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Heavens' Doorway

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Heavens' Doorway

One day there was an accident, and to heavens gate I was called.
As an angel sat down beside me, upon the bed I had been put upon.
Such a shining warmth ensued as it held me in its thrall.
A thought from God proclaimed, “What with your life have you done?”
Then all of life fled past me, but not as I did expect to see it done.
For all I saw and felt were things I hadn’t known I had done, and yet…
So much pain inflicted to each, with such little words and thoughts.
I never would have known such power, by one person, could be wrought.
I bowed my head in shame at the pain I knew I could not undo, yet…
Suddenly, I found myself forgiven. Yes, TRULY it was true!
Hallelujah became my amazed and impassioned cry before him, that night!
His warmth had never wavered, nor even his illustrious, wonderful light.
How could he forgive me, someone as wretched and lowly as I?
And yet, he did… and so he changed my life from then on out. 
But low and behold he wasn’t yet done with me, or so my story goes…
He sent me back to my home again… it in comparison brought me low.
But he said my work lay uncompleted, so now I must go back…
He said to stay clean and I would blossom… What do you think of that?
A veil he placed upon my eyes to remove me from the knowledge of all I’d known.
Then he sent me from his side, where I could not see him but knew he was.
Now, here I stand before you, a totally changed and humbled one.
Still, I have found I have sinned again… I know he must have known.
Perhaps some day, as I patiently wait… I’ll be allowed once more within his gate.
Only time will tell, as again I’ll feel every ones pain…
All I can say is: God Forgive Me… as I continue to wait…

(This really happened and changed my life.)

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  1. Date: 4/21/2014 6:34:00 PM
    there's movie comming out soon about the boy that went to heaven. I believe this for several reasons. one is because I'm in the bible code. three times. but it turned out to be a tragic mistake to find out. loved this piece.

  1. Date: 6/7/2012 5:11:00 AM
    Inspiring story and loved the read. Congrats.

  1. Date: 6/6/2012 1:41:00 PM
    Carol--A beautiful and true memory~ Congrats on this win! Gwendolen

  1. Date: 6/5/2012 6:46:00 PM
    How'd I miss this one? Beautiful write!

  1. Date: 6/5/2012 6:33:00 AM
    A belated congratulations on your win in Gail's contest Carol E. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/4/2012 8:57:00 AM
    Carol congrats on your win..David

  1. Date: 6/3/2012 6:28:00 PM
    Carol, Congratulations with your beautiful "HEAVEN'S DOORWAY” entry in Gail's contest. God Bless. ~always :-) PD

  1. Date: 6/2/2012 8:41:00 AM
    You can truely say that He touched you and changed you for a purpose...Thanks for sharing. Take care. Janet

  1. Date: 5/30/2012 3:43:00 PM
    This true life story is really amazing Carol; these things sure change lives and make us more aware. Thanks for sharing!

  1. Date: 5/27/2012 1:07:00 PM
    Wow, awesome write - and even more awesome that it's real, Carol. Many congrats on all your wins, my friend : )

  1. Date: 5/27/2012 11:39:00 AM
    true testimony...I love it!

  1. Date: 5/26/2012 1:13:00 PM
    Carol, What an amazing story and write! Thank you for sharing your experience. I believe these things happen to a selective few so God's love can be shared! Best wishes in the contest. It's a winner for me and going into my faves. Love and Blessings, Rhonda

  1. Date: 5/25/2012 10:24:00 PM
    Yup..You brought me tears Carol. So it wasn't your time either hey?Mine either..And I still sin too :o( We are humans,I guess thats what we do?A very emotional write here. A Fav it shall be. :o)

  1. Date: 5/25/2012 2:03:00 PM
    A profound inspirational account of a vision not many of us get to view Carol . Hope you are well ,He is a forgiving God.Very well written.Hugs Anne

  1. Date: 5/25/2012 1:02:00 PM
    ... Very beautiful story and soulfelt verse, my dear beautiful Carol ... Made me think of Samson, knowing that he had fallen short of so many hopes in regards unto himself from others perhaps ... Humbled in his last breaths but, love, never left his side ... Love, tristen :)