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Poem - Growing up with Faith and Our Faith is Growing

Updated on November 12, 2016

Grandma Maureen - Holding Faith

CC By Maureen Caprara
CC By Maureen Caprara | Source

Our Faith is Growing

By Shyron E. Shenko


Our faith is growing everyday

Showing us the mercies of God's loving way

While she learns to walk and talk and play

Now that she is ours to stay

Faith in a Basket

CC By Maureen Caprara
CC By Maureen Caprara | Source

How long can you keep Faith in a basket?

Not for very long

Faith will get out, there is no doubt

And fill our hearts with Song

Precious Faith

CC By Maureen Caprara
CC By Maureen Caprara | Source

So Precious Faith, wherever you go or whatever you do

We will always have faith with love for you

And, as you grow, our love for you will too

We also know sweet Angel Hope is watching over you


Growing up with Faith truly is a sublime

Faith with love, or love with faith,

To link the two together we are inclined

And seeds of Faith and love are sown together, they will become entwined.

Happy Birthday sweet little one.
Happy Birthday sweet little one. | Source
Happy 1st birthday, sweet little one
Happy 1st birthday, sweet little one | Source

In the glow of the setting sun,

Our sweet Faith has just turned one.

She walks and talks and loves to dance

When she does the Hot Dog Dance

Your poor heart won't stand a chance

She will steal it with one glance

© 2014 Shyron E Shenko

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      Shyron E Shenko 13 months ago from Texas

      Demas, thank you for the comment, glad you enjoyed it.

      Blessings always my friend.

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      Demas W Jasper 13 months ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

      Sweet poems and portraits of a friend's granddaughter. Enjoyable.

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      Shyron E Shenko 23 months ago from Texas

      Au fait, thank you for the comments and for sharing this again. I have so many up-dated that have not been posted yet and so many pictures.

      I have been outside a lot but not as much as usual. It has been a busy week, and summer is this way almost to busy to write and so many interruptions'.

      I hope that you are staying cool. It was good to talk to you yesterday, albeit a few short minutes.

      Stay blessed and cool

      Love Shyron

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      C E Clark 23 months ago from North Texas

      Wondering how this little girl is coming along. Sharing this again.

      Hope you changed your mind and stayed inside. 98 degrees here with a THI of 7 degrees. Tomorrow will be as bad or worse. Blessings to you and hope you didn't get a headache or heat stroke. Take care . .

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      Shyron E Shenko 2 years ago from Texas

      Au fait, thank you as always for your compliment, comments, up votes and sharing. Yes it went well and learned a lot.

      I hope all is well with you and you are staying warm, we went out last night and it was cold.

      I have a game tomorrow night.

      Blessings and hugs

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      C E Clark 2 years ago from North Texas

      Back to see if anything new has happened. A nice hub to read especially after reading or watching the news where everything is usually negative. It's nice to see that good things happen too.

      Voting up and BAUI. Also sharing again.

      One more frigid night before we get another reprieve. Hope your meeting went well las' night. Hugs and blessings . . .

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      Shyron E Shenko 2 years ago from Texas

      Techygran, thank you for the Post Script. Maureen took the pictures and I added the poems. Maureen and I have been friends outside HubPages for many years and as we corsponded by snail mail, telephone and e-mail. I wrote the poem for her first granddaughter "A Glimmer of Hope", and with her permission used the photos she sent me. The story Maureen's and her family's I just put them in words in poetic form.

      You don't need to apologize.

      Thank you again for the comment my friend.

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      Shyron E Shenko 2 years ago from Texas

      Techygran, thank you for the visit, and comment and up-votes. Yes Faith will have lots of good memories, as this is a growing hub.

      I appreciate you.

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      Cynthia 2 years ago from Vancouver Island, Canada

      oh my oh my... I got mixed up good here-- I see that Grandma Maureen is the photographer... so it as a joint project, and baby Faith is doubly blessed! Forgive me for attributing it all to a grandma... ~Cynthia

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      Cynthia 2 years ago from Vancouver Island, Canada

      Oh so very swwwweeeettt! I love the little posters you made with your poems engraved! What will it be like for Faith to have these testimonies of her grandmother's love (and faith) as she grows up? I can only imagine! Voting up and awesome!

