All in stillness
Awaits the time
Of God's great gift of love.

He left His throne
He came to earth
And died upon the cross.

He came to set
His people free
From sin and doubt and shame.

Forevermore
My heart will sing
The Praises of my King!

by Donna J. Howard


(Published in Penned from the Heart, Volume XVII, December 21, 2011.)