Heaven Devotion Poems

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Details | Free verse |
Tell me that this fear is just paranoia in my mind, 
we're not straining, we're not struggling, 
we're not sinking, we're just fine. 
I'm not perfect my dearest, but damn have I tried, 
and I'll try harder but I know I'll have the same results every time. 
Do you want me all the ways that I am? 
With all the struggles and the tears and the clinging to your hand. 
I fear your getting further and Im left on the shore to stand, 
watching you in the distance with a bullet in my hand. 
Tell me all this worry, its just clutter in my mind, 
tell me not to worry that we're doing just fine. 
Cause Im scared to run you off and I feel Im falling deep. 
And Im so frightened of these thoughts that its getting hard to sleep.
All I know is that the heart wants what it desires, 
because of you the match inside has turned into a fire. 
And I feel the broken glass thats sticking from my skin, 
Wondering if you'll remove the pain or push it back in. 
My hearts frantic wondering if you feel the same, 
pleading and begging for more than just a saying, 
but to feel and to see that im not alone, 
with being in this love thats overwhelming. 
Once I told you that we didnt have a spark, 
but you were lighting up and I was sitting in the dark. 
And this fire, this blaze its wrapped in desire. 
Im terrified to lose you, I think I might die or, 
maybe disappear from all the pieces falling out, 
im going crazy but when i open my mouth, nothing comes out, 
and I cant explain to you why I just need to hold you close, 
why every time you leave Im scared to let you go, 
why these tears are building up behind my eyes, 
all I know is that the heart wants what it desires 
and it desires to be your wife. 
So tell me in my panic, that your words are true, 
tell my my dearest what I mean to you, 
tell me that this paranoia is all within my mind 
we're not struggling, we're not sinking tell me we're just fine

Copyright © Jay Loveless | Year Posted 2013




Details | Alliteration |
The days seem to go by so fast. there is a void in the air, the birds have lost their vibrant beat, the ocean has lost its luster, the soil feels solid and dry.
 
My soul feels as if it has left my body before my death, my dreams haunt my day, the tears stain my steps, my doctor says that it is depression, I say that it is reality, I am intoxicated by society,I am numb by perscriptions.
 
Why do I feel so isolated within myself? is there no one in my painfully tight shoes? can anyone understand my pain? can anyone melt in my sorrows? why am I this way? why is the world so cruel? why can't I be normal?
 
Wait! I am normal, what am I saying, I know now, the veil has been lifted, humanity is my enemy, the sins that drip from their sweat, the dread that follows their shadows, their souls of black, their intentions of greed pull a shade across their eyes.
 
They are destined for doom, they will not be saved, they will not find salvation, they belittle me, they curse me, they shame me, but they are right about one thing, I am different, unlike them, I will be saved in the last days.

Copyright © stephanie hanvey | Year Posted 2013

Details | Rhyme |
Pal
Bob had been a lonely man ever since
His wife of fifty years had passed.
“Lord, let me join her.” he would pray.
“Let this day be my last.”

Each day, he went to the cemetery,
Just a short walk down the street.
After their talk, he would water her flowers
And hear passers-by whisper, “How sweet.”

One gray and misty morning,
He had hoped for sunnier skies
To plant fall bloomers at her graveside;
But there, to his surprise…

Stood an old dog beside her stone;
Thin and dirty, but he struck a handsome pose.
He whined as Bob approached, as if to say,
“I could use a friend, you know.”

He sat calmly as Bob planted flowers,
Carefully sniffing each one Bob put in place.
After the last one was planted, he sniffed it;
Then turned and licked Bob’s face.

Bob smiled. “I had a dog when I was young…
Pal…he was a mighty good one too.
So, if you don’t mind old fella,
That’s what I’ll call you.”

Pal may have been an old dog,
But he was smart and handsome in his way;
So they made a deal, Bob would give him a meal
And a bath, if he decided to stay.

Pal loved his bath, then rolled in the grass.
He slept on a blanket in the den.
In the night, he dragged it next to Bob’s bed. 
He intended to be Bob’s best friend.

Pal was such a good dog, housebroken too;
Never made a mess or got in trouble.
He knew about newspapers, slippers and Frisbees;
And when Bob called, he‘d come on the double.

Yes, Pal gave Bob’s life new purpose.
A special bond of friendship was cast.
And never again did Bob pray, 
“Lord, let this day be my last.”

