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Below is the poem entitled MY MIRACLE, MY ANSWERED PRAYER which was written by poet Cyndi MacMillan. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Miracles are as real as bone and flesh, Our small world is full of the unexplained, In waters cold and with each hopeful breath, I prayed for a child with words unrestrained, Kneeling to waves till their tows were ingrained. The sky sympathized with burdened, dark clouds, My longings were told to rough winds, out loud, Your will be done, God, but I’ve love to give, This servant bows low, no longer too proud, To humbly ask that my dream at last live.
ABOUT THIS POEM This is completely true. After sixteen years of infertility, I ‘heard’ a voice deep inside say, “It is time.” I immediately booked a vacation for myself and my husband to Port Elgin, Ontario. It was September, and Lake Huron was cold. People no longer swam. It was a week of rain and storms. Each day I would get up, walk to the beach and swim, as locals wearing raingear would walk their dogs on the boardwalk and shake their heads at me. Each morning, I’d swim and talk to God. I’d pray to Him, tell Him I had heard Him, and that I was ready to be a mom and that if it was His will, I would be the best mother I could be. I returned home and when I took my pregnancy test two weeks later, it said positive. The picture above is NOT mine, but mirrors what greeted me each day and where I rolled with the waves and felt God’s presence. I told my husband, even before we got there, we would be making a baby. I was that certain. After sixteen years, I still believed. This truth I must speak. I am beholden to my Maker who gifted me with a precious girl. AMEN!

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  1. Date: 4/1/2012 1:15:00 PM
    I am very happy to send you this congratulations on your win in ^Rick's "Glistening Thoughts" contest Cyndi. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/31/2012 7:25:00 PM
    Congrats on your becoming a mom and on praying through until God granted your heart's request..Great winner..Sara

  1. Date: 3/31/2012 1:02:00 PM
    congrats Cyndi on an HM for this exceptional write of glistening thoughts luv.. amazing photo to compliment lines ..

  1. Date: 3/31/2012 12:38:00 PM
    What a wonderful message and pure faith. Congratulations Cyndi. This poem should have been at the top. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 3/31/2012 1:39:00 AM
    Cyndi, What a lovely blessing you received in answered prayer. Indeed a miracle in God's own time. I was deeply moved by this beautiful poem and the story behind it. I am saving it to my favorites. I wish you and your daughter and husband much love and happiness. Congratulations on your win. Blessings, Connie

  1. Date: 3/30/2012 11:08:00 PM
    WooHoo!!!Glory to God on that one Cyndi!! Congratulations on your win and on your daughter!! ;) Thank you for your wonderful inspiration and sharing to us all!! BIG HIGGSSS!!!,love~deb

  1. Date: 3/22/2012 3:46:00 PM
    Amen, Cyndi! What a wonderful story...and uplifting message full of faith...A miracle, indeed! Thanks for sharing it. Ruben.

  1. Date: 3/20/2012 11:40:00 AM
    A beautiful poem and picture to go with it! I feel your love, happiness and gratitude. It is wonderful that you never gave up hope and now you have a beautiful daughter, a true blessing. Thanks for sharing. Rhonda

  1. Date: 3/20/2012 1:57:00 AM
    Dear Cyndi -- Your gratitude is as beautiful as a child. How old is she now? love, Kathy

  1. Date: 3/19/2012 5:23:00 PM
    What an amazing miracle Cyndi, and so beautiful she is. I should imagine you are all that a mother could be and the three of you are so lucky to have each other! Your poem is a celebration of life, so glad I found it Luv, Lizabeth

  1. Date: 3/19/2012 4:57:00 PM
    Wow. Really touching poem and story. So glad you got your wish :)

  1. Date: 3/19/2012 10:16:00 AM
    Amen, Cyndi....very heartfelt..God bless..pd

  1. Date: 3/19/2012 9:41:00 AM
    This is beautiful I feel your joy and happiness. So glad he gave you this precious gift, sending you love, vie

  1. Date: 3/19/2012 9:14:00 AM
    Cyndi, so happy you got your miracle! Your story brought tears to my eyes. Love, Kim