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Creek, River, Ocean (1 Nephi 2:9; 1 Nephi 8:32)
TitleCreek, River, Ocean (1 Nephi 2:9; 1 Nephi 8:32)
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication2019
AuthorsAnderson, Sharon Price
Book TitleThe Glory of the Son
Pagination91
PublisherTime Lines Etc.
CityOrem, UT
KeywordsRiver of Laman

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Creek, River, Ocean

Tiny rivulets of chaos 
converge in the rocky creek 
of my discontent. 
Confusion tumbles 
down the canyon,
coursing into a torrent
that batters the banks
in fury and flood,
until at the canyon’s mouth, 
waters spread and slow,
depositing debris and mud.
 
Turbulence spent, 
I reach broad plains 
of  patience, penitence, 
meander clear  miles, 
water tranquil fields.
Finally, peace, broad and deep
flows into the boundless
ocean of His love.
 

 

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Scripture Reference

1 Nephi 2:9
1 Nephi 8:32

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