Posted in Christianity, Healing, Poems, Trials & Blessings

RIVERS OF PEACE

the boat

I’m sailing on rivers of peace
I’m sailing on rivers of peace
The waves may lash
The boat may crash
But, I’m sailing on rivers of peace

I’m skipping on the narrow road
I’m skipping on the narrow road
The turns may twist
Old ways resist
But, I’m skipping on the narrow road

I’m reading all about His love
I’m reading all about His love
Am I in there?
All sins laid bare
Yes, I’m reading all about His love

I’m seeing His sweet miracles
I’m seeing His sweet miracles
Some are for me
Others for thee
Yes, I’m seeing His sweet miracles

I’m walking hand in hand with Him
I’m walking hand in hand with Him
In the garden
Earth and heaven
Yes, I’m walking hand in hand with Him

Yes, all my life entwines with His
Yes, all my life entwines with His
Every heartbeat
Each breath complete
In Christ, I live, move, have my being

© 2018 Liana Wendy Howarth

Posted in Christianity, Hope, Lyricist Singing Her Own Songs, Songs

WRAPPED IN RED … A New Christmas Song

Hi all, I played around with the words from previous posting, and added a little melody …

Wrapped in red, crowned in gold
The sweetest love song, ever told
Born for you, born for me
Reconciled to waiting Father
Cost Him all, this Gift is free

This Christmas day, love, love
One another, ’cause we’re given
Heaven’s love, like none other
Oh Jesus, I believe

Wrapped in red, crowned in gold
The sweetest love song, ever told
Wrapped in red, crowned in gold
Wrapped in red, crowned in gold

This Christmas day, believe
Oh see, receive, His free love, red
And gold, all worldly gifts, leave
Oh Jesus, I now see

Wrapped in red, crowned in gold
The sweetest love song, ever told
Wrapped in red, crowned in gold
Wrapped in red, crowned in gold

Born to die, His life flowed
Then crowned in gold, the stars in His
Smiling eyes, still light the way
Oh Jesus, I receive

Wrapped in red, crowned in gold
The sweetest love song, ever told
Wrapped in red, crowned in gold
Wrapped in red, crowned in gold

Wrapped in red, crowned in gold
The sweetest love song, ever told
Born for you, born for me
Reconciled to waiting Father
Cost Him all, this Gift is free
Cost Him all, this Gift is free

© 2018 Liana Wendy Howarth

 

Posted in Christianity, Healing, Love, Songs

IN THE STABLE OF MY HEART (Song Lyrics)

christmas baby boy

Oh Jesus
You’ve found a place
In the stable of my heart
You came in the darkness
And I, I didn’t turn You away

Oh Jesus
Sweet Babe of God
You lay Your life out for mine
Oh how I love You Lord
I lift my hands, praise Your holy name

Expectantly waiting
Anticipating
I am waiting Lord
With a heart
Ready to burst with joy
Holy Spirit joy

Oh Jesus
You’ve filled this heart
This cold, and this emptiness
Flooded it with heaven
And traded it for love, peace and joy

Oh Jesus
I hope and pray
That many will come to You
Be saved, and healed today
And all darkness will be washed away

Expectantly waiting
Anticipating
I am waiting Lord
With a heart
Ready to burst with joy
Holy Spirit joy

My Father
You sent sweet hope
Into the world’s hopelessness
Oh may my heart reveal
My love, and eternal thankfulness

Expectantly waiting
Anticipating
I am waiting Lord
With a heart
Ready to burst with joy
Holy Spirit joy

© 2018 Liana Wendy Howarth

Posted in Christianity, Healing, Hope, Love, Songs

THE CHRISTMAS LOVE SONG

christmas decorations

O sweet Christmas love song
The most beautiful ever born
Your notes are sweeter than honey
With golden melody You adorn

You draw the lost hope out of darkness
You heal every broken heart
You seal each life with eternity
And mend all that’s torn apart

Can you feel new life, and faith birthing
Do you dream of being free
Can you hear the melodies echo
Have you found love’s remedy

Just listen to the Christmas love song
And let Christ’s joy be released
Break off the cold chains of hopelessness
Know that hopelessness has ceased

O This Christmas love song
This Christmas
Find yourself in Him
He was born
And your name was sung
Woven in angelic lullaby
Falling from heaven when His time was come

It’s the Christmas love song
The most beautiful ever sung
The notes are sweeter than honey
The chords bound before the world begun

© 2018 Liana Wendy Howarth

Posted in Christianity, Healing, Songs, Trials & Blessings

ARE YOU LIVING IN THE SHADOWS (Song Lyrics)

sky sunset nature

Chorus
Stop living in the shadows
Where darkness steals your joy
Cry out, cry out, cry out
To the One who can lead you out
Into love and peace and safety
Into the freedom of what life’s about
Let Jesus lead you out, right out
Let Jesus lead you out

Are you living in the shadows
Too afraid to see the light
Are you troubled by your worries
Are your fears hidden from sight

Are you living in the shadows
Is your life passing you by
Isolating at every turn
You tremble, and question why

Are you living in the shadows
Wishing morning, it were night
Crying those silent tears of shame
Wanting all to turn out right

