When things of this world envelope my soul,

It’s time to get down in the dirt,

To get my hands dirty and dig a big hole,

To bury the junk and the hurt,

I find in the garden a wonderful peace,

That separates darkness from light,

There’s joy in the earth that creates a release,

From problems of daytime and night,

Our One true Creator knew just what to do,

When He took the earth in His hands,

With care and precision, made everything new,

From an orb in the sky carved His plans,

When hurt overtakes us or when we feel lost,

Remember the power that He holds,

He loves us so much that His Son’s life it cost,

Within His strong arms He enfolds,

He lifts us again to His glorious face,

To share in the bounty of heaven,

He washed out the dirt, with new life He’s replaced,

Through His Son all our sin is forgiven.



As I reach the end of my years, I find I have a lot of good information stored up in this old decrepit mind of mine. If I don't write it all down, it may vanish and no one will have the advantage of my thoughts. This is why this blog exists. I love the Lord, Jesus with all my heart and soul. I know I'm undeserving of all He's done for me, but I also know that His love is beyond my comprehension. I've always wanted to write. I never kept diaries, but tucked my thoughts in my head for future reference. I use them now in creating stories, plays, poetry and my blog. I continue to learn every day. I believe the compilation of our time spent with God will have huge affect on the way we live. I know I'm a sinner and I need a Savior. I have One through Jesus, Christ. My book, "Stages - a memoir," is about the seven stages of life from the perspective of a woman. It addresses all the things girls and women go through in life as they travel it with Jesus, and it is available on
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4 Responses to DOWN & DIRTY

  1. It’s refreshing to find God’s tender touch all around us. Kathy, your verses remind me that there is nothing wrong with experiencing a “down and dirty” journey. With God at our side, we will experience the “joy” represented by your lovely artwork.

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  2. oneta hayes says:

    Sounds too good to be true – that God could care so much. Amazing that it is true. Love the poem and picture. Hope your weekend is a healthy one.

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    • says:

      Thanks dear friend. Today and tomorrow we’re expecting rain so I can rest my weary bones. Have a wonderful weekend

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