For twelve years, the very best of friends,
Together night and day;
And so it was, until one evening,
Pal quietly passed away.

Bob held Pal in his arms and wept.
“Oh, Pal…my best friend…you saved my life.” 
He caressed Pal as he reminisced;
Then, sometime in the night, Bob joined his wife.

The next morning, an old woman,
Tears welling in her sad and lonely eyes,
Brought fresh flowers to her husband’s grave;
But there, to her surprise….

Stood an old dog beside the stone, 
Thin an dirty, but he struck a handsome pose.
He whined as she approached, as if to say,
“I could use a friend, you know.”

He sat calmly as she took old flowers
And put fresh ones in their place. 
He carefully sniffed the fresh ones,
Then, turned and licked her face.

She smiled through her tears.  
“I had a dog when I was young...
A good one too.  His name was Pal.”

Copyright © Robert Candler | Year Posted 2014




Details | I do not know? |
Eating Twinkies with God

The little boy walked into the park
the sun was shining very bright
he saw a lady old and frail
the sun reflected on her hair
Who is this lady, the little boy thought
with her hair so full of light


With two Twinkies in his bag and a coke in his hand
he walked to the bench and offered her one 
she accepted it gladly but no word came from her
except a bright smile and after a while
she had eaten, he shared his coke
and no word came from her except for that smile
then she held onto her cane , rose up and left 


The child hurried home and said to his mom
I went to the park and had Twinkies with God
but she was very old, now isn't that odd?
his mom looked at him and said
God touched your heart and you did something nice
you saw God through her face now here's my advice
when you grow up and I am old
just think of the lady in the park


The old lady came home and entered her house
she hung up her cane and said to her spouse
I went to the park and had Twinkies with God
but he was just a child, now isn't that odd?

© Ralph Sergi   

Copyright © Ralph Sergi | Year Posted 2013

Details | Free verse |
Here I lie beside you
My heart goes thump.thump.thump.
My soul dances inside you
Reveling in the texture of your own.
Electric and flowing 
The currents of our love
Glow like neon lights
Illuminating the hope in my eyes.
Though we're not moving
I feel so incredibly alive
Invincible to my past
Untouchable by all who lack
That gentle touch of when 
You lean in and brush my face
Your lips grazing my skin
Softer than a butterfly.
And then you gaze into my eyes
I fall into your depths 
Twirling like the autumn leaves
Melting into your smile 
Your soul reminiscent of summer.
You pull me into your arms 
And for a moment I'm lost 
Breathless and in awe
Staring in the face of pure exquisite love 
And there you are - holding it 
Glowing in the moonlight of my stare.
My heart beats - its drum pounding away
Echoing a song thats lost its words
I touch your cheek and smile
My hands cant stay away
My lips s l o w l y, draw near yours
Hovering, and then - 
Part, a soft warmth against them.
My eye lids pulling shut
Dragging me into a silent heaven
I pull away - and what seemed millennia
Lasted only a moment, a second in time
But this is our love
This is what you do to me
You make me invincible and fragile
Lost forever in a beautiful reverie.

Copyright © Jay Loveless | Year Posted 2013

Details | Verse |
A flames burns in the heart of eternal beauty
As one doorway opens calling out to the future
Consuming deeply your love smoking very hot 
Faith upon this earth burns through these veins 
Hope knows no bounds or earthly limitations
Stand with me now love on the seventh wave 
As you rise to the highest peaks of true eternity 
So graciously kneeling with the knowledge of
An intoxicating and priceless cosmic jewel 
Chained inside a bond kissing heaven above 
As links hold our emotions in a circle of light 
As gifted feelings combine together to unite 
Our hearts and souls in God’s precious light

Gary Bateman and Liam McDaid – A Collaborated Poem,
	Copyright © All Rights Reserved (July 27, 2015) (Verse)
	

Copyright © liam mcdaid | Year Posted 2015

Details | Free verse |
            The Soup and all the mix ~
           this has given me my own home
           A warm place I feel safe a Family 
          
          Many Inspired me with Love and welcome from the 1st Day 
          One comes to mind and what would I say ?

