Artwork by Breana

Be Still

I feel too much, my heart aches my King,
Please hold me close and help me sing.
I'm coming apart as I face fear,
Please still the storm and keep me near.
My strength is weakness, I need you to stay,
Please be my power as I fight today.
The weight of my calling is heavy on me,
Please  help me reach for all I must be.
Father so kind I am depressed and alone,
Please send thy angels to beckon me on.

Be still my daughter, I prepare thy way,
I am your Redeemer, with you this day.
Though for a moment your path is pain,
I am your strength and will remain.
Thine affliction is but a moment and if thou art true,
I will cleanse, restore and exalt you.
The bitter dark of the world you know,
Will be for your good and help you to grow.
Look up my little one let your heart renew,
The God of all heaven is reaching for you.

Written by Michelene

 

 

"My son, peace be unto thy soul; thine adversity and thine afflictions shall be but a small moment; And then, if thou endure it well, God shall exalt thee on high." D&C 121:7-8

 

"This reliance upon the merciful nature of God is at the very center of the gospel Christ taught. I testify that the Savior’s Atonement lifts from us not only the burden of our sins but also the burden of our disappointments and sorrows, our heartaches and our despair. From the beginning, trust in such help was to give us both a reason and a way to improve, an incentive to lay down our burdens and take up our salvation. There can and will be plenty of difficulties in life. Nevertheless, the soul that comes unto Christ, who knows His voice and strives to do as He did, finds a strength, as the hymn says, “beyond [his] own.” The Savior reminds us that He has “graven [us] upon the palms of [His] hands.” Considering the incomprehensible cost of the Crucifixion and Atonement, I promise you He is not going to turn His back on us now. When He says to the poor in spirit, “Come unto me,” He means He knows the way out and He knows the way up. He knows it because He has walked it. He knows the way because He is the way." Jeffrey R. Holland


Upward By Grace

When you're weary and weak but you stand anyway,
When you feel defeated and bend to pray.
When the uphill climb seems the impossible goal,
When you press on and stretch your weary soul.
When you fall and fall, but rise by grace,
When you fight and try to earn your place.
When your imperfections stare you down,
When you push past your discouraged frown.
When hope rises above all shame,
When you reach out and call you Savior's name.
When faith conquers every fear,
When you press on with God near.
When failure turns to holy light,
When you reach the top and win the fight!

Written by Michelene

Cleave To God

 

Hold onto the light be strong and true,
Cleave to God as He cleaves to you.
Reach up for strength and see the way,
Believe and find the power to stay.
Push past fear and shine with light,
Keep hope burning strong and bright.
Move ahead toward your place,
God will lead you home by grace.
To the faithful victory is given,
Christ can bring back to heaven.
So cleave to God and walk with care,
That when all is done you may share.

 

Written by Michelene

 

"And come with full purpose of heart, and cleave unto God as he cleaveth unto you. " Jacob 6:5