Safe Harbor

The wind

Changed directions

In my life

Many times.


But only when the

Nor’easter blew in

Did I let God’s love

Change mine…


My spirit jarred and raw

From bracing against

The cold northeasterly winds

Helpless, alone…


Thereby setting sail for

His safe Inner Harbor

My heart dropping anchor

Peaceful, secure.


No longer tossed about


By the wind’s fickle currents

On life’s ever-shifting sea.


-Gilda Patricia


Day 21-Word of the day-Amihan (n.) meaning northeast wind, breeze.

Word High July- 30 Beautiful Filipino Words

Challenge set by A Reading Writer’s blog, and Doodles and Scribbles





Poems that feed the soul

11 thoughts on “Safe Harbor”

    1. Oh thanks Sailaja! I probably only have “the faith of a mustard seed,” but still God walks with me every single day. For this I wish to express gratitude, over and over in every which way!❤️

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