Saturday, May 11, 2013

It's in the Valley I Grow

Wow... I needed this.  So, because I needed this so much, I thought I'd pass it on for all of you.

Sometimes life seems hard to bear,
Full of sorrow, trouble, and woe
It's then I have to remember
That it's in the valleys I grow.

If I always stayed on the mountain top
And never experienced pain,
I would never appreciate God's love
And would be living in vain.
I have so much to learn
And my growth is very slow,
Sometimes I need the mountain tops,
But it's in the valleys I grow.

I do not always understand
Why things happen as they do,
But I am very sure of one thing.
My Lord will see me through.

My little valleys are nothing
When I picture Christ on the cross
He went through the valley of death;
His victory was Satan's loss.

Forgive me Lord, for complaining
When I'm feeling so very low.
Just give me a gentle reminder
That it's in the valleys I grow.

Continue to strengthen me, Lord
And use my life each day
To share your love with others
And help them find their way.

Thank you for valleys,
Lord For this one thing I know
The mountain tops are glorious
But it's in the valleys I grow!

--A poem written by Jane Eggleston

Remember, you can see great things from the valley, but only small things from the peak.


  1. Love this, and needed it. Thankyou so much for sharing it, Kaitlyn dear. xo

  2. This is soo encouraging. Thank you, Airi, for sharing. :) Sometimes I just need to be reminded of this.

  3. Thank you very much for sharing, Kaitlyn. :)


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