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What Easter means to Me

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What Easter means to Me

As I sit and reflect on this Easter Sunday.
Many things pass through my mind.
As I see Christ hanging on the cross, 
knowing HE laid down his life for me.
So my life is, entrusted to thee.
He died, he rose, so new life began
I know you suffered on the cross
to deliver us, giving us eternal life.
You suffered so that I may live.
What more honor could you bestow
on me ,one of your sheep, saving me,
through your mercy, through your grace.
The promise of everlasting life.

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  1. Date: 4/17/2011 9:35:00 PM
    Hey Phyllis! Looks as though u have been writing some great stuff lately! I had to revisit this one again! Such a personal testimony of God's love for us! Gwendolen

  1. Date: 4/12/2011 8:00:00 PM
    so true and a great write.

  1. Date: 4/6/2011 8:26:00 PM
    Congrats on HAVING THIS POEM AND YOUR SPRING ONE IN THE NEWSPAPER!!! Like I said on my blog...I AM SO PROUD OF U! Way to go girl! All the soup-ers are applauding you right now! Blessings. Gwendolen

  1. Date: 4/6/2011 3:55:00 PM
    You carry Christ's word and his work so well in this poem, Phyllis. This IS the meaning of Easter -- a sacrifice that bestowed upon us the "promise of everlasting life." Best wishes in the contest! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 4/4/2011 8:58:00 AM
    thankxx Phyllis and so good to see u again my friend.. u know this Easter contest is going to be judged on Good Friday per Gwendolen's blog a day ago.. so good luck as we prepare to celebrate this holy time of year.. glad my Scottish tale gave u a smile ..luv..

  1. Date: 4/4/2011 8:53:00 AM
    very well said, wonderful flow and rythem. have a wonderful Easter.

  1. Date: 4/3/2011 6:52:00 PM
    this is truly an amazing reminder of what Easter means, great work and God bless you

  1. Date: 4/2/2011 4:40:00 PM
    Ohh this is just wonderful. I really enjoyed reading your excellent poetry today and am looking forward to reading more. Take care. Dana'lynn

  1. Date: 4/2/2011 2:29:00 PM
    Yes,Phyllis, we are getting old to forget about April Fools' Day! well, you are my last comment today.Normally I can go so fast but with joe's laptop and no mouse, I just am getting nowhere. It would take me forever to find a poem of yours I have not read on this style of computer, so I need to get off now and get ready. Leaving in less than an hour for jeremy's place. I will blog about his cute little town when I get home! Luv, andrea

  1. Date: 4/1/2011 11:35:00 PM
    HI, Phyllis, I have taken a long time just to see my comments becasue of this laptop I'm on being so awkward to use. Otherwise, I would be searching in your back pages for a poem of yours to read. anyway, I sure hope this gem gets a placement in the Easter contest. Thanks for always being a friend. andrea

  1. Date: 3/31/2011 6:37:00 PM
    Tears fall from my eyes when I think of what suffering He endured . Wonderful writing, Phyllis. Lainie

  1. Date: 3/30/2011 1:40:00 PM
    this was such a sweet praise poem. T. S.

  1. Date: 3/29/2011 10:21:00 AM
    truly divine with a sprig of beautiful message for this season, phyllis... fabulous! winning wisshes to you! : huggs, nette

  1. Date: 3/28/2011 10:39:00 PM
    Hi, Phyllis, you are just about my last look see for the night and this is a beautiful Easter poem. May you have a wonderful tomorrow. Luv, andrea

  1. Date: 3/28/2011 8:57:00 PM
    Beautifully penned Phyllis my friend and good luck in the contest with this lovely expressive reminder of the celebration of Easter luv.. an inspirational message luv..

  1. Date: 3/28/2011 6:25:00 PM
    Lovely reflection on Christ's Life, Death and Resurrection, and what He's done for us. No greater Love than this!! Ellen

  1. Date: 3/28/2011 11:21:00 AM
    Enjoyed reading your magnificent poetry this morning Phyllis. The best to you in the contest. May you have a beautiful week of good health, love and baskets overflowing with inspiration. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/28/2011 9:06:00 AM
    Very beautiful and extremely well written. My best wishes to you in the contest