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His Son Was Nailed

“How can you smile”, he asked of me,
“When life is so full of misery?
Just what is behind this mystery,
That puts a smile on your face where a frown should be?”

No misery that visits me today Can break the promise that God has made If in his glory, I bask each day No misfortune can take my smile away
“And what makes you think these stories are true? What has God ever done for me or you? Our stomachs are still empty when the day is through The pleasures we’ve known are short and few.”
Because this I know and I know it well It’s in the stories that the gospels tell God ensured that evil will always fail When upon the cross his son was nailed

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  1. Date: 6/11/2012 3:24:00 PM
    And with each rainbow we're reminded. The promise of his love that binded. Forgiveness, faith and hope eternal. That his deciples scibed into the journal. Wonderful poem Joe. The ending is such a beginning.

  1. Date: 6/8/2012 2:17:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved win, nice write xx

  1. Date: 6/7/2012 5:56:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in the Susan's "Nailed or Failed"contest Joe. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/6/2012 6:35:00 PM
    JOE, Congratulations with your wonderful win, In SUSAN'S contest. take care ;-) ~ Always PD

  1. Date: 6/4/2012 9:12:00 PM
    YOu did this challenge very well, joe. I really hope this one scores high! A very spiritual one.

  1. Date: 6/4/2012 8:48:00 PM
    i'm not gonna say that. i got good days an bad days. and days i need to ask God to make better. and He does but it's me who needs testing. and i agree everyday. but it's when He shows up that i feel The greatest.

  1. Date: 6/2/2012 8:12:00 PM
    A conversation poem! I likey! The person inquiring about your joy certainly caught on by the end--I hope. Great to see this post, Joe. Without God, where would we be?...Appreciate spiritual writes. Best wishes to u. Gwenodlen

  1. Date: 6/2/2012 4:24:00 PM
    So true Joe, very well written. - oxox Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 6/2/2012 4:21:00 PM
    Joe, this a terrific poem! I love the hope in the words and the way you formatted the dialogue. Good to see you posting today. Love and Blessings, Rhonda

  1. Date: 6/2/2012 2:15:00 AM
    yes that is true, wellw ritten I love this poem, it is written and we know it is true, that God is with us in all situations in every place we go in eevrything that we do, we need trials to grow or we would not be a frog fully reliant on God, God promises us a better future, kep shining bright and keep wriitng my friend. God bless you from diane