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Vision of Love

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Vision of Love

  I lead myself, to a faraway place,
in dreams I traveled, to find his grace.

  My journey stood before me, when I walked,
his power was released, as I talked.

  The road I was on, was not my own,
but a pathway of life, before his throne.

  To the side of me, were twenty-four chairs,
filled with our grandparents, all of them heirs.

  The angels were singing, in the short distance,
I can tell you now, of the four beast existence.

  The sea of glass, for where I was standing,
became a multitude, of his saints landing.

  There is no darkness, in this beautiful place,
for our God is light, with rays of his grace.

  Before me I saw, the judgment of man,
the book was read, and so it began.

  Our Savior was slain, to stand for us all,
his mercy is love, so no one would fall.

  As gifts were given, I fell to the floor,
to worship my Lord, my soul to emplore.

  For my life long journey, I dream of this end,
for I know its meaning, on him I depend.



      A story out of the bible my greatgrandmother use to tell me,
 as she is one of the heirs in the twenty-four chairs.
  I love you great grandmother,    Gertrude Arends.
   

          A poem by johnaarongreen


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  1. Date: 11/21/2012 9:24:00 PM
    John,, Stopping by to greet you and every other soup poet, with a special thank you comment, during this wonderful Thanksgiving season. Hope you do not mind the time I am taking to express my sincere appreciation for any support you have offered during the years, or time you have been here on the soup. I am deeply thankful and extend to you my best wishes for a happy and healthy Poetic Magical Thanksgiving Day. *Always & Forever, the Poet Destroyer; -*

  1. Date: 1/6/2012 1:49:00 AM
    Beautiful!!!

  1. Date: 11/30/2011 1:37:00 PM
    Still love this poem---immensely! Put it in the middle of your Bible! :) :0 Gwendolen

  1. Date: 11/27/2011 3:27:00 PM
    I enjoyed reading this!! A fantastic peice of poetry! well done :)

  1. Date: 11/21/2011 4:17:00 PM
    a treasured piece of poetry John.. splendidly crafted to convey beautiful message luv.. your daughter may surely use my poem for her school work project and my name too if needed.. sorry but had hand surgery and am in a stell plated cast for nerves to fuse back.. not supposed to type but sneak on PS now and then luv.. let me know how she makes out and thankxx for all your amazing comments..luv..

  1. Date: 11/19/2011 2:56:00 PM
    John, one of your most beautiful poems ever. Means a lot to me today. Anne soup mail

  1. Date: 11/17/2011 11:04:00 AM
    Another beautiful write John...It brought me chills...So true it is, And bless your grandmother for passing these words onto you.

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    Date: 11/17/2011 2:16:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thank you,,,you kind words are a blessing,,and i learn so much from you master writers.....
  1. Date: 11/9/2011 10:13:00 PM
    Dear John, My journey stood before me, when I walked, his power was released, as I talked. this is a very precious...line....God bless the way this poem reached my thoughts... I think you wrote this with so much meaning.. I like to think this life is not my own,,i'm just borrowing this temple called a BODY.... love it from start to end... thank you ,,p.d.

  1. Date: 11/9/2011 9:29:00 PM
    I see the book of Revelation in this John. Your story is filled with inspiration with images of the future. So nice dear friend! :)

  1. Date: 11/8/2011 7:27:00 PM
    John these lines are haunting and inspiring.. great testament to your great gran.. my grandmother had a huge Bible full of colored photos and large print..she read to us kids every day..it was enlightening and educational.. a tapestry of memories my friend..luv..

  1. Date: 11/7/2011 8:46:00 PM
    Hi John...I had a dream similar once...without the chairs tho. I really like your love for the Lord and how you express it through your poetry. So reverent. (Personally, I always capitalize the name of the One who hung the stars in the skies and knit me together in my mamma's womb). I will be spending more time reading your work as you post. Inspiring for me as I try to grow closer to Him. High five, bro! Gwendolen

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    Date: 11/7/2011 8:59:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thank you so much,,and oops on the grammer.......
  1. Date: 11/7/2011 6:01:00 PM
    This is a masterpiece John and a very inspiring read. Love how your rhymes and rhythm are greatly expressed and with such a fine stroke of your spirit and pen. You are amazing! Thank you for your kinds comments on mine and May God Bless! Thank you ever so for sharing your poetry. You are truly talented!

  1. Date: 11/7/2011 4:14:00 PM
    Glorification to a great grandmohter. Expressed so lovingly and full of spiritual endeavors. AWESOME. Rosalyn

  1. Date: 11/7/2011 1:36:00 PM
    * “Tis A Beautiful Story * My Dear Sweet Lovely John * Your Precious Comments Always Reveal Your Loving Beauty * Must Have Been Passed Down By Your Beautiful GrandMother * One Day I Hope That I Shall Stand Aside Your Loveliness * As Dancing Amid The Joys of Eternity * Beautiful * My Luv Always * Sarah.” *

  1. Date: 11/7/2011 1:15:00 PM
    It's remarkable how long your grandmother lived, John. Even more remarkable is the spiritually uplifting quality of this poem. Your faith shines throughout. Thank you for your kind comments on my poems. Coming from someone with as much talent as you have, they mean a lot. Love and blessings, Carolyn

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    Date: 11/7/2011 1:24:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    i am learning to write still,,and thank you,,ps is a great place to learn from you masters,,,and i am a humble small business man in construction,,and my kids have to edit my work,,,lol,,,,so i am a work in progress,,,thanks to all of my friends here on the soup.....
  1. Date: 11/7/2011 11:59:00 AM
    my great grandmother lived to be one hundred and four years old,,and i learned more about our lord from her than anyone on this earth,,,a true prayer warrior,,and a special blessing to all her kids, grandkids,great grandkids, and even great, great grandkids,,,our memories are ever before us......