Cave painting

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From my cave I do behold,
I look around at all I see
And listen to legends told.
I stand upon a lofty edge
And look out upon bird and tree.
From animals wild I protect my ledge,
Wolf, cats large and small
My family – I must protect them all,
Children, wives that belong to me.
I cannot write but on my wall
I paint all that I see and spy,
For life is good as days go by,
The sun doth shine and that’s fine for me
As I paint animal, bird and tree.

David Edge Marshall

Stone and water

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Photo at Pixabay

As light can overcome darkness,
As water can wear away stone,
So love can overcome all things,
Such things have always been known.

God’s love is everlasting,
His patience it seems is extreme,
His Son he sent among us;
Greater love we cannot yet dream.

As days that follow the night,
As weeks turn into years,
So God’s love lasts forever,
Driving away all fears.

As stone is brought low by water,
Its power can generate light,
God’s love can generate power,
His help, his love, his might.

So hope springs eternal,
For faith we always must pray,
For love that lasts forever,
As darkness is followed by day.

When day lasts forever
By that river of life we are told,
Life trees will grow by that water,
Our faith should therefore be bold.

For light will overcome darkness,
As water will wear away stone,
His love will overcome all things,
For us it will always be shown.

Amen

© David Edge Marshall