Peace of God

by Paul Mayes Jamar

Philippians 4:4-7

We are to rejoice in the Lord always
giving thanks throughout our days.

For He has given us a reason to shout,
Hallelujah the language of angels no doubt.

Be kind and generous to all men
for the Lord is at hand, friend.

He calls us to be fair, gentile, and mild
taking everything in prayer to Him as a child.

Make supplications for others’ needs, and prayer
give thanksgiving to God every day, not being rare

Then the peace of God that passes all known understanding
shall keep your hearts and minds through Jesus everlasting.

Paul Mayes Jamar was born in Brownwood, Texas in March 1955. He spent most of his life in Texas, just within the last twenty years he moved to Missouri. He graduated from Angelo State University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree. Mr. Jamar was a third generation radio broadcaster owning several stations in the Austin, Texas area. He has written four books of Christian poetry. He hopes to get published soon. He has been published in Highland Park Poetry’s website with his poem, “Bluebonnet Sonnet,” and “Sunrise,” and in their book on Shoes, with His poem, “Shoe Holes.” Also soon to be in Central Texas Writers Society’s Anthology on Nature with his poem, “The Big Red Ant.” Mr. Jamar lives with his wife Cynthia Jamar, and has three children living elsewhere.

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