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As we move through our daily life
Sometimes with heartache pain and strife
Along comes an angel with eyes of blue
Then you're convinced she was meant for you

As we wade through uncertainty, wonder, and fear
Thanking the Lord for someone so dear
That there can be such goodness beauty and love
Convincing me this is a gift from above

As God lifts me and heals me from my loss
There are unfound mysteries and bridges to cross
One of my crossings has led me to you
And to be by your side is all I want to do

We have both seen our share of sorrow and hurt
Then you find yourself in a place where they do nothing
but flirt
That's all gone now and I have firmly decided
By the Lords good hand I have surely been Blindsided

Copyright 2010

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  1. Date: 5/29/2011 4:45:00 AM
    Enjoyed the poem very much. thanx. luv, jagath

  1. Date: 5/28/2011 6:13:00 AM
    Good poem Rick esp when God is so fully incorporated into it. Enjoyed it

  1. Date: 5/25/2011 10:58:00 AM
    Congratulations on having this poem featured. It was very enjoyable.

  1. Date: 5/24/2011 5:19:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poem being featured this week, Rick

  1. Date: 5/23/2011 5:20:00 AM
    Congratulations Rick on your well deserved poetry being featured this week. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 4/11/2011 6:11:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win Rick in John Moses Freeman's contest "Praises of Life Precept". Love, Carol

  1. Date: 4/10/2011 12:06:00 AM
    Enjoyed reading this Rick...what you say here holds so much truth--congrats btw for this one :) --- sent you soupmail...

  1. Date: 4/9/2011 4:22:00 PM
    Congrats Rick on your HM in John's contest with this lovely creation luv.. enjoy your very special honor for awesome words with luv..

  1. Date: 4/9/2011 12:13:00 PM
    Rick. Congratulation On your worthy poems success in Hm. . Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 4/9/2011 11:24:00 AM
    It seems many of us are blindsided by love, Rick. Congratulations on your success in John Freemans's contest! Best wishes, Carolyn

  1. Date: 4/9/2011 10:32:00 AM
    Congratulations on the HM win in the contest, rick

  1. Date: 4/8/2011 4:20:00 PM
    Ive been reading your work and you are a great writer!! I'd like to invite you to.. We are an online writing community that provides writers with the feedback, motivation, and advice needed to achieve their goals.The Poetic Voice Community is fast and easy to join, and you will not get lost in it's easy maneuvering features. We at Poetic Voice hope to grow as a community of friends. Our intention, and wish is to learn and share with others. I hope to see you there!

  1. Date: 4/6/2011 4:22:00 AM
    I would like to welcome you to PoetrySoup Rick. Please keep writing and sharing your poetry. I wish you the best in your writing endeavors whatever they may be. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 4/5/2011 7:21:00 PM
    Welcome to Poetry Soup.. enjoyed reading your poetry tonight with it's creative theme.. hope your time on P.S. will be fun and filled with sharing with luv... our contests are free to please check them out and good luck with luv..

  1. Date: 4/5/2011 4:11:00 PM
    Welcome to Poetry Soup, Rick. A nice poem regarding personal experiences. Many in the audience can relate to this one. Nice thanksgiving to God for bringing you through a difficult time and then replacing what u had once loved with something EVEN BETTER! Blessings! Gwendolen

  1. Date: 4/5/2011 4:10:00 PM
    welcome to poetrysoup... this is a wonderful poem