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Element Water

It took place shortly after   and the stage was set
before words      before ink      before heavenly breath
There was a rain on the parade
of eternal monotony
and the angels were elated

In the Beginning God created...      the verse everyone knows
tantalizing phrasing that leaves you on your tip-toes

before grass      before plants      before earthly foes

And the earth was without form...      (and talk about void!)

It was there when it was all lightning and storm:
chaos untamed in watery upheaval,
though the celestial walls were impermeable

Enough disarray to make a grown man weep

And darkness was over the surface of the deep...

It was there before it was given the title: Sea
Before light was birthed with a "Let there be"

Blanketing the earth with cerulean comfort
in preparation for ethereal tickles,
despair happy to take her wings

And the Spirit of God was hovering...

Like a golden eagle dipping down
into azure pools
knowing mountains will soon rise from your depths

... but LOVE is the requisite
   ... and HOPE is the heart of it

Just like the weather that's about to hit the scene,
before Pangaea performs in emerald green

... and there was morning      the Second Day

Can you not hear your doubts just wash away?

---remember what happened on the Third?
I'm sure you do---

As you see Him reaching down with liquid love for you,
longing to invigorate your being

He wants to split you in half
as the Rod of Moshe
made watery walls of crystallization
He longs to enter into your towering trust

(and not just on occasion)

For sometimes the Water of Life is dramatic
Sometimes it's not

And sometimes your fears could use a little irrigation
(right now your eyes could use
a bit of prayerful precipitation)

Remember the ruby water that dripped down
the Face of the Son
that fateful day
Drink it in      Become full
Indulge in humble hydration

Your heart will tell you what you should

And behold it was very good...

NOTE: Moshe is the Hebrew rendering of the name Moses.

Written April 2nd, 2016
For the Element Water Contest Hosted by Brian Davey

Six Words Used: Impermeable, Requisite, Invigorate, Crystallization, Precipitation, Hydration

Copyright © Timothy Hicks | Year Posted 2016

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Bridge Over Troubled Water

B  ridge Over Troubled Water...
R  ealizing I am not above trouble...
I  am human to a fault...
D ecisions in life to be crossed...
G  od knows my life stands at the alter...
E  ternity is my bridge over troubled water...

O  ver Troubled Water...
V  ictory in the mist of my troubles...
E  ven when I make the same mistakes...
R  ivers of troubled water will take place...

T  roubled Water...
R  eality sinks in, through the flow of the river...
O  nly that can be seen, by the unseen eye...
U  nderneath the bridge there lies...
B  eneath the waters that flow...
L  ies awaiting the answer to our call...
E  very decision that can be made over...
D  ecides our destiny through troubled waters...

W  ater...
A  s clear as the answer to our troubles...
T  akes us on to a new life...
E  ternity, forever illuminated by the living Christ...
R  ealizing that He is the answer to, Bridge Over Troubled Water... 

By:  Cinda M Carter

Contest...Bridge Over Troubled Water



Copyright © Cinda Carter | Year Posted 2014

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Sunlight trickles through stained glass windows.
She kneels, a little apart from her fellows
who also seek salvation in water.
Her gray hair slips from her circumspect braid,
and her Sunday-best thrift-store garb
stands out because it doesn't.
Shaking fingers tap the rail
Nervous feet twitch as she waits.
The water flows down the line of supplicants
till it reaches her, and instantly,she is transformed,
beautiful from scraggly braid to thrift-store shoes.
Can mere water cause this transformation?
Is this a message for me---
Another arrow into the heart of my agnosticism?
I don't know, but for now, 
there is sunlight trickling through stained glass windows.

Copyright © Mary Oliver Rotman | Year Posted 2015

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God's Grace

The blue waters,
The green trees,
The blue skies,
The light breeze,
The crisp air,
The birds sing,
The puffed clouds;
The awakening.

Copyright © Kevin C. Martin | Year Posted 2013

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The water. 
It ripples and waves.
Its soothing to the touch and it runs over your body like an invisible blanket.
When life is too much to take I run to the water.
I've thought about lost loved ones over the view of the ocean.
As the waves ran over my toes and pulled back it was as if God was telling me I'm here.
I see your pain. I see your passion. In time I will wash them away.
When it rains, it stirs something inside of my heart. I know that as this storm shall pass, so will the trials of life.
The pain will be washed away. All will grow new again.
Pain is water.
Joy is water.
Life it water.
Water is beauty.

Copyright © Misty Hoot | Year Posted 2013

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The scent of water

Hard may be the paths that are given to us Harder still they may be, when we choose not their way Yet, to abide to them we shall, always without any fuss For we are after all lost, blind and we need to find our way! This way that we do seek, is it not known as the end The end word known as death, the end of life and love If death be the end, then pray we do have faith on a ready stand Of course, life, at the scent of water does evolve! Holy water, sprouting from the root of mystery Pray do come and lead us all Take us there where all is holy Where always we hear songs of the choral! Life does not end with death, life gets renewed In this world, or another, by the Holy One, it is always brewed!