          The beautiful Poetess Anne lise ,  from Norway ~

           Anne Lise being sweet and responding from the start
           A most important part of the soup here in many hearts
           I want to say Thank-you for reading and inspiring me to write 

          I want to say you have a beautiful Soul God gifted a special way
          Showing Love , sharing art , sincere in caring for all here

            Anne lise you are truly amazing our Angel Heaven sent ~

           You show such Love to others indiscriminately 
           you read others and respond to all with beauty 
           May Love surround you Always keep you warm like a Blanket Forever ~
  
                    "In Honor of Our Angel Anne Lise "

Copyright © Shanity Rain | Year Posted 2013

Details | Free verse |
Enter a storybook tale
Where I can be 
The heroine you hail
Lucid dreams of soft reflection
A touch heated with lust and desired protection
A breathe a gasp as we succeed 
Join the fairytale with me
Valiant night within dark eyes
the right movement and I make them shine
like moonlight on the steamy hot spring
care to follow for a little dip with me
Trailing like the water at my fingertips
Grasp me around my hips
As close as the breeze on my skin 
Whisper lies as I let you in 
Lips mumbling up my thighs
bare heart exposed to the sky 
fire burning in my veins
Am I a mistress of this lust or simply a slave
Trembling with desire
Take me till we've lost count of the hours
enter this storybook tale
Where I can be the heroine you hail

Copyright © Jay Loveless | Year Posted 2012

Details | Rhyme |
Mommy, Why do you cry?
Daddy, Why weep?
The angels up here.
Are so loving and sweet.
What a beautiful place,
No sadness or fears.
And whatever you ask,
God always hears.

His love surrounds me,
I am not alone.
I am comforted and loved,
I am happy at home.
So, here for you,
I'll patiently abide.
Keeping our mansion ready,
Warm and cozy inside.

I'm very close by,
And in your hearts I will stay.
I'm not really gone,
I'm just a heartbeat away.
The angels were singing,
As they opened the gates.
As you see, for me,
Heaven just could not wait.

Copyright © Gina Archibald | Year Posted 2009

Details | Rhyme |
Heavenly bliss

Shawn and Shauna fell deeply in love
And were on their way to be wed
When a car, on that day, took their lives straight away
As both of their bodies, lie dead

But their spirits were both drawn to heaven
As they stood, in front of the gates
Saint Peter was there, at the top of the stairs
When Shawn hollered loudly  “Just Wait"

Now Peter looked puzzled, at Shawn
And said "This is no time to tarry "
Shawn spoke again, and refused to go in
Without being properly married

Saint Peter replied very softly 
"We don't do that kind of thing here
But if you're willing to wait, 
“I’ll see if I can, get it cleared”

Three months went by, while they waited
Saint Peter, show up with a Priest
"I know it was slow, But I want you to know
You’ll be married Forever at least"

As the wedding was getting started
Shawn asked a question, with doubt
What happens here in heaven  
“If this marriage just doesn’t work out”

A silent filled up the heavens
Saint Peter, was shaking his head
And once he regained his composure
This is what Saint Peter said
 
“It took Three Months to find a Priest
In this Heavenly Foyer
How long do you think, I’ll take for me
Up here, to find you a Lawyer ?”





Copyright © Jerry T Curtis | Year Posted 2014

Details | Quintain (English) |
Heaven and Hell

Alone and poverty-stricken, she turned a prostitute
There lived close by an old sage on a Heaven-bound quest
Whose mind never forgave the sins of this destitute
But her mind always dwelt on GOD  with the sole request
To save her from  Hell and to give in HIM her final rest.

Both of them ,in time, died ; to Heaven went the woman
And the sage went to Hell, to the surprise of the two
‘How could this be?’,  sage asked ,to get the reply that did stun
‘ True it’s that she sinned, but kept her mind pure and to God glued
For letting your mind  dwell on her sins, you got your due’





29th Jul 12
For Kim Morrison's contest

Copyright © S.Jagathsimhan Nair | Year Posted 2012

Details | Rhyme |
It came into existence from the breath of God 
Just look at animals, people, trees, and look at a bird
The blind will begin to see
People in bondage of sin is now free
The famine will be fed with loaves of bread and fish
A hospice child is granted and receives a wish
People with cerebral palsy will walk
A Chinese man with a speech impediment will suddenly talk
A New York fireman is in a burning building walks out untouched
On a movie set a stunt woman does an amazing and impossible stunt
A very racist white man get saved in a all black church
An illiterate and homeless man gets saved and a hour later get hired to work  
A man rushed to hospital in trauma flat lines awake and yells for wife
A young mother addicted to drugs become clean and gives Jesus her life  
Everyone these people can be a witness and be a disciple 
That heaven rains miracles

John 1:16, 17 From the fullness of his grace we have all received one blessing after
another. For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ. 

