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Echoes of God

I sometimes find myself listening for God's footsteps
as He treads softly, oh, ever so softly round about me....

I sometimes find myself wanting to shake God's hand...
gently--lest my own hand be crushed....

I sometimes find myself wanting to give Him a big bear hug,
wrapping my arms around the endless warmth of Divinity....

I sometimes find myself wanting to talk with God, to have a most
pleasant and low-key chat about the meaning of life and death,
and why exist both good and evil....

But I can't, I know: how could anyone survive touching God, or 
even hearing His infinite voice? It would be safer to climb a 
high-tension pole and reach out, to put my bare hands on the wire
as 50,000 volts course through my body and my soul is expelled.

It's just...my longing for Him, to hear, to feel, to touch, to see
the Lord of All the Worlds....

I suppose I should be happy just hearing the echoes of God in 
the rhythm of rain or the songs of birds or the giggles of kids 
as they play in their own world.

And I am happy to hear His echoes.


Copyright © | Year Posted 2019




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Date: 6/20/2019 9:24:00 AM
I like most the last part of this poem. It is very meaningful!
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L. J. Carber
Date: 6/20/2019 11:12:00 AM
Thank you, Estela--it's my favorite part too!
Date: 6/14/2019 1:15:00 PM
Wowww this heartwarming poem is so adorable and charming and relatable to my God loving heart. So creatively brilliant and poetic how you talk to God, I too wish we can hug this great loving creator some day. Kudos!!! Pls pleez do review/ comment my newest poem too.
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Date: 6/7/2019 4:11:00 PM
Such beautiful sentiments..an intelligent write, L.J.
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L. J. Carber
Date: 6/20/2019 11:12:00 AM
Thanks Vijay--sorry about the delay, was in hospital
Date: 6/7/2019 9:21:00 AM
I guess I am one who is satisfied merely to hear his echoes. I was raised to believe he is a man who can actually hug us and I have had friends tell me that they had out of body experiences in which they experienced that hug, so I think it will definitely happen for you one day especially from the strong longing expressed by this sweet poem.
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L. J. Carber
Date: 6/20/2019 11:15:00 AM
From your lips to God's ear! I too feel strongly that God is a person, otherwise how could He relate to us, or for that matter, we to him? Sorry I didn't thank you sooner Andrea- had some minor surgery.
Date: 6/7/2019 9:18:00 AM
LJ, what a wonderful write, as I was reading your lines, I realized that I wish for the same things, just a moment with God, wonderful writing and this is a FAV for me ~
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L. J. Carber
Date: 6/20/2019 11:16:00 AM
Thank you DH, and forgive me for not getting back sooner-- health issues as usual.
Date: 6/2/2019 8:09:00 PM
Indeed! I deeply enjoyed your soulful, spiritual poem, L. J. You expressed it all so beautifully. Congratulations on your excellent win. Warmest wishes always.. ~Susan
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L. J. Carber
Date: 6/3/2019 10:20:00 AM
Thank you, my friend
Date: 6/1/2019 4:16:00 PM
yes, He is everywhere and heard through chirps of birds, lid's laughter, swish of waterfalls...radiant piece, LJ.. congrats with huggs!
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L. J. Carber
Date: 6/2/2019 4:55:00 PM
Thanks Nette!
Date: 5/30/2019 3:13:00 PM
Amen, L.J., amen!:-) Loved this. Congratulations on your win.
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L. J. Carber
Date: 5/31/2019 9:01:00 AM
Thank you Edward, and congrats on your win as well, my friend!
Date: 5/29/2019 3:00:00 PM
Iam told he is always with you in all atmospheres as you surmised. A very sincere poem, L.J.
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L. J. Carber
Date: 5/29/2019 9:53:00 PM
Thank you Ralph, I appreciate it.