Heart’s one song

Ephesians 5:19-20 “…Sing and make music in your heart to the Lord, always giving thanks to God the Father for everything in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.” (NIV)*


Phlox in afternoon sun (photo by Patty Perkins)

Thank yous

all day long,

may gratefulness be

this heart’s one song.


Thankful for

each circumstance,

unending praise—

this heart’s one dance.


by Patty Perkins


Psalm 69:30 “I will praise God’s name in song and glorify him with thanksgiving…” (NIV)*


*The One Year Bible, September 27, NIV, copyright 1986, Tyndale House Pubishers, Wheaton, Illinois.

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About Patty Perkins

I'm Patty, writer of the devotional blog, Beside Quiet Waters. I love writing, reading and taking long walks with my camera. I've been married to my loving husband for 32 years and we have two grown sons. I am thankful for a place to spill ink, in hopes of encouraging others to find daily hope and inspiration in God's Word. View all posts by Patty Perkins

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