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Keeping the Faith

By Pam Kimmell | Featured Blogger

The road that we each travel
Is full of twists and turns
There are detours and temptations
Lessons each of us must learn.

If life was always perfect
And we never faced the bad
We’d have no real reflection
Of the happy times we’ve had.

Adversity brings the challenge
Of working towards new goals
Finding new solutions
Is balm for weary souls.

God never gives us more to handle
Than he knows we can take on
Remember following the darkest times
God provides a bright new dawn.

Author Bio

PhoebeMD Poetry Blog Guest Post Pam Kimmell

Pam Kimmell is a blogger at Two Spoiled Cats, a wonderfully uplifting blog written from the perspective of both Pam and her feline companion, Teddy. She and her family currently live in “horse country” in Northern Virginia where she enjoys retirement after working in both the U.S. Army and Hospital Administration. A long-time artist, Pam writes poetry and short stories and has published several books throughout the years. Despite an eventual illness, Pam has never ‘lost her mojo;’ she continues blogging to this day, alongside her lovable feline, Teddy.

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21 replies »

  1. “If life was always perfect
    And we never faced the bad
    We’d have no real reflection
    Of the happy times we’ve had.”

    Bad times also give us expectations
    of brighter days ahead.
    Thank you for this.
    Be blessed!

  2. I am grateful to your friend Phoebe for doing this, and sharing another facet of the woman I have long since become very fond of. I would love to be neighbors with the both of you. And Pam, you are always a ray of brilliant sun in my day. XX
    Katie isabella and Mom

  3. Pam and I ‘met’ (on the internet) nearly 10 years ago…the year we both began blogging. Since then, we’ve met in person several times, along with our hubbies, and share a wonderful friendship. She is always so encouraging and upbeat, and is an “ear” (or eye) when I need one. It helps that we both love kitties!
    I recently began participating in her Poetic Thursday, and love the challenge of writing a poem each week.
    Pam’s such a talented artist, poet, author…. and truly a lovely person!

  4. Thank you Phoebe……..what a beautiful image to go with the poem – it’s perfect ! Stay safe dear friend…….

    Hugs, Pam (and Teddy too)

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