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Nothing to Fear

We never know when death will come, so I cast my worries aside. When I first heard the news, my heart went numb, and then the diagnosis I denied. Finally acceptance came as I cried. Sands are pouring through the hourglass, but faith now saves me from fear. The beauty of heaven waits and I have a pass. At God’s plan, I will not sneer as I prepare to approach a blessed frontier. *Entry for the Great Poetry Release Extravaganza

Copyright © | Year Posted 2012




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Date: 6/30/2012 3:20:00 PM
Congrats on your winning work..Death is in everyone's life sooner or later unless Christ comes and calls the Christians to come on home before the tribulation..I know that you are ready but want to live to be a ripe old age with all the bucket list checked off and the list thrown away..Sara
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Date: 6/29/2012 1:17:00 PM
Congratulations on your 1st Place win in Cyndi's "Great Soup Release" contest Carolyn. Love, Carol
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Date: 6/29/2012 11:21:00 AM
Carolyn, congrats on your win..David
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Date: 6/28/2012 6:46:00 PM
congrats Carolyn on a grand first place win for this outstanding write ... spoke to Constance tonight..she send her prayers and luv to u also.. get well .. feel better.. we need your poetic hand here luvc..
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Date: 6/28/2012 2:31:00 PM
Beautiful one from the depths of your compassionate soul. Congratulations on the win.(your positive attitude astounds me)
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Date: 6/14/2012 5:13:00 AM
A belated congratulations on your win in Francine's "3 Forms, 3 Themes" contest Carolyn. Love, Carol
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Date: 6/11/2012 7:09:00 AM
This is a real beauty, Carolyn and many congratulations!
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Date: 6/11/2012 2:25:00 AM
Carolyn huge congrats on your win..David
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Date: 6/10/2012 10:24:00 PM
congrats on your third place win in the Hopeful Heart section of the contest my brave, dear friend
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Date: 6/3/2012 7:21:00 PM
An exceptional QUINTAIN! Carefully rendered rhymes and a lovely flow. Inspirational!! Best wishes, Keith
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Date: 5/25/2012 10:30:00 AM
Dear Carolyn, "My heart went numb" upon reading this. This is written in a spirit of strength and courage that is truly remarkable. I am fortunate to read it. I wish you hope and warm protection as you carry on. love, Kathy
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Date: 5/24/2012 2:32:00 PM
I like the idea of a "blessed frontier." It's not the end, but probably a glorious continuance. You be the best. Love, daver
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Date: 5/24/2012 10:49:00 AM
Good luck'
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Date: 5/24/2012 4:20:00 AM
You took a time in life when souls fold in disbelief, and heart ache, and reinforced it with an up-lifting of faith in this write Carolyn, even lifting burden from mine own shoulders dear poet. TY Have a wonderful week my dear friend....much love, james
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Date: 5/23/2012 5:05:00 PM
Wow, what a beautiful, simply beautiful write my friend! This is a lovely and heavenly written poem Carolyn! I really respect the pain you endured when you found out your diagnosis, and the awesome positive attitude of the future! I just love your write totally! You will do stupendously in the contest! Great Work!!
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Date: 5/23/2012 4:12:00 PM
Great one about your faith and life..Enjoyed..Sara
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Date: 5/23/2012 4:05:00 PM
Meaningful and powerful, this is the attitude life should be lived by!
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