Copyright © Jeffrey Lee | Year Posted 2006

Details | Triolet |
======================================== ~*~ Shutter captured lady in the rail Sitting in the midst of her woe Feels like a demon ... Beelzebub? fail? Shutter captured lady in the rail In her being, sins are in veil Myriad tears now pouring, herself is her foe Shutter captured lady in the rail Sitting in the midst of her woe ... Fallen angel from heaven's gate Inundate with dewdrops of tears Sent to seek for her humanly fate Fallen angel from heaven's gate To discern the worth of her blasphemy's weight Heart's now bonded with God - sky clears Fallen angel from heaven's gate Inundate with dewdrops of tears ... ========================================= *-* jun-jun villanueva *-* IN THE AFTERGLOW *-* contest entry *-* sponsored by nette onclaud

Copyright © jun-jun villanueva | Year Posted 2011

Details | I do not know? |
 
   Blessed are the Moments spent with YOU,
   Blessed is the Time to be with YOU,
   GOD you are Alpha and Omega,First and the Last,
   Beginning and the End,
   That is why we Pray unto you, with our Knees Bent.

   I know you are watching over me,
   And I am feeling truly Blessed,
   for no matter what I Pray for,
   YOU always know what's Best.

   I'm so blessed that I've an Eternal Life with YOU,
   Cause I'm Saved always as i Think of YOU

   I Thankyou GOD for each Days Blessings,
   Cause you are the GOD Almighty
   Nothing can change my LOVE for you
   Cause your Angels has lift me Through.

   You are my Blessed Story,
   Which I'll share it with ALL,
   JesusChrist you are the Only way to Heaven,
   Which rare People are Known.

   God Bless you all is My Prayer Today,
   I'm honored to call you "friend","family",
   I Pray GOD will Keep you Safe,
   Until we Meet Again!!!
   

Copyright © mili sehgal | Year Posted 2005

Details | Rhyme |
They say the way to see Heaven,
is look to the skies.
Yet, all I have to do
is look into your eyes.

Your heart is pure;
Your heart is true.
That is why I 
fell in love with you.


I see your love
when our eyes meet
I feel your  love
with so much heat 

 I feel your love
when my heart skips a beat
I feel it when it 
knocks me off of my feet


I will love you
till the end,at my death
I will love you,
till my very last breath. 


Copyright McCuen 2008


Copyright © MC MC | Year Posted 2008

Details | Rhyme |
Part:1

You came to me, that beautiful night in June,
Band was playing wondrous, lovely new tune.
Yes my love, I saw you with love in your eyes
And your stars shown bright in Heavenly skies!

With world that wonderful, full moon that bright
Prayed I, of our pure love, we never lose sight.

That moment, both earth and time seemed to stop
Room was so quiet you could hear a pin drop.
When you smiled at me, my heart skipped a beat,
I had surrendered, no cause to retreat!

With world that wonderful, full moon that bright
Prayed I, of our pure love, we never lose sight.

Now blessed years have raced and thus away flown
In our sweet union, our pure love has grown.
Come to me, this night at our hidden place,
Let me kiss red lips and all your pretty face!

With world that wonderful, full moon that bright
Prayed I, of our pure love, we never lose sight.

There I shall wait, heart pounding, rose in my hand
we will dance, love's sweet music, no earthly band.
Darling, let this be our sweet Heaven on earth,
promise you my all, all I am ever worth!

With world that wonderful, full moon that bright
Prayed I, of our pure love, we never lose sight.

Part:2

You ask me to me meet you on this warm June eve,
Band playing beautiful notes that, seemed to weave!
Your love is all I need, in life or require,
Thoughts of you seems, to set me on fire.

Stars seen,as if for the first time ever,
In the cosmos, our love is forever together

At the dance floor, the people seemed to part,
Reveals you darling, as a sculpture of fine art!
Chills run through me, as your smile I do see
Brilliance of it, my salvation set me free.

Stars seen, as if for the first time ever 
In the cosmos, our love is forever together

Towards you I stroll,as I flash you my grin,
You take my, hand we hear heaven's violin.
All those years together,  still you I do adore,
Simple things in life, you entice to be more.

