Jordan’s Brook

     This one is fitting for a Sunday, I think.

Enjoy, and God Bless,


The River Jordan

When I cross sweet Jordan’s Brook


 I have lived inside,

this shell, that’s I,

for decades six, plus more,

and I’ve searched my mind,

but, have yet to find,

any why’s or for’s.


 Is there a key,

to why I be,

and where, may it be found?

In open sight,

at day and night,

or like treasure, in the ground?


 The answer, to the riddle,

is likely, in the middle,

where I, have yet to look.

Or will it lay,

until Judgment Day,

When I cross, sweet Jordan‘s brook?


 Jack Downing

Jan. 2010

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Hearth and Health are wonderful things and if you're without either such sorrow that brings So I cannot express enough thanks to my Lord and to my family and friends for the support you afford! ~Jack Downing~
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6 Responses to Jordan’s Brook

  1. One of my favorite hymns: Down by the Riverside

  2. Beth Ann says:

    Great Sunday offering!

  3. Denise Downing says:

    Excellent Are you working today Drove claire to cap around 3 today quick over nite back for tomorrow pats game Miss you and love you

    Sent from my iPad

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