Peace Amid the Turmoil

The storm rages,
reaching outward,
ripping, tearing,
causing havoc.
But, in the midst of the storm
there is a quiet,
a calm that centres,
a peace to be found.

Though angry words fly,
armed only to hurt,
meant to bring pain,
they can’t break through.
The wall is strong,
a beacon from the soul,
a light of love,
to wrap yourself around.

Fear not the trials,
stand strong,
hold fast,
to faith, to love, to hope.
Know, with a sureness
that though the storm may try,
it cannot reach the centre,
your faith it cannot spoil.

Then, then will you see,
then will you know,
what the storm contains,
what its purpose is.
You’ll know it can’t win,
for faith survives,
light repels the dark to reveal
peace amid the turmoil.

© Leslie C Dobson

If you liked this poem, you can find additional ones on the poetry page of my website.

Published by Leslie Dobson

Leslie has been writing since she was a young child, first with poetry and short stories and later with song lyrics, young adult stories and inspirational sayings. She is a multi-genre author and her blogs and books come when and where the Spirit leads.

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