Stars seen, as if for the first time ever
In the cosmos, our love is forever together

Life made worth living, in your arms so tight,
Your love takes my darkness, showing it light.
Our passion still burns brightly, giving birth
To our own piece, of sweet heaven, here on earth

Stars seen, as if for the first time ever 
In the cosmos, our love is forever together

Collaboration with Robert J.Lindley and Brenda Chiri

Copyright © Brenda Chiri | Year Posted 2017

Details | Lyric |
I was sitting on the steps
;Taking s break from cutting the grass;
I spied a bird in flight, he dove down in front of me;
He landed began walking, walking on the grass heading toward the tree,;
All this right in front of me!
He was singing,  chirping;
He was speaking, talking;
He was bobbing his head up and down;
While  eating the bugs off the ground;
   And I thought to myself I said;
   Lord are there birds  in heaven!
   And if there are what do you need them for!
   Lord are there birds up in heaven;
   Robins, sparrows, crows;
   Many, many other kinds  of birds that  of which I didn't know;
I was walking down the sidewalk in the park
It was a late spring evening just before dark
I saw an oriole in the trees
Seems like he was calling me
He began walking, walking on the grass heading toward the tree
He was singing, chirping!
He was speaking, talking;
He was bobbing his head up and down
Eating the bugs off of the ground
Oh! Peteinon , Peteinon

Oh, Orneon, Orneon  Orneon, oph Peteion, Orneon
And I thought to myself, I said
Lord are there birds up in heaven
And if there are what do you need them for
Lord are there birds up in heaven
Robins, sparrows and crows
Many, many more do many others that of which I don' t know
Are there birds in heaven


June 3 2012

Copyright © James Edward Lee Sr. | Year Posted 2017

Details | Prose Poetry |
The world  needs amazing love,
The world needs surpassing love,
The world needs redeeming love,
A love that can bring healing,
A love that can bring support,
A love  that can give solace,
The love that was shown by Christ,
A love that gives it's all,
To make a better place for all,
A love that can move mountains,
A love that works wonders,
A love that is infectious,
That brings innumerable followers,
To bring heavenly joy.

Copyright © Jesudason Atputharajah | Year Posted 2017

Details | Free verse |
Loyalty
One self
Virtuous
Eternity

Copyright © Amy Rose | Year Posted 2013

Details | I do not know? |
The Scriptures teach that there is a Heaven to gain and a Hell to shun !

We Preachers need to pass the Word,
for there are far too Many which have never heard.

The world mocks and says "all my friends shall be there",
The Lord says that there shall be "no parties for them to share".

The rich man asked Abraham to send Lazarus,
The Lord sent Jesus the best He had for us.

Today we think that "the rich man and the wealthy" are truly blest,
The Bible teaches that for all eternity without Jesus they will have no rest...

The beggar Lazarus did not enter Heaven because he ate crumbs and dogs 
licked his soars nor because in this life he did suffer,
He entered paradise because he believed by faith what Moses and the Prophets 
had offered !

Miracles cannot save nor people rising from the dead will change the hearts of 
men,
It is the preaching of God's Word for faith in them to be heard the Spirit to 
convince them.

The heat truly is extreme, dark as sackcloth shall be the sight, Mankind shall 
scream:
No rest for them, their names forgotten, teeth shall they gnash, no room for them 
to even dream...

Will you use your "wealth and lend us your health",
To get the message out for now is the time to "SHOUT" !

God save us all and give us all angels wings:

Help us to bring plenty of persons with us to those gates of pearl,
For we know that Thou doth Love this World !

So Preachers preach and Teachers teach:

For there are many that if they were to die shall receive eternal pain...

For they were never told the message to God RUN !
Because there is a Heaven to gain and a Hell to SHUN !

(You never know it could be your family, friends or loved ones, if only we had 
shared)


by William Tell - (based on Luke 16:19-31)

Copyright © William Arthur Tell | Year Posted 2006

Details | Ode |
I just wanted to let you know
That I have this love for you...
Although I'm not fast to show
For you, there's nothing I wouldn't do
And I can't control this love
No matter what I try to do...

While I know our lives are separating
Which has got me pretty blue
I just want you to know
How much I love you...

Because I was blinded by shyness
And now my heart's feeling rugged
So this here's An Ode To My Beloved 

Oh how I still see you every night in my mind
You're the best girl I feel I'll ever find
And when my eyes would fall upon your smile
My heart would be put on trial
And so if nothing else, I want to let you know
That I'll always love you, that my hearts beat
For you, won't ever slow...