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      Shyron E Shenko 2 years ago from Texas

      Happy Birthday Sweet little one.

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      Shyron E Shenko 3 years ago from Texas

      Thank you Maria, I really appreciate you. Yes this is a follow-up of "A Glimmer of Hope."

      ((((((Hugs)))))) to you Maria

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      Maria Jordan 3 years ago from Jeffersonville PA

      If there was an "adorable" button, this would be a case...Faith is precious and so is your poetic tribute to her, dear Shyron!

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      Shyron E Shenko 3 years ago from Texas

      Thank you Au fait, for everything you do. Especially for the votes and pins and sharing. Faith is such a cutie.

      Tomorrow is Dr. appointment, I hope I see improvement also.

      I hope your day goes well for you.

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      C E Clark 3 years ago from North Texas

      Came by and checked out your new photos. Faith sure is growing! Nice to keep up with her . . . voted up and IBA, also pinned to AH and sharing.

      Hope you see improvement soon yourself too. Sleep well.

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      Shyron E Shenko 3 years ago from Texas

      Thank you Maureen for the latest and greatest photo of a true Sea Hawk fan.

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      Shyron E Shenko 3 years ago from Texas

      Thank you Eddy, I appreciate you comment and I appreciate you.

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      A brilliant hub Sharyn and voted up.

      Looking forward to many more.

      Eddy.

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      Shyron E Shenko 3 years ago from Texas

      Faith Reaper, thank you so much for the comment and for sharing, Faith's continuing story. I appreciate you, and God bless you,

      Shyron

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      Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

      Oh, my goodness, this is precious and beautiful. Hope fills our heart with so much joy. Thank you for sharing.

      Up and more and sharing

      God bless you,

      Faith Reaper

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      Shyron E Shenko 3 years ago from Texas

      Thank you Jo, for your words of inspiration, for the up votes and sharing.

      God Bless and Shalom

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      Jo_Goldsmith11 3 years ago

      What a moving and so beautiful poem. Faith and hope one sure does need both. And together..it becomes an inspirational way to live. :-)

      Shared, up and thank you so much for your talent! Shalom

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      Shyron E Shenko 3 years ago from Texas

      Aunt Jimi, thank you my dear friend, I appreciate you and all that you do, for the votes up, BAI, for shareing. Also, pinned to Awesome HubPages and most of all for being such a dear friend.

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      Shyron E Shenko 3 years ago from Texas

      Thank you my friend Devika, I appreciate your comment.

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      Shyron E Shenko 3 years ago from Texas

      Thank you my dear friend, I appreciate you and all that you do, for the votes up, BAI, for shareing. Also, pinned to Awesome HubPages and most of all for being such a dear friend.

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      Devika Primić 3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Faith is beautiful and you chose a lovely way of showing your feelings.

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      C E Clark 3 years ago from North Texas

      Great photos! Good to let us all see how things are getting along so that we can share in Faith and her family's progress. She's a cutie!

      Voted up, BAI, and will share. Also, pinned to Awesome HubPages.

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      Shyron E Shenko 3 years ago from Texas

      Thank you Jackie, I really appreciate your comment, and God bless you as well.

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      Aunt Jimi 3 years ago from The reddest of the Red states!

      What beautiful photos and so nice to see how well Faith is coming along. What a lovely poem to mark Faith's progress. What a lucky little girl to have so many people who love her and your documenting her progress is just one way she will have of knowing that when she's old enough to understand. These poems and articles will make wonderful keepsakes for her to remind her especially in the dark hours that everyone experiences from time to time, that so many people care.

      Voted up and beautiful, interesting and awesome. Will share.

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      Jackie Lynnley 3 years ago from The Beautiful South

      Very beautiful and I know your joy. God bless you.

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