JOSIE'S POEMS

 

Poems for Reflection and Discussion

By Josie Whitehead

River Valley

GOD, WE OFFER

YOU OUR PRAISE

By Josie Whitehead 

God, We Offer You Our Praise

For the beauty of God’s earth
Each new day He gives it birth.
     Warming sun and gentle rain,
     All we need to grow our grain.

          God we offer you our praise
          Hearts and hands and voices raised.

Hills and valleys, woods and trees - 
Butterflies and tiny bees,
     Rivers, lakes, and plants and flowers,
      Warming days and cooling showers.

          God we offer you our praise
          Hearts and hands and voices raised.

For people in our world we pray:
Those who care for us each day;
      Those who live their lives in fear -
      May they know your presence near.

          Father unto you we pray,
          Protect your children every 


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