Saturday, April 14, 2012

Joy in Prison

 I just find this poem by Madame Guyon beautiful! One of my favorites... featured in today's Streams in the Desert Daily Devotional...

A little bird I am,
Shut from the fields of air,
And in my cage I sit and sing
To Him who placed me there;
Well pleased a prisoner to be,
Because, my God, it pleaseth Thee.

My cage confines me round,
Abroad I cannot fly,
But though my wing is closely bound,
My soul is at liberty;
For prison walls cannot control
The flight, the freedom of the soul.

From Google
As the bird in this cage, I dare you be a prisoner. Be one, that is, in Christ Jesus! For Ephesians 4:1 says, "As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received."

Happy weekend everyone!


  1. This is beautiful. I have a link party called Wednesdays Adorned From Above Link Party and would love to have you share this with everyone. Here is the link to the party.
    Debi @ Adorned From Above

    1. Thank you so much for the visit and the invite to the Wednesday Link Party, Debi. I had it posted there! Great party you have! So glad to be part of it! See you again soon!

  2. Thanks so much for sharing at Wednesday's Adorned From Above Blog Hop. This weeks party is live. I hope to see you there.
    Debi, Joye and Myrna (The Busy Bee's)


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