Blog Archive: Laurie Gustafson

The following blogs, if any, are all of the blogs published by Laurie Gustafson @childofjesus

Eden is what we once knew the world is what we know now There s no going back to Eden. But this world isn t our home either, We were weren t meant to live in this world with pain we created for Eden but now that we have left Eden there s no going... read more
498 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Sep 12, 2011
Revelation 2:4 I know your deeds and your toil and perseverance, and that you cannot tolerate evil men, and you put to the test those who call themselves apostles, and they are not, and you found them to be false; and you have perseverance and have... read more
677 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Sep 12, 2011
This is nothing fancy just a love song I wrote to Jesus when I was at camp. The first half I wrote 8172011 the second half on 82111. Looking into Your eyes I see That you'll always take me back. Jesus I love You. Everywhere I look I'm... read more
213 words · ~1 minute to read · published Sep 12, 2011
The hardest part, Is saying goodbye. As the journey continues, And times moves on Still I know; The hardest part is saying goodbye Knowing, you're leaving loved ones behind, Yet moving forward with every breath. If you see them again on earth If... read more
164 words · ~1 minute to read · published Sep 12, 2011
"Just love them like Jesus, carry them to Him His yoke is easy, His burden is light You don't need the answers to all of life's questions Just know that He loves them and stay by their side Love them like Jesus" One of the hardest... read more
615 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Aug 10, 2011
Everything's scary When you're facing the shadows And you're living in the lies So just open your eyes. Open your eyes And realize That you're living in the shadows And you're listening to the lies. Shadows and lies Truth and light... read more
159 words · ~1 minute to read · published Aug 07, 2011
Butterflies don't give up, Your wings are heavy with the pain You've been standing in the rain. Yet you're still so dry and thirsty, Longing for just a little bit of love But you're so far; looking down from above Just spread your... read more
225 words · ~1 minute to read · published Aug 07, 2011
This is a poem I wrote with some edits. The original was written July 21, 2011. The edits are noted. I act strong when I am weak, Brave when I'm afraid Sometimes I'm afraid to even speak. Added July 24, 2011. I smile when I'm broken I try... read more
465 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 25, 2011
Prayer: Write truth on my heart; if it's written on my hands it will get covered up by the dirt. Message God spoke: Show off your orginial poems without any edits; I didn't edit you after Icreated you. I made you and said you are good. Poem:... read more
146 words · ~1 minute to read · published Jul 25, 2011
Break through the lies Break the deception in my life Show me truth; show me love I need You by my side. When I look into the mirror I see ugliness and shame I hear lies instead of the truth I see shattered pieces And my shattered past. Help me get... read more
204 words · ~1 minute to read · published Jul 25, 2011
I won't let go. Words engraved on a ring Hold such power and meaning A promise and a peace. Through life Through death And every trial He is faithful. When we're scared to death A reminder He's always there And He will never ever let go.... read more
204 words · ~1 minute to read · published Jul 25, 2011
Why do I feel like I have to measure up? Like I'm not good enough. Like I'm just another face in the crowd When I know I'm Your beloved. Keep tryin' for perfection When I'm Your reflection. I need You Need You here To pull me... read more
203 words · ~1 minute to read · published Jul 24, 2011
The only way out Is in The only way in is out. You're trapped beneath the pain Stuck between the past and the future Can't live in this moment here He's standing there But you keep searching. Been down this road before It's where I... read more
234 words · ~1 minute to read · published Jul 24, 2011
God I want to give You my life Know You so much deeper than before To not only hear You whispering But to see You dancing over me. I don't deserve Your grace But You give it freely to me I don't want to serve the enemy I want to be Yours and... read more
231 words · ~1 minute to read · published Jul 24, 2011
A lady walks in Shattered and clothing torn Slips in, back row Her life falling apart. Another lady walks in Rich and "blessed" Her head held high. The pastor takes the stage And says There are a million things Waging for your souls But only... read more
466 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 24, 2011
We spend our lives searching for our happy ending When it's all about the story Life has pain And life has rain Loved ones die Before we say goodbye We open are heart And then fall apart Searching for our happy ending We walk away with pain When... read more
240 words · ~1 minute to read · published Jun 23, 2011
I try so hard To be someone I'm not Fit into the image of a perfect Hide my heart that's marred. Look into the mirror Am I thin enough for them? Wear the right clothes Then they won't see What I'm hiding underneath My scars and my... read more
226 words · ~1 minute to read · published May 22, 2011
You stand up in church You cry at the altar Say you're done living life your way But then you walk out into the world. Solid ground or sinking sand? You can't live to please both Jesus and the world Are you clinging to His hand? 'Cause... read more
360 words · ~1 minute to read · published May 22, 2011
Come back to the garden Where we first met I want to speak to you again When you first looked into My eyes Come back to the garden where you first ran away Come and let a new journey begin. To the place where living water flows Where you can see My... read more
148 words · ~1 minute to read · published May 22, 2011
You doubt who you could be The road hard to see And the glory within As each new day begins The journey is long But have you heard His song? All you hear is lies But put your mind at ease Take off your disguise Let Him fill your soul again. Everything... read more
145 words · ~1 minute to read · published May 22, 2011
This is not the full telling of how it happened. This is just a poem I wrote based off something I heard someone speak and a vision God showed me. It's putting myself back in time as if I were following Him all the way to the cross. Written from... read more
353 words · ~1 minute to read · published May 09, 2011
Enter the garden Find the treasure Come alive again. Standing at the garden gate Hear the most beautiful sound Peek in through the fence And see only ordinary ground. A sign on the door "All are welcome Those who come to Me." "Come to... read more
199 words · ~1 minute to read · published May 06, 2011
You're not too far gone There's still hope waiting for you Calling out your name. He loves you with unending love And He's calling you back home You're not too far gone. Not too far away from home Not too far away from the blessing... read more
344 words · ~1 minute to read · published May 06, 2011
The cost The things you give up to follow Him You hear all about the price And you wonder is worth it? But have you seen the treasure? What He gave up to find you. The field in which He bought. Have you seen His love? Looked into His eyes. They tell... read more
181 words · ~1 minute to read · published May 06, 2011
Are you listening To what He has to say Are you seeking His face? Every word filled with power Yet spoken so softly to your heart. Are you listening, Or just passing by? Will you be still, Or will His still small voice get drowned out by your noise?... read more
264 words · ~1 minute to read · published May 06, 2011