Because I was blinded by shyness
And now my heart's feeling rugged
So this here's An Ode To My Beloved 

So I wish you happiness beyond compare
And sorry for the times I couldn't help but stare
Caring, passionate, smart, and loving
From my heart, to you, I'll never be shoving

You will always be in my heart
No matter where we go, how far we drift apart...

Goodbye My Love...

Copyright © Andrew Shannon | Year Posted 2013

Details | Rhyme |

Jesus’ death paid it all!
What have you given in return?
His death on the cross… 
Was from his love and concern!

His life for yours… On Calvary… 
 Has been paid.
His offer of eternal life,
 has been made!

Through God’s word,
 he’s been talking!
And stands at your hearts door… 
 patiently knocking!

Won’t you invite him in?  As your guest?
Then, your life will be totally blessed!

He can bring health and
 healing to your bones!
He can bring his love to
 your family and home!

“Come unto me.” Is the 
  the master’s call.
Won’t you come to him now?
  One and all?

He’s here right now! 
 In this very place…
And extends to you his 
mercy and grace.

Won’t you accept him today?
He loves you more than words can say!	
			
By Jim Pemberton

Copyright © Jim Pemberton | Year Posted 2012

Details | Rhyme |
My best friend
Is your best friend too!
He died for me;
He died for you!

Copyright © Kevin C. Martin | Year Posted 2013

Details | Rhyme |
Man's Corruption...  God's Redemption!

The Bible speaks of man's sin and corruption.
That's why God has offered us, his redemption!

The heart is desperately wicked above all things.
There's an evil corruption that sin brings!

The Lord searches our heart and tests our ways.
He watches our lives, all of our days!

There's nothing good in ourselves.
Not now, or ever!
Without God's mercy...
We're doomed forever!

But, through Christ, there's a way and a plan!
He made this available to every woman and man!

His gift of salvation is a message of love, made clear!
The coming of Jesus Christ,
 draws ever so near!

We can trade our sinful corruption, 
for a new way of living!
Won't you come before the Lord,
with a heart of giving?

Giving our life to Jesus,
 is the best thing to do!
By his power and grace, you can be
made BRAND NEW!

I'm thankful for his salvation! 
 Mercy has been applied!
Because of Christ' death on the cross…
I'm now sanctified!

By Jim Pemberton   

Copyright © Jim Pemberton | Year Posted 2013

Details | Rhyme |
What Is This Church All About?

Is this church meant for people like me?
Is this where God really wants me to be?

They claim to be filled with God’s spirit.
When it comes to HIS truth...  Can they give it?

I’m sure there’s many who come and attend
It’s more than “church on Sunday,” that we must spend!

We must reach out to the lost and the oppressed!
After all, Christ gave us his very best!

May we all preach the gospel and God’s holiness!
And strive to seek his awesome righteousness!

Living for Jesus must be a daily walk and experience!
Not simply based on our “ambitious self appearance.”

God isn’t interested in a denomination or a title…
He wants to know…  Do we really believe the Bible?

He’s not interested in the money put in the offering plate.
He wants to know; “Are you ready
 to enter heaven’s gate?”

May we strive to serve Jesus with a zeal and passion!
And be filled with his holiness and compassion!

May we serve Jesus from a heart of humbled confession!
And making our commitment to him,
 our #1 possession!

“Unless the Lord builds the house.”  
They labor in vain that build it!
Let’s seek the power of God! 
May his presence completely fill it!!

By Jim Pemberton    

Copyright © Jim Pemberton | Year Posted 2013

Details | Didactic |
TO BE, TO FEEL, TO LOVE, TO LIVE, TO DIE

TO BE is that existential moment that defines each of us on our
respective life paths as we each individually acknowledge the
reality of our human existence on this Earth. To be able to laugh
and cry, to think and wonder, to create and perpetuate, to read
and write—among many other human actions, helps to define
our human experience as we individually and collectively pursue
a philosophical and ethereal realization of our cosmic existence.

TO FEEL is a special characteristic that reflects the nature of
human compassion as it is often associated in consonance with
a genuine understanding of relationships and all-important human
interaction. To be able to feel something positive for someone
is a grand thing. It is certainly inherent in our human psyche as
we each reach out to one another in times of joy and sadness,
crisis and affirmation, and friendship and love.

TO LOVE is that most special emotion which has a tremendous
effect in covering the vast expanse of our daily human experience.
Love excites us and it can depress us. Love makes our blood boil
with passion and purpose. Love makes us happy and it can break
our hearts. Love is that special alchemic catalyst that transforms
us as we seek our respective destinies in search of that other one
person who loves us and opens our hearts and souls to Heavenly
Redemption. 

