God's Wisdom on Fire

This is Estela Canama’s website. She is a freelance poet, writer and blogger from the Philippines. Her work has appeared in websites including Poetry soup and Family Friend Poems. . .

Grandparent’s Love

    Grandparent’s Love   God has gifted each one of us, A kind-hearted grandparents They loved us unconditionally They cares for us, unselfishly!   Those wrinkled hands keeping us safe, Giving us a warm embrace during the strife They’re patient with our mistakes And make us strong when in distress   Grandparents are angels in disguise, Who teaches us to be faithful and wise Loving them is our greatest reward, Be always thankful to our Father God.   Having our loving Grandparents around Will surely makes the world go round Keep their timely advice in your heart, And in your life it will never depart.

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Happiness vs. Joy

HAPPINESS vs. JOY Happiness and joy are two different things. Happiness is based on feelings and joy is purely based on  emotion.  Happiness is more concern on what is happening around us. Maybe someone is happy because of his promotions, rewards and other worldly recognitions. It is more on external affairs. However, joy is purely emotional condition that would last longer.  We can be joyful while under painful situations, knowing that God is in control. “When anxiety is great within me, your consolation brought me joy”(Psalm 94:19). It based on deep, spiritual aspects. Joy is the result of trusting God despite of the tests. It comes from the heart of every human being who trusted God in whatever circumstances that life has to offer. It is the product of our strong devotions to God. And we can still rejoice even in stormy days. “Consider it pure joy my brothers and

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Nature’s Hidden Gems

Nature’s Hidden Gems   God has provided us everything we need All we have to do is to recognize and heed…   The birds singing praises to the King! A wonderful hymns early in the morning,   Behold the beauty of sunset slowly hiding, And the hopeful morning sun rising!   The crystal clear waterfalls drifting The lush greens in the forest spreading   The lovely flowers smiling at you, Giving much comfort as it aglow!   The green grass in the meadows The huge mountains and river flows   The little insects  slowly crawling The fish and other sea creatures thriving   The farm and other wild animals Depending their territories from strangers   The rain that provides water to plants, And for animals and human survivals.   Many more to enjoy the gems of nature It took away life’s anxiety and despair   Just rejoice and spread gladness,

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A Prayer for Workers of God’s Vineyard

A Prayer for Workers of God’s Vineyard   Father God, we praise and glorify your Holy Name thank you for calling me as one of the workers of your vineyard.  I know that doing this mission is no easy task. Help me to remain faithful despite of trials along my journey towards righteousness.  Though, I am not worthy to be part of your mission fields, but through your grace my unworthiness just faded away. Please give me enough wisdom and strength, O God and help me remain faithful when the wiles of the devil hampered my way towards your divine will. I know goodness is bound to win in the end. I believe that your mercy is enough to unravel the crossroads toward my life as worker for your vineyard. Please guide me by your amazing grace towards a life of holiness and earnest service for your Kingdom of love.

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20 Fantastic Writing Prompts

20 Fantastic Writing Prompts   Life nowadays is so much challenging. Many of us are suffering from stress and depressions. We always on guard against the unseen enemy. Our movements are so limited because of the spreading disease- COVID-19. This pandemic has drained our minds, grieved our hearts and even dried up our souls. Our economy even paralyzes and many were jobless since most businesses were closed. And many suffers much poverty and hopelessness. We need to refresh our minds,  uplift those ailing hearts and invigorate our souls. Let our imaginations soar higher than an eagle and free ourselves from stress and other ill-feelings inside. Socrates, boldly said, “To move the world, we must first move ourselves.” Let us express ourselves and explore the unknown and go beyond in this world for awhile. I write these writing prompts to escape from the  real world by letting your senses travel for

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How to Keep Your Faith Soaring in these Trying Times

  How to Keep Your Faith Soaring in these Trying Times?   Behind the dusk, a shadow of hope. In every pain, a new blessing. Behind the clouds, a silver lining. And behind the thorns, a stunning flower.  Ernest Hemingway boldly said,“ We are all broken that’s how light gets in.” In these trying times, it is quite hard to keep our faith soaring. Somehow, along the rough road of life’s journey we become faithless. May the following tips will make your faith burning through God’s grace flowing. Thomas Aquinas once said, “Faith has to do with things that are seen and hope for the things are not at hand.” God is our refuge and the source of our strength during this pandemic.   Read God’s Word- The Bible.   The Bible is the perfect book that leads us to God. Its teaching is so much convincing. And every writer

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Flow of Goodness

  FLOW OF GOODNESS- A Blitz Poem   Light of the world light of goodness goodness in my heart goodness in my spirit spirit of brotherhood spirit of love love in friendship love in the family family tree family portrait potrait in the frame portrait in the wall wall of paintings wall of refuge refuge of war refuge of peace peace during strife peace in this life life is temporary life is precious precious gem precious time time of pain time of gain gain of weight gain of wealth wealth in health wealth in my wallet wallet of luxury wallet of charity charity in my deeds charity in my words words of wisdom words of comfort comfort the sick comfort the lost lost in sight lost in faith faith in healing faith in God God of Heaven God of nature nature of men nature of giving giving advice giving hope

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Radiance from God

  The Radiance from God   Life here on earth is not permanent. There were moments of laughter and tears. Sickness and hopelessness impedes us to move on. Fears and anxiety due to the unseen enemy flood the land.   Many times we become hopeless and weary due to the different pressures while living. “I have told you these things, so that in me you have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart I have overcome the world” (John 16:33). In spite of our troubles we can always ask for God’s Divine Guidance and deliverance from our unlikely situations. He knows our struggles and will deliver us from them all.   Counting our blessings is the best way to overcome the havoc that clouts our life. There were many miracles, healings and wonderful things that we totally ignored in this life. Needless to say, that when

