Martyr

Martyr

Firm and quiet spirit, he thirsts for life divine,
Biding through harsh winter, his soul by cold, refine.
Stripped, hurt and suffering, yet new leaves sprout so fine,
Deeper the pain and insult, still greater, his glory shines.
~ D.F.

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“Blessed are you when they insult you and persecute you and utter every kind of evil against you [falsely] because of me. Rejoice and be glad, for your reward will be great in heaven. Thus they persecuted the prophets who were before you.”
~ Matthew 5:11-12

10 thoughts on “Martyr

  1. Thanks for liking my blog post this morning (shadow cat), which led me to look at your blog, “your reward will be great in heaven” is something my family say every time we do something for each other, makes me happy. Thanks for sharing and have a wonderful day. Xs

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