When I Was In Trouble
When I was in trouble, I cried out in my
I promised God, His Word I would heed.
But things got better, I was feeling just
I forgot about God, and that promise of
had miscarriages, one after another.
My greatest desire was to be a mother.
In grief and despair I offered God a deal.
Let me have this baby, and I'll serve you, I
son grew, and was healthy and strong
I was happy and thought nothing was wrong.
Then one day my child, felt pain in his head
In a matter of hours, He was dead.
anguish with tears streaming, I cried out to
You gave me a child, now he lays 'neath the
What kind of God, would do such a thing,
Then my own voice, in my ears did ring.
could hear myself promising, that I'd serve
That promise was empty, so the deal had to
If I live to be a hundred, I won't forget
God called in my promise, there was nothing
I could say.
when you're in trouble, think before you
Don't make God promises that you can't keep.
He's the best friend, that you've ever
Please, don't break your promises and let
Carrie Kinyon 4/10/2005
This poem is written in
the first person only
because it came together
that way, it is not
about me, or any one in
particular, it's just
something God gave me
and I believe it is for
someone, whoever you
are, let it speak to
your heart. God loves
you and will forgive if
you'll just make things
right with Him.