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Respite from the Storm (2 Nephi 9; Alma 36:3, 27)
TitleRespite from the Storm (2 Nephi 9; Alma 36:3, 27)
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication2019
AuthorsAnderson, Sharon Price
Book TitleThe Glory of the Son
Pagination152-153
PublisherTime Lines Etc.
CityOrem, UT
KeywordsPoetry

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Respite from the Storm 

 
Outside these walls, 
wolf-wild winds howl across the snow.
Dissident words and opinions 
clash like angry swords. 
Worries, annoying as gnats, multiply, 
and cares simple as supper unfixed 
unsettle us. 
 
Within, we walk in beauty, 
worship in holiness, seek His face.
Here we savor high-branch fruit  
of the Savior’s grace, feast upon His love.
 
The brief respite resets our resolve.
Renewed, empowered, restored, 
we set forth trusting in the Lord. 
 
And we ask thee, Holy Father, that thy servants may go forth from this house armed with thy power, and that thy name may be upon them, and thy glory be round about them, and thine angels have charge over them. (D & C 109:22)
 

 

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Scripture Reference

2 Nephi 9:1-54
Alma 36:3
Alma 36:27

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