A Fortress


A Fortress
By Lucia K Haase

There is a fortress where I often go,
where strength is found, as strong as castle walls-
where living water courses with the flow
of mighty overflowing waterfalls.

A refuge that is always there for me;
in times of trouble, such a peaceful place-
a place where I am strengthened and will be
upraised in spirit, by his tender grace.

It’s where he teaches me a certain song
that stays with me throughout the day and night,
a song that surely carries me along
while bathed within the manna of his light…

it is the fortress of the One adored –
the fortress of our sweet and precious Lord!


‘But I will sing of your strength, in the morning I will sing of your love;
for you are my fortress, my refuge in times of trouble.’
[Psalm 59:16]



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