TO LIVE is what we humans do on this wonderful planet that we 
inhabit—this Earth. Although we all live here in this everyday world,
there is for many people, little or no real understanding of the special
relationship to their Soul Body beyond the limitations of this certain
mortal coil. To live and to live well, one must show a capacity for
both empathy and compassion toward one’s fellow human beings.
Our days living here on this Earth but mark our mortal time which
will eventually run out for each one of us like grains of sand in a 
fabled Hourglass. Beyond our challenge to define ourselves in this
mortal plane, lies that divine and ethereal world of God as our souls
seek their place and destiny as they journey toward eternity. 

TO DIE is that special final moment that describes the action ending 
of our mortal existence on Earth as our individual souls seek to find
and fulfill their destiny with God Himself in the very outreaches of
His infinite kingdom of wonder, beauty, and divine glory. This whole
process gives each and every one of us the closure we need to break 
the earthly bounds that have defined and circumscribed our existence 
in this finite mortal world. This process is inevitable and is something
not to be feared, but to be understood and embraced as God helps 
each of us on our eventual spiritual journey along His footpaths to 
eternity and into the everlasting light. 

Gary Bateman, Copyright © All Rights Reserved – August 29, 2015
(Didactic)

Copyright © Gary Bateman | Year Posted 2015

Details | Rhyme |
I am a Muslim, I’m not a “terrorist”.
How can I be a terrorist
when I’m against all kinds of injustice.

I’m against every act of sin and evil.
I hate all kinds of crime and even loathe
what Adolf did to the innocent Jewish people.

I hate what God hates; He (Allah) hates oppression.
I’m against stealing, against taking away
people’s loved ones and belongings for no reason.

I’m against suicide bombings,
against racism, against ignorance,
against self-harm and even derision.

What God hates I hate and God (Allah) hates
oppression. I hate it too when people fight
for foolish nationalistic reasons.

I’m a Muslim; I follow the true religion
of mercy from Allah the Most Merciful
Who simply wants us to answer His Call
to believe in Just One -Just One God of all.

So don’t call me a “terrorist” when I clearly
don’t have a ‘mass destruction’ weapon
and my goal in life is to
be with our God (Allah) in Heaven.

Copyright © Mariam Mababaya | Year Posted 2012

Details | Didactic |
Dance through your life

Dance through your life always
And listen to your inner melody;
And dance through your life with
Much joy and lightness for God’s
Love is always unconditional and
Special to each and every person
Who aspires to do good deeds and
To evolve toward greater spiritual
Awareness seeking God’s blessing;
Dance through your life as you seek
To pursue God’s plan and work to 
Better yourself in all endeavors you
Undertake while being unafraid of
Challenges and never forgetting to
Always be kind and of a charitable
Heart and tenor to your fellow Man; 
Dance through your life to the very
End understanding our mortal coil
Is indeed finite but is part of a much
Greater cosmic purpose whereby our
Souls will one day make that majestic
Journey with angels to God’s heavenly
Home where all of us can dance on in
God’s Grace and Light for an Eternity!

Gary Bateman and Ingrid Krukenberg-Bateman,
A Collaborated Poem, Copyright © All Rights Reserved
(May 12, 2015) (Didactic Verse)

*Originally published in my new book on February 23, 2015.

Copyright © Gary Bateman | Year Posted 2015

Details | Verse |
As you lay waiting for God to take your hand
my Father is by your bed in prayer as he had planned

You are the first of his siblings to see pass
as he ask God to lead you to the promise land

You seem to be sleeping peaceful until your eyes open with a twinkle
looking up at your brother you smile with eyes like crystals

In a soft whisper you speak seeming like all time has stopped
without a single tear that doesn't drop

"I love you my brother do not feel greed in wanting me to stay
for this is the end of my long life's play"

The curtain has closed 
the lights have dimmed
with one short breath she is heaven sent
forever more with no end.

*For my sweet aunt forever in out hearts who has passed*
   T Reams   4/27/15

Copyright © TAMMY REAMS | Year Posted 2015

Details | Free verse |
Lord, please forgive me.
I need You.
I messed up.
Please, save me.
Thank You.
I trust You.
I love You.
I am a hypocrite.
Please, change me.
Thank You.
Amen.

Copyright © Kevin C. Martin | Year Posted 2013