Chorus
Stop living in the shadows
Where darkness steals your joy
Cry out, cry out, cry out
To the One who can lead you out
Into love and peace and safety
Into the freedom of what life’s about
Let Jesus lead you out, right out
Let Jesus lead you out

Are you living in the shadows
The seasons, they come, they go
Your heart remains so cold, broken
Hope’s dreams, you no longer sow

Are you living in the shadows
No one seems to understand
Have friends, and loved ones disappeared
This is not the life you planned

O Dear child, come out, do not fear
Quit being hard on yourself
You are loved, and have a purpose
Let Him save you, give you health

Chorus
Stop living in the shadows
Where darkness steals your joy
Cry out, cry out, cry out
To the One who can lead you out
Into love and peace and safety
Into the freedom of what life’s about
Let Jesus lead you out, right out
Let Jesus lead you out

© 2018 Liana Wendy Howarth

Posted in Christianity, Prayer, Trials & Blessings

IN THE PATH OF THE STORM (A Prayer for All in the Path of Hurricane Florence or Typhoon Mankhut)

corn heart

Prayers are being lifted for all in harm’s way
I cannot even imagine, what you are going through this day
Being told to leave all, and evacuate
Yes, leave all; but give all to God, before it’s too late

Lift your fears and worries to the One who truly cares
Let Him open the way out that you can safely reach
Give Him your heart, no matter how much it pounds
Give Him your heart, no matter how hopeless it sounds

Oh Lord, please keep Your loved ones
In the shelter of Your wings
Please grant them a sound mind
Amidst the confusing winds
May many more come to know You
As a Saviour in their sight
Knowing that those swirling powers
Can’t fight against Your might

In Jesus Name
Amen

 

Posted in Christianity, Healing, Hope, Inspiration, Love, Songs

SONG ON MY HEART

duck pond australian duck

I woke up this morning with a glorious song on my heart
There were no words to this melody
But the sweet birds were singing their part

And as I listened, I heard His voice, calling softly to me
Today is the day of salvation
When dear loved ones will come unto Me

I feel something wonderful is happening, even though I
See nothing particularly changed
There is a new softness drawing nigh

Oh I woke up this morning with a brand new song on my heart
Whether I see change today, or not
Soon something beautiful will impart

© 2018 Liana Wendy Howarth

Proverbs 13:12 “Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life.”

Posted in Christianity, Healing, Love, Songs, Trials & Blessings

YOU FOUND ME BY THE WELL OF DESPAIR … Kathleen and My New Song

plant growing in desert

Chorus
You found me by the well of despair
Alone and thirsty, You found me there
Oh! Jesus, You sought me out
You left heaven to find me
I thought every day would be the same
But You came, gently whispering my name

Sometimes You lovingly lead us
Away from all things that we know
Take us to places far away
You lead us, a new life to show

We think it’s for us, this leading
To lift us from adversity
But we reach the destination
And sense loss of security

And then You bring a hurting one
They meet us by the water’s edge
And all that You’ve ever shown us
Flows, and washes away pain’s hedge

Chorus
You found me by the well of despair
Alone and thirsty, You found me there
Oh! Jesus, You sought me out
You left heaven to find me
I thought every day would be the same
But You came, gently whispering my name

We cry oh! Lord, why is this so
We’re struggling, we need help as well
Now there’s more brokenness to heal
But that’s when You say, ‘All is well’

I’ve already lifted you out
Out of the dark well of despair
Your purging is done, you are free
’Tis for them that I bought you here

And I will come, deliver them
Bring forth life from the seeds you’ve sown
And in your sweet obedience
Richer days, I will walk you home

Chorus
You found me by the well of despair
Alone and thirsty, You found me there
Oh! Jesus, You sought me out
You left heaven to find me
I thought every day would be the same
But You came, gently whispering my name

© 2017 – present Liana Wendy Howarth

Lyrics Liana Wendy Howarth

Beautiful, healing voice and recording, Kathleen http://www.Kathleensfaithwalk.com

Posted in Christianity, Healing, Hope, Songs

YOU HAVE A FIRM FOUNDATION (Song Lyrics)

lamb looking into camera

You have a firm foundation, and wings under which to hide
May My love always hold you, and in Me may you abide

Sweet child of God, the walk may not be easy
And at times, you may feel like you are beaten
Brokenhearted one, do not lose sight of hope
No matter the stormy waves that do threaten

Come, be surrounded, by everlasting arms
Don’t ever doubt why it would, or should be so
Believe that your precious name is included
Lift weary feet, take My open hand, and go

You have a firm foundation, and wings under which to hide
May My love always hold you, and in Me may you abide

Come unto Me, You say. Come, let me heal you
If strength has gone, as a lamb, I’ll carry you
Fear must leave, My perfect love will cast it out
Old will be your tomorrow, today is new

Exchanging burdens, wiping tears from your face
The gift of repentance, found deep in your heart
With forever life, the strength to carry on
Melts with eternal love, given from the start

You have a firm foundation, and wings under which to hide
May My love always hold you, and in Me may you abide

© 2018 Liana Wendy Howarth