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Collaborating in the Clouds

Collaborating in the Clouds

Dear Lord, so often I hear Your most loving voice
Are You calling me home or giving me a choice?

     The neuropathy is a challenge for I gave you
     But on your path to heaven, I will see you through

Please don’t judge me by the many tears I have shed
I am weak; You are strong.  By Your strength I am led

     Gentle lady, rest assured I’ll not judge in haste
     Only on the love you gave will your fate be based

How can I know I’ve given enough to others
Love for humanity, all sisters and brothers?

     Your kind acts have far exceeded your mistakes
     The love web you spun, I’ll be sure it never breaks

Will my parents and husband be waiting for me
When I come to the end of this lifelong journey?

     They are here with Me now, and John sends you a kiss
     They wait for you to join in their eternal bliss

*Entry for PD’s “Collaborating in the Clouds” contest
By Carolyn Devonshire, June 28, 2012 

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  1. Date: 8/25/2012 10:22:00 AM
    Really nice and loved most of all lines. A being of true heart always carries courage to complain to God. Good luck in the contest. Loved always, my favorite, bl

  1. Date: 7/9/2012 1:45:00 PM
    congrats Carolyn on a most beautiful write and win for this lovely theme of communion with God..

  1. Date: 7/9/2012 7:05:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved placement in P. D.'s "Clouds" contest Carolyn. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/9/2012 1:34:00 AM
    carolyn congrats on your win...just excellent..David

  1. Date: 7/8/2012 6:32:00 AM
    Touching poem, Carolyn. Congratulations on your win!

  1. Date: 6/29/2012 8:37:00 AM
    Carolyn a great poem, good luck with both...David

  1. Date: 6/28/2012 8:13:00 PM
    Dear Carolyn, this is're in my daily prayers as usual. Missed you but I left a message the other evening. God bless. Much love and hugs, Annalise

  1. Date: 6/28/2012 4:27:00 PM
    A beautiful, touching write, Carolyn. Best wishes in the contest. Love, Kim

  1. Date: 6/28/2012 3:10:00 PM
    An excellent conversation. I pray you will be united with your loved ones, just not tooo soon.

  1. Date: 6/28/2012 2:04:00 PM
    A wonderful poem from a lady who can really write beautifully. - Glad to see you Carolyn - hope you are doing well. - Luck to you in contest. - oxox love Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 6/28/2012 1:52:00 PM
    This is a truly beautiful write my friend! And I understand that you probably have had this conversation with the Lord! Your poem is extraordinary, so true, and so very real! I just love your wonderful write Carolyn! Great Work!!