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The Master Weaver's Plan

Sunday, March 17, 2013

Poem: The Master Weaver’s Plan

"My life is but a weaving
Between the Lord and me;
I may not choose the colors–
He knows what they should be.

For He can view the pattern
Upon the upper side
While I can see it only
On this, the under side.

Sometimes He weaves in sorrow,
Which seems so strange to me;
But I will trust His judgment
And work on faithfully.

‘Tis He who fills the shuttle,
And He knows what is best;
So I shall weave in earnest,
And leave to Him the rest.

Not ’til the loom is silent
And the shuttles cease to fly
Shall God unroll the canvas
And explain the reason why.

The dark threads are as needed
In the Weaver’s skillful hand
As the threads of gold and silver
In the pattern He has planned."

~ Benjamin Malachi Franklin
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FUSIONFITNESS3 3/18/2013 1:32AM

    Each time I read this poem I thoroughly appreciate the reminder of who our God is.
Thanks for sharing.

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GRAMMAP1 3/18/2013 12:21AM

    I too, have always appreciated that Poem. Thanks Canice for sharing and reminding us it all works together for good to those who love the Lord.

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HEALTHYGRAMMY49 3/17/2013 9:59PM

    Our God is Sovereign indeed!

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MARYDSAN 3/17/2013 9:07PM

    I have always loved that poem!

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SAMMI4444 3/17/2013 5:30PM

    Beautifully said!

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