Copyright © Anoucheka Gangabissoon | Year Posted 2014

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Jesus Gives LIVING Water

Jesus Gives Living Water!

Perhaps your feel as if you life has “run dry.”
Nothing that you’ve tried has satisfied…

Perhaps you feel as if any love has “dried up.”
You may feel like you want to give up?

God’s words tell us some words we can live by.
Jesus gives living water, that’ll never run dry!

He gives living water that nourishes the soul.
And offers completeness to make us whole!

His water is eternal and brings hope within!
It feeds the soul of man, and will never end!

Won’t you come and drink of this water so pure?
A new life in Christ, can be yours…  For sure!

His pure water can quench the thirst of man.
There’s nothing too hard for Jesus to understand!

He loves us so much and is alive this hour!
Won’t you drink from his life changing power?

Hallelujah to Christ!  The soon and coming king!
A complete love and peace is what he brings!

Thank you Jesus!  For your mercy and love!
Please quench our hearts, from heaven above!

The water from Jesus gives life everlasting!
He offers it to everyone!  Just for the asking!

By Jim Pemberton   05/04/14

Copyright © Jim Pemberton | Year Posted 2014

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My Lord
Rescuer of my lost soul
Deliverer of my salvation
Listens when I call
Heals my broken heart and makes me whole
My provider-
Comforts the weary
Mends the broken
        He walked on water
Imagine what He can do 

When I'm sad and lonely
When my heart longs for home
It's Him I look to 
Then I'm strong 
My Lord
The Prince of Peace
Feeds the birds that do not sow
The blind see and the Lame walk  
If His eyes are on a sparrow
I am entitled to blessings and grace
For He -
My Lord Jesus,
 walked on water
Imagine what He is able to do for you and me

Copyright © Wasekera Chiphazi Banda | Year Posted 2015

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Eternal Spring

With each stone,
A certain size,
A distinct color,
Water flows gracefully
Over each backbone of the brook.

Along the brook,
The water is pristine,
Yet calm and quiet,
Rolling over stones
And pebbles, the water streams into
A natural spring.

The spring dwells
Eternal life,
Once drank,
Life everlasting.
Offering life after passing.

Copyright © Sarah Cassleman | Year Posted 2013

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The Water

Do not disturb the water
The man once said to me
for those who've tried are no more
Quite mysteriously

They spoke of love and life once lived
A place called home, where all was his

It all burnt away, he said with a tear
and all i'm left with is this empty fear

As you see my friend we've much in common
But theres once major difference
you're not in a coffin

So feel free to take a swim
Test the waters he said with a grin
for I see you know which way to go
Dont make me push you in

Copyright © Addam Hughes | Year Posted 2012

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How To Make Holy Water

The process to make Holy Water is no big secret.
You just plain and simply boil the Hell out of it.

Copyright © SillyBilly theKidster | Year Posted 2013

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Crying Out - 2

Have my peccant daydreams seep away
Purged from my mind devoid all delay
Evaporate those thoughts like the mist
Wring as a sponge, oh LORD, with a twist
Have me absorb ideas you adore
Blessed visions soak deep to the core
Living water so pure for my soul
Please, fill me up, each pore, every hole
My thoughts are wrong, so done be your will
Your providence is far greater still
So, God, exchange, my sin with your grace
Each transgression, remove every trace
Though my frail mind compels me to turn
With drowning pain, my life, you did earn.

Copyright © Bradley Musgrave | Year Posted 2013

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While Noah was seeking refuge,
I was enjoying the deluge,
When you're a great white shark like me,
A flood just increases your territory.

Thanks to man's dirty dealings,
The rain gave us vaulted ceilings,
Within a forty-day time span,
The flood opened up our floor plan.

Each one of us hosted delicious feasts,
Until the floodwaters decreased,
We felt more than a little defeated,
When the excess water retreated.

Why it had to end, we may never understand,
But we heard that it worked out for Noah and his clan.

August 28, 2016

Copyright © Kim Bond | Year Posted 2016

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The Water Pots

The servants obeyed Jesus,
And filled the water pots with water to the brim.
They did not know why
Or what He’d do. They did not question-
They just obeyed Him.

They must have felt very foolish
When they served it to the guests.
But the Governor of the feast declared,
“The wine they’d saved till the last,
Was the best.”

Copyright © Betty Butler | Year Posted 2016

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Deluge Premiere

Noah shown favor
Ark to escape destruction
God’s wrath was to come

Animals, by two 
Fowls of the air by seven
To replenish Earth

Eight souls of mankind
Noah, three sons, and their wives
Ark’s door shut by God

First time ere witnessed
Heavens and earth opened up
Deluge upon them

Lifted on waters
Some hundred and fifty days
Then docked on the mount

New life on the earth
Be fruitful and multiply
Fresh promise rainbow

August 30, 2016

Copyright © Randy Steele | Year Posted 2016