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The Radiance of Hope Amidst Pandemic: A COVID-19 Story

    A Radiance of Hope Amidst Pandemic: A COVID-19 Story   The world turned upside down when COVID-19 virus spreads like a wildfire disrupting the lives of many people around the globe. Everything changed in just a blink of an eye. There will be no more social gatherings. The social contact is being limited to avoid the risk of infection. We are hiding from this unseen enemy and whenever we go outside anxiety often hunts us that we might bring the virus home. We need to take good care of our health by following the minimum health safety protocols. However, in every pandemic there is a brighter side. Diamonds really sparks when buried on mud. The nature is thriving during the lockdown.  We become cognizant of our giftings and started sharing it for a cause.  Everyone plays a vital role in this trying times. The frontliners are considered as

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Freedom’s Sake

Freedom’s Sake   Every freedom comes with it a responsinbility Respect the rights of every human being fully Our dignified hereos fight for it They shed their blood for freedom’s sake   Value and honor the right to life Take it as a gift, not for violence and strife Claim your right to property And pay your tax honestly   Express and present your opinion Doing it for the good of our nation You have the freedom for religious conviction Respect everyone regardless of one’s denomination   Our freedom knows no boundary Like a bird flying in the sky freely Just like a fish that swim on the deepest sea Everyone always crave to be free                                                

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Food for the Soul

Food for the Soul      Are you looking for food that does not spoil or something that will nourish your soul as well? Then, let us read the Bible. God’s Word is like a refreshing fountain that refreshes the soul. “For He satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things” (Psalm 107:9).  It has the power to satiate our cravings for spiritual nourishment. It will enrich our souls and we will hunger no more. In this world we crave for food that would satiate our stomach and nourish our system. But it would never last forever, we will still hunger for more food that would just spoil and will somehow lead us to gluttony. ” Gracious words are honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones” (Proverbs 26:24). Thus, seek for food that does not spoil and will nourish your soul. The Word of God

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A New Blessed Hope

A New Blessed Hope Hope is seen in the rainbow after the rain Hope is found on a smile of a faithful friend Hope is seen in a newly sprouted seedling Hope is seen on a newly born baby Hope is seen on a newly bloom flower that captures the senses Hope is in the dusk, when the star shines the brightest Hope is in the dew every morning, never fails to kiss the grasses Hope is found in a mesmerizing sunrise, symbolizes God’s mercy overflows! Hope is is found in a generous heart, helping others in this trying times A Blessed New Hope can only be found if we anchor on God amidst the life’s greatest test.   Just keep the faith my friend, the crisis we are facing nowadays will soon be over, on God’s timeline. And we will definitely rejoice for what He has done.    

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How to Forgive our Debtors?

How to Forgive our Debtors?   When conflict arises, hatred and unforgiveness then follows. Love and hate are two opposite terms. And it can’t be felt at the same time. We often think of revenge when someone hurts us. But let us come to think about this: God has been so good to us despite of our many sins. His mercy and grace is immeasurable. Then, who are we not forgive our debtors? We are just human and are not exempted to commit sins. Let us not hoard grudges against our brethrens. Jesus said, “Father forgive them, for they don’t know what they are doing”(Luke 23:34). Forgiving  those who tresspass against us is the best thing we need to do as God’s children. “Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you”(Colossians 3:13). In forgiving others

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A RAINBOW OF HOPE

Life is full of hues like a rainbow. Darker color means life’s test Brighter colors gave hope and glory! Rainbows are God’s covenant to us. Try to watch a rainbow my friend, After the rain showers today! It is full of promises, And brings hope to a downcast soul. Like a rainbow, show kindness to all. Share a smile and a gentle touch… Show goodness around the Universe; Smell the roses and touch the sky! Like every trouble in this life A hidden miracle comes with it. Be thankful for every little gift, And let us meditate on God’s goodness.

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God’s Grace- Rhyming Couplets

  God’s Grace- A Rhyming Couplets When I’m running on my tiresome race You’ve comforted me with your grace Your love for me is so great! I strongly believe on my good fate Despite of my wickedness You always show me your goodness I deeply praise you Almighty, Father I know your love for me lasts forever! In times of my confusion, Your saving grace is my consolation. I strongly believe on your promises; You’ve thrilled me with your surprises! I’ll hold on to your unconditional love, I must be gentle and kind like a dove. Lord, lead me into the mountain of peace And help me savor your fountain of grace

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God’s Mercy Overflows

GOD’S MERCY OVERFLOWS While living here on earth, we are not exempted of trials and pain. We often trudge on a deserted place of loneliness. Our journey is tiresome and seems to be pointless. However, in times like this let us try to reflect on God’s goodness and be reminded that His mercy overflows. The following are some troubles in life that we need to unravel: Are you burden with trials and pain? God will give you enough strength. He will heal your brokenness. “Casting all your anxieties on him because he cares for you” (1 Peter 5:7). Are you lost and afraid? God will lead into the right path. He will walk with you along the topsy turvy path of life. And he will calm the storm inside you. ” The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the strength of my

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Stress and Anxiety

STRESS AND ANXIETY Are are you often so down and lonely? The lockdown turns your life into grey! Mind is often upset and on anxiety; Avoid thinking a lot of things my friend, It will make your brain so drain. Just express yourself through a poem or story! And tell the doctors about your insanity. Be often to your family or buddy; God will lead you into the right way Just offer everything to Him and live life fully. Stress and anxiety will surely fade away.          

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