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The Spirital Womb

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The Spirital Womb

The tragedy of a Miracle started today
Our Lord’s brutalized body passed away 

Of all the tragedies in the history of man
This is one I try to grasp, but never can

For some reason I find it impossible to see
We crucified the greatest man in our history

Through all of the gain and all of the loss
It was a predestined coin man had to toss

I wonder how Pilot must have felt that day
He washed cowards hands in a cowardly way

Beaten and tortured, his skin ripped to shreds
As a thorny crown dug holes into Jesus’ head

While nailed to the cross he had one final goal
Through the mercy of love he saved another soul

He saved that soul and then our Lord Jesus died
Can you imagine the countless tears that were cried?

As we all know Jesus' body was placed into a tomb
To my minds eye it was no less than a spiritual womb 

And from inside that womb salvation was born
For the tomb was found empty come Sunday morn

This is not how the story ends it is only how it starts
The Lord now lives up inside each one of our hearts

Even those lost in Prison, the ones like I used to be
Can turn to the Lord and then they will be set free

Freedom is a thing that I think we all strive to find
It is etched in our heart and engraved in our mind

I was locked up in a cell nestled tightly away
Facing several years that I would have to pay

Up inside of that cell I made my own decree
A true miracle was taking place inside of me

I was a very evil man and I was so proud to show it
In the wink of an eye I was transformed into a Poet

I learned there is only one way to truly be free
Ask of the Lord, “ Jesus please come unto me”

And just as the Lord Jesus Christ rose up out of his tomb
We can all live with-in the comfort of his spiritual womb




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  1. Date: 4/20/2009 4:28:00 PM
    Awesome, this poem is very, very good, I love the 2 lined rhymes, and it is inspiring...

  1. Date: 4/20/2009 6:38:00 AM
    What a beautiful way to set down your faith, your wrongs and how you've come to put your life right... Prison, I believe would be a tough way to learn, however in a way we all battle with tortures that imprison us through our ill-deads at some point in our lives. Ours is not to be perfect but to strive to do our best in His name, whatever our own persecutions, I do not believe they can be as bad as those he bore...I think you capture so much in the heart of this write. Very powerful,Anna-Marie.

  1. Date: 4/18/2009 3:40:00 AM
    Sending you a hug....... beautifully written.

  1. Date: 4/13/2009 5:54:00 PM
    Michael this is absolutely beautiful. Your words are so powerful and hold such amazing truth. I loved reading it. yf4l ~Michaela~

  1. Date: 4/12/2009 1:39:00 AM
    Excellent poem to read today Michael.Rgds Brian & thanks for your welcom comments

  1. Date: 4/11/2009 7:37:00 AM
    Michael you are a powerfulw riter and your heart is always at the forefront when you write or leave a comment..brother you got the white horse in the poem...for life brother.

  1. Date: 4/10/2009 3:13:00 PM
    Michael this is such a great write you have a remarkable gift.You are an inspiration to all those locked up in cells and those in depression too for that is like a cell. God Bless have a great Easter. Leon

  1. Date: 4/10/2009 2:09:00 PM
    beautiful,you are God's instrument to us!Amen to this well penned poetry-CHARMA

  1. Date: 4/10/2009 1:10:00 PM
    just beautiful Michael! your hearts revealed here, jmg

  1. Date: 4/10/2009 12:09:00 PM
    Oh Michael, this is overwhelmingly beautiful. It all brings tears to my eyes, the horror and the beauty. You have written a masterpiece here, capturing the spirit of the holiday and all it stands for. Happy Easter Michael, to you and your family. YF4L Love & hugs, Shar xoxo

  1. Date: 4/10/2009 11:00:00 AM
    Amen MJ , Well presented ......

  1. Date: 4/10/2009 10:55:00 AM
    hi MJ, I am so glad you are free and that you are happy, I used to have a problem with chocolate, mainly comfort eating but God changed all that for me and its great to be free, I live for him now he knows what is best for me and I am healthier to, God bless you always my dear friend. from diane

  1. Date: 4/10/2009 10:42:00 AM
    so wonderfuly written and so passionate, i like all your poems of faith it is an encouragement, thanks for your feed back on my poem nine days to go, it will be one year on the 19th of april, Josh took me and my children as his family which not many would do that but God just brought two broken people and made them as one whole one, I am so glad you are ok and God bless you and your wife, you deserve the best. from diane

  1. Date: 4/10/2009 10:41:00 AM
    Hi Michael Oh so beautiful. You have been given such an amazing gift my friend and you use it well. Many you and yours have a wonderful Easter filled with many blessings! Thanks for your most welcome comments on Wolf's message I sure do appreciate that. Love Light Truth Patricia

  1. Date: 4/10/2009 10:15:00 AM
    Wonderful and powerful, my friend. I always love to read your words. This one holds a lot of value in our world. Posted also at a very fitting time. Love to you and your family. Love Christie

  1. Date: 4/10/2009 9:55:00 AM
    Powerful write, Michael, an utter surrender to faith ... you should read my "Images" and see how share today a common path.