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Mother's Unfailing Love

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Mother's Unfailing Love


Our rising worship! Oh, perfect love of Mother and Child

is understood by adoring eyes. Eager hearts pray, 

from the eternal breath of babe. Lifted high, strong yet mild,

He foretells of forgiveness and whispers agape.

Upon Mary's chest, lie His heavenly dreams -

a love of no measure born unto a Virgin

and sins evermore are assuredly redeemed

as God's blessed Mother cradles creation.

Her womb brought forth Light, the Savior of man.

Her gentle touch nurtured God's only Son.

The sacrifice, His blood shed to quench a dry land.

Prophecy fulfilled, so no soul shall be shunned.

Inspire us precious babe upon Mary's chest.

Mother's unfailing love gives comfort and rest.




*Inspired by Anguissola's Virgin and Child. 




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  1. Date: 2/5/2014 3:00:00 PM
    My honor to share this place with you!! Your poem is so reverent and beautiful! Congratulations, Rhonda!

  1. Date: 2/5/2014 1:25:00 PM
    the grace by which this was woven is incredible, rhonda.. ring the winnig bell; congrats!

  1. Date: 2/5/2014 12:05:00 PM
    Ahh!! Great quality poetry!! Way to go with this win..Congrats..Sara

  1. Date: 2/5/2014 11:45:00 AM
    You bring the artist and the virgin to life. Congrad's on your win, Light & Love

  1. Date: 2/5/2014 9:16:00 AM
    Beautiful! Congrats.

  1. Date: 2/5/2014 12:53:00 AM
    Lovely write on Art and congrats on the fine win, Rhonda

  1. Date: 10/1/2013 12:54:00 AM
    wow, this one was touched by heaven! It is such a pleasure seeing you again!! Thanks for letting me know you were back and please tell me about the new baby!!

  1. Date: 9/30/2013 7:20:00 PM
    wonderful poem Rhonda.Nice to read a new poem from you.

  1. Date: 9/30/2013 1:57:00 PM
    Awesome--so glad you're back--and with a BANG!! Hope you're well, you've been missed!