Beacon Verse Series (Article Three) ‘ The Battle ‘

The Battle ©


I consistently seek

To do what I thinks right,

But, sometimes, I get weak

When it gets night…

I usually say that I will not go

And do those things again;

Too often, though

It seems, that I accord in…

I guess, perhaps,

That’s what life’s all about,

To yield your slaps

And apperceive the knife of doubt;

Then, if you anticipate that you can’t cope,

Can’t get aback up again,

To acquisition some hope

And try, already more, to win…

What absolutely counts the most

Is if we try;

Sometimes, we get to boast,

And, sometimes, cry…

So, if ‘ The Battle ‘ rages

And there’s no accord in your head,

It’s ‘ The Battle ‘ of the ages

Fought by millions now continued dead…

If it’s any advice to know,

You’re not alone;

That we anniversary face a foe

That’s not our own…

Our own curve of demarcation,

We anniversary allowance a war with sin;

Feel the aforementioned frustration,

Fight ‘ The Battle ‘ of within…


The aloft composition was appear in 1977 as Beacon©

Verse by Russ Miles.

When, a dozen years later, I was set chargeless from ‘ The Battle ‘, I wrote this endure ballad to cover in any of the actual copies that I had removed from the bazaar abode afterwards adversity “An advance of conscience” in 1979.

Well, at last, ‘ The Battle’s ‘ ended

In the night…

Not the way that I’d intended,

Through my might…

A accord accord has been rendered,

Yes, a achievement has been won…

It came afterwards I’d surrendered

To God’s One and Alone Son…

My disappointment was that a lot of of the buyers of my “Limited Edition” ~ 1,000 archetype ~ balladry books would never apprehend the final verse. Without hope, they would go on assertive that they were hopelessly bound into an amaranthine assurance with lust.

God’s Holy Spirit had delivered me from ‘ The Battle ‘ with that sin. I was absolutely in adulation with my own wife, and I couldn’t even accept of accepting relations with addition woman.

Well, that was aswell a continued time ago. Now in 2006, I acquisition myself already afresh single, aback into ‘ The Battle ‘, or alleged aback to the foreground lines. Perhaps, if I had kept my absorption focused on God, and His Son Jesus, I would accept developed the added characteristics that would accept preserved my alliance that concluded 5 years ago? God alone knows.

I do know, I am but a simple bitter ~ with a Supreme Being Master ~ that knew the way I would be, foreknew the paths that I would take, and He loves me anyway. I attending with acquisitive apprehension to the day if I am already added delivered from the ‘ The Battle ‘, afresh in a acceptable alliance or admiring relationship. Hopefully, by then, I’ll accept millions of links into my website if I am alleged alternating to my Maker ~ and will airing angrily afore His head of “Grace.”