“Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the Lord is to be praised.” (Holy Bible -Proverbs 31:30 – NIV)
I Am So Blessed
Though barely able to move or speak
From confinement in bed she addressed
Her children, amazed and inspired,
Hearing her say, “I am so blessed.”
Her family always supported her
And loved and cared for her each day.
She knew she could depend on them
That they would never break away.
That their mother had
Serenity in her weary days,
Peace passing all understanding –
They gave God praise.
How could she say, “blessed”,
Though ravished with pain?
It was because of whole-souled trust
In Jesus’ holy Name.
— Charles B. Mayes
I Am So Blessed © 2015 by Charles B. Mayes. All Rights Reserved.
This Mother’s Day many of us can say that we are so blessed to have put our faith in Jesus Christ. I saw this awesome faith in my mother’s daily life.
I appreciate what Larry Pine wrote in his South Bay Concert News (March) referring to my Poetry Reading on February 6th, 2015, the following:
“The Christian poetry of Charles Mayes added a creative break to the Bethel Hymn Sing. Even poems with motions for Children’s programs . . . ”
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Other poems are available in a chapbook titled, A New Year Resolution and Other Poems (including The Missionaries) by Charles B. Mayes. It contains 22 poems. The foreword is written by Dr. P.T. Mammen, Senior Pastor of San Bruno (CA) International Christian Center.
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