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A Compelling Adversary

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A Compelling Adversary

Fear, always a compelling and daunting adversary -
To sanction fear in my life is to reject the power within.
That I am made in the image of God, I must believe! 
~*~

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  1. Date: 3/18/2013 12:27:00 AM

    This speaks of internal conflicts and doubts. How fear gains strength the more you dwell on it, so one should never underestimate the power of positive thinking. I like how your poem makes me think... and look to a higher calling.

  1. Date: 2/2/2013 10:08:00 AM

    LOVE IT

  1. Date: 1/29/2013 3:02:00 PM

    Great faith work..Enjoyed reading this winner..Congrats ..Sara

  1. Date: 1/27/2013 9:47:00 AM

    Superb and awesome write...Wonderful presentation,Annalise..Congrats on your well deserved win...XOXO...

  1. Date: 1/27/2013 1:36:00 AM

    Great Sijo you've penned my dear friend, Annalise! Congratulations on your awesome win! love/hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 1/26/2013 7:03:00 PM

    congrats on a great win Annalise

    Brigham  Avatar Annalise Brigham Date: 1/26/2013 8:27:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you, Joseph xx
  1. Date: 1/26/2013 4:56:00 PM

    Annalise...Congratulations in Rick's awesome "SIJO" contest. take care~PD

    Brigham  Avatar Annalise Brigham Date: 1/26/2013 8:28:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you, Linda.
  1. Date: 1/26/2013 3:16:00 PM

    I agree with Andrea. Well done!

    Brigham  Avatar Annalise Brigham Date: 1/26/2013 8:29:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you, Richard.
  1. Date: 1/26/2013 1:57:00 PM

    great message in this sijo. Congrats on your win, Annalise.

    Brigham  Avatar Annalise Brigham Date: 1/26/2013 8:30:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you, Andrea.
  1. Date: 1/26/2013 11:32:00 AM

    Indeed you are..... as proof in your generous and beautiful nature. Such introspection in this brief form! Congratulations !!

    Brigham  Avatar Annalise Brigham Date: 1/26/2013 8:35:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you for your lovely comment, Carrie. Much appreciated. W/love
  1. Date: 1/5/2013 3:34:00 PM

    Fear can be crippling, facing it is the fast way out of it. Light & Love

    Brigham  Avatar Annalise Brigham Date: 1/26/2013 8:37:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    So true Debbie. Thank you for visiting. W/love
  1. Date: 1/5/2013 12:53:00 PM

    Jesus said "fear not". Rely on Him, dear Annalise. Great write, my friend! Love ya, Toquyen

    Brigham  Avatar Annalise Brigham Date: 1/26/2013 8:36:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Toquyen. He's all I got. W/love
  1. Date: 1/4/2013 8:11:00 PM

    wow, a powerful message in your sijo. GREAT one, Annalise.

    Brigham  Avatar Annalise Brigham Date: 1/26/2013 8:39:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Andrea. W/love
  1. Date: 1/4/2013 8:04:00 PM

    You are indeed !!! :) Lovely words...lovely you !!

    Brigham  Avatar Annalise Brigham Date: 1/26/2013 8:39:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you dear Carrie. W/love