A Poem from Ruth Bell Graham

September 30, 2013

Categories: Ruth Bell Graham


I awoke heavy

and heavy I prayed,

face in the sun,

heart in the shade.

As smoke hangs low

on a sullen day,

my prayer hung there…

till I heard His voice,

“This is the day

that the Lord hath made;



Psalm 118:24


-Ruth Bell Graham, from “Sitting by my Laughing Fire

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