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His Wonderful Healing Power

His praises are upon my lips and shall forever be

what He has done for me some will never see.

The breath of life He breathed into me

made me His for all eternity.

Life He created and placed on Earth

some have dragged in the dirt.

The raging sea which gave other the cold chill

He commanded by stating, "Peace Be Still!"

the hungry gathering multitude

He fed with five fish and loaves with loving gratitude.

At the wedding of Canaan He turned water into wine

many drank and thought it was just fine.

He walked upon a deep sea with blue water

which some may have tried thereafter.

To the blind He gave their sight

they praised His name and made things right.

Many rushed to touch His garment

for their actions He rendered unto them an achievement.

Those who were lame and unable to walk

He touched and they stood up and talked.

His words were His bond and awakened many people

today His words are heard from buildings with steeples.

His love brought everlasting life unto many

one may even call it the light of an epiphany.

His grace saved the souls of many going astray

being saved by His grace they knelt down and started to pray.

His loving touch felt like a soothing and healing balm

many upon feeling His soft hand their hearts became calm.

He stood still and commanded, "Lazarus Come Forth!"

those who were present witnessed an awesome rebirth.

On the eyes of a blind man He rubbed clay

he received his sight and praised Him all day.

He was and still is the Savior and Miracle Worker

unto many souls He is forever their Caretaker!


© Joseph S. Spence, Sr., 8/8/09
© All Rights Reserved


Joseph S. Spence, Sr., is the author of "The Awakened One Poetics" (2009), which is 
published in seven different languages. He invented the Epulaeryu poetry form, which 
focuses on succulent cuisines and drinks. He is published in various forums, including the 
World Haiku Association; Poetinis Druskininku, Milwaukee Area College, Phoenix Magazine; 
Möbius Poetry, and Taj Mahal Review to name a few. Joseph is a Goodwill Ambassador for 
the state of Arkansas, USA, a college faculty, and a military veteran.


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  1. Date: 6/14/2010 11:25:00 AM
    Joeseph ... really really beautiful lovely ... speechless love Jayne

  1. Date: 5/20/2010 4:11:00 AM
    A Chara Ian, You certainly have my permission to do so. Blessings to you my friend. Please send me some feedback. Le dea-ghui, Joseph

  1. Date: 5/19/2010 2:00:00 PM
    Loved the poem Joseph, would you mind if I read it out in my church? They would really appreciate this.

  1. Date: 12/6/2009 2:34:00 PM
    An uplifting reflection of your faith, Joseph. Hope your holidays are warm and wonderful! and that 2010 is a fine year for you and yours!!

  1. Date: 10/2/2009 9:21:00 AM
    I thank you Joseph for sharing such an uplifting inspirational read. God Bless, Always, Adell

  1. Date: 9/24/2009 12:59:00 PM
    Truly well said Joseph! History has never known one like him,with his patience he's tolerated;mans every whim. God Bless, Prince

  1. Date: 9/23/2009 12:10:00 AM
    Thanks for the inpirational message Joseph. And here's a heartwarming work - you just made my morning praises so beautifully delivered to the heavens....Annie Rose

  1. Date: 9/5/2009 11:28:00 PM
    Just beautiful what more can I say ... kind regards Jayne Thanks for your kind remarks on my poem it was much appreciated sorry to be long in replying I was in hospital again lol

  1. Date: 8/27/2009 10:01:00 PM
    Joseph what a pleasure it is to read your writing again - It is very very uplifting and inspirational Joseph - i wanted to let you know I've started back to College full time going for a Bachelor's Degree in Behavioral Science specializing in Drug & Alcohol Addiction - Its a big step but where i feel the Lord is leading me - Thank you Joseph for your friendship, support and encouragement over the lat few years you have been an inspiration in my life - God Bless you Joseph, MJ

  1. Date: 8/24/2009 5:22:00 AM
    Last two lines especially nice. Keep writing. Sara