ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

A Love Prayer - Poem for My Husband

Updated on July 18, 2022
The Stages Of ME profile image

Our life stages are unique, Kathy enjoys sharing her thoughts and stages through her writing and looks forward to learning about yours.

A Reason to Reflect

This poem is for my husband, my love, in honor of the growth of our faith in continued adversity.

We have many emotions and feelings whirling around us, and the strength of our faith prevails in an unrelenting storm. Trials are incredible in how they bring us together to grow in the Word of God. I have to say, it is quite the ride, as I am sure you can all relate.

I was driving down a road one night on my way home from a friend’s house, enjoying the company of my beautiful daughter. The blacktop and yellow line intrigued me as we drove down a back road later in the evening. It lit up brightly by the headlights of my car. We rolled along, up to a hill, then gently down.

It made me think about life, our way lighted by God, up and down the hills. I look forward to the end of the road when we are finally over that final Hill. We meet Him, our Savior.

After that evening, a poem came to me as I reflected on riding the hills together.

My Love It Stayed and We Prayed

I whispered something

Into your ear,

Somehow thinking it

Would disappear,

But it stayed.

Oh, how I prayed,

But it stayed.

I tried to close

My eyes are tight.

Quite ready

To put up a fight.

But it stayed.

Oh, how I prayed,

But it stayed.

Searching your eyes

After I told you,

Wanting my love

To make it untrue.

Slowly waiting

For the words to come

Somehow hoping

You could make it undone.

But it stayed.

Oh, how I prayed,

But it stayed.

Then I saw that look,

On your face.

The one that looks

So out of place.

No answer

Could you share with me,

Just the warmth of empathy.

I wanted to yell out.

Make it stop!

Take this thing,

That keeps us blocked,

From all the dreams we

Want to share,

And all the feelings of despair,

But they stayed.

Oh, how I prayed,

But they stayed.

At that moment, we finally knew.

We had to trust,

And go to you,

So we prayed.

Dear Lord, be with us now,

Always help us find a way,

To come to You someway, somehow

To surrender and quietly pray.

To thank you for the things you’ve done,

Letting us know you are the one,

Who saves,

So we pray.

Give us strength in our weakness Lord,

Shield us with your mighty sword,

So we pray.

Help us slay tempted thoughts in pain,

spewing inpatient words,

That can hurt in vain,

Show us, Grace, as we walk with you

Over the next hill,

Where you wait for us, your kids! Thank you

© 2012 Kathy Henderson


This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

Show Details
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)