and hope and most of all, one that reflects the sweet and precious love of God.

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  22. Beautiful! He is the only one to turn to in any situation, especially facing an illness or losing a loved one. Thank you for sharing!

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  23. Wonderful song.Thank you for sharing.
    The Lord will let me soar like eagles now as I read the message today. Amen.

    "Regina's Spiritual Sunday Post"

    A blessed week ahead.

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  24. Oh Rosel, this is so touching. You write music beautifully from your heart.

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