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Message in a Bottle

The child of God, which is you, is deceived indeed.
He sees his love spat upon by mindless opinions,
only to realize he himself is the one who spits.

What do you seek so desperately from the world?
The Love of God knows you as you truly are.
Stop hiding from us, we can ALWAYS see you.
Stop hating us, we always love you.

Don't be sick anymore.
Sickness attests to who you're not, slain on the corpse of who you are.
Your monster hates you
but it isn't real.

Just cross the border, let your fear go for a few minutes.
Hear the Voice inside.
Let It dictate how you will act from now on, in love and in grace.
Relax, put your feet up.
The fun is just beginning.

You know the drill, are well trained, and have shown tremendous accomplishment.
The next step is discipline. 
You are worthy only of love.
All else is folly.
You know this to be true.

Your guilt is meaningless.
The shadows are gone.
You have seen the light of day Yoni, you just don't know it yet.
Forgive yourself, the child of God still Lives.
He is much happier than you have ever been.
Forgive Yoni, this is your world.
Make of it what you will. 

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  1. Date: 10/3/2009 6:05:00 PM
    Wow! The last stanza brings it home with creativity and style. Much for the reader to think about. Thank you for your interesting thoughts regarding my footle. Keep on writing!!!! Karen

  1. Date: 10/3/2009 9:02:00 AM
    You know Yoni,I love your words of self critique;they express the kind of wisdom God has given you:a wisdom to evaluate when things have gone wrong.More wisdom from the Heavens! Prince

  1. Date: 9/23/2009 9:06:00 AM
    Beautiful, inspiring write here Yoni! I agree we can be our own worst enemy ... smile ... and yes indeed Love Rules the Universe ... Your guess about My Job was wonderful but wrong ... LOL ... however, I was a telemarketer for a short time also but, You don't really have to smile on the telephone ... Guess Again ...

  1. Date: 9/18/2009 7:27:00 PM
    Your depth of wisdom in the truth is distinguishable, in every line in this write Yoni. Keep up the good work. Sincerely, Moses

  1. Date: 9/17/2009 12:19:00 PM
    It is so hard to forgive ourselves sometimes, very nice write.

  1. Date: 9/16/2009 5:23:00 AM
    Beautiful, Yoni. Truth is beautiful. Lovingly, Dane

  1. Date: 9/15/2009 4:59:00 PM
    Thank you oh smarty pants for the spell check!!! If not you who??? no one else would tell me TP was trailing me from behind! You do PLEASE write me a Boston dialect..I have not yet begun to nag! ohhhhhh the verse above..well.....remember the man behind the curtain in the Wizard of Oz and the BIG head out front??? k? don't want to be either..I loves Ya

  1. Date: 9/15/2009 2:13:00 PM
    Interesting thoughts put to pen. Sara

  1. Date: 9/15/2009 11:42:00 AM
    Thank you for sharing your heart with us in your excellent poetry today Yoni.How can we ever forgive another if we have never learnt to forgive ourself. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/15/2009 11:26:00 AM
    I Love This Yoni. The Sentences Are Great. You Should Forgive Yourself, No Matter What Reasons You Believe You Shouldnt. Make This World What You Will - I Love This Line. Child Of God....Amazing Job, Listen To The Music That Calls To You, And Balms Your Soul. Let Your Soul Take Hold Of That Balm. Love And Peace Forever. -Breaking Booboo

  1. Date: 9/15/2009 8:18:00 AM
    Sometimes forgiving ourselves is even harder than forgiving others. This insightful poem could be a healing place....I hope it helps to unleash those feelings and be kind to yourself. God Bless...Carrie

  1. Date: 9/15/2009 4:12:00 AM
    Your writes are full of hope of crossing borders and letting go of fear-a pleasure--Celina

  1. Date: 9/14/2009 9:00:00 PM
    Yes Yoni good message in a bottle for you ,me an all the readers...Yes the child of God in us still lives..lets forgive and be happy-Excellent inner thoughts and feelings--Charma

  1. Date: 9/14/2009 8:27:00 PM
    A message within your own self. Maybe feeling guilty about something you did. God does love and forgive, it is us, that is so hard on our self. good emotion reflected in this poem. thanks for sharring. Judy Riley