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God, Spring, Resurrection & Reincarnation - Debbie Guzzi's Blog

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Deborah Guzzi writes fulltime. When not writing she’s reading. She travels for inspiration. Her new book The Hurricane is available now through Prolific Press. Her poetry appears in: Existere - Journal of Arts and Literature in Canada, Tincture in Australia, Cha: Asian Literary Review, Hong Kong, China, Eunoia in Singapore, Vine Leaves Literary Journal in Greece, and Ribbons: Tanka Society of America’s Journal, Sounding Review, Kyso Flash, The Aurorean, Crack the Spine Literary Magazine, Liquid Imagination, Concis, The Tishman Review, Page & Spine and others in the USA. 


God, Spring, Resurrection & Reincarnation


Blog Posted:3/21/2014 7:49:00 PM
My new contest is an attempt to give homage to the Easter Season & to those of the Christian persuasion who worship Jesus, as God's son, and Mary as Jesus' mother. So many of you here at soup seem to? I feel as if you see and hear and touch Jesus in your daily lifes and it is a very pure, sweet, and important occurrence to you. That is what I want you to write about ...

        When have you seen Jesus?
        Where did you see Him?
        Have you ever spoken to OR has Mother Mary ever helped you?

I am NOT making light of this. I believe all of this to be happening everyday. Our God is with us always, inside & out. Write about this for me please.



Sometimes I see God's face in the trees, in the clouds, in a babies smile,

some of you must have the same experiences? Yes? No?

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Date: 3/24/2014 2:31:00 PM
Thanks Dee! :)
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Date: 3/24/2014 10:47:00 AM
"God is with us always, inside & out. Write about this for me please." Okay :D I did. Not sure if it is what you're looking for, but you nurtured it out of me. So I sent it to you. Love the eye/nebula (?) picture.
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Date: 3/23/2014 4:00:00 PM
Everytime I had my ultrasound done and I was carrying baby Christina,yep,used to see her moving..and growing slowly inside of me..Then when She was born,A miracle of life,Yes I saw Jesus there.Everytime I can t accept some fact in my life story..I pray to God to help me accept what I cant change and help me love.,Help me reconciliate with past happenings.There is the moment I see God ,helping me out.I see God in mother nature,I feel God when I give and share,even when I forgive or be forgiven..I see feel God in all beautiful things .As a human its so easy for me to be captivated by both good and evil.Deb..This week is going to be a difficult one.My inlaw's heart bypass on Wednesday..So I wont write for contest but powerful blog
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Charmaine Chircop
Date: 3/24/2014 11:01:00 AM
And yes Dear Deb..Somehow I know your heart quite well and that is why Im sending you a big warm hug.
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Charmaine Chircop
Date: 3/24/2014 2:01:00 AM
Tnks so much Deborah and Jimbo..Your prayers mean a lot-big hugs
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James Marshall Goff
Date: 3/23/2014 10:21:00 PM
I hung in there when Pop had quadruple bypass....you will too....and it'll work out fine...
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James Marshall Goff
Date: 3/23/2014 10:18:00 PM
Will join in prayer, Char...
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Debbie Guzzi
Date: 3/23/2014 5:12:00 PM
prayers coming your way dear
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Debbie Guzzi
Date: 3/23/2014 5:12:00 PM
I know you do little one, I feel I knew your heart from day one & you mine
Date: 3/23/2014 3:57:00 PM
No one needs delete any comments, I do NOT think faith or a belief in God is silly or foolish, not at all, I do not believe man to be the ONLY intelligence in the Universe or Universes OR the highest intelligence. Chris is just being his usual mocking self. If we are made of God stuff, if god is inside and outside of all creation then maybe you are eating God in the fiddlehead. Chris write of your own trials and tribulations in regard to higher power.
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Chris D. Aechtner
Date: 3/24/2014 11:35:00 AM
Fair enough. http://www.poetrysoup.com/poems_poets/poem_detail.aspx?ID=552397
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Chris D. Aechtner
Date: 3/23/2014 9:02:00 PM
???? -- How was I mocking?
Date: 3/23/2014 12:35:00 PM
People have said..."You can't PROVE God exists." It takes FAITH...to believe in creation by a Supreme BEING...or in evolution. Both cannot be PROVEN. Personal experience cannot be refuted. THAT is where the answer lies. No one, but NO ONE, can argue with....God spoke to me...I felt His presence...the Holy Spirit guided my steps. THAT you are agree or disagree with, but you can't PROVE or DISPROVE! I'd rather believe in a Creator God who fashioned, molded, and created me for a PURPOSE! Just think...the end of this is ETERNAL life...free of heartache, pain, and death...The end of the other systems of belief...SOME...is DEATH..period...or another form of life..perhaps lower.
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Eileen Manassian
Date: 3/23/2014 12:36:00 PM
Yes, this is neither here or there, Debbie, but I read some comments and wanted to add my two cents worth. I hope that is OK. If not, just SOUPIE me, and I'll delete these comments. Fantastic comments here. Love and hugs.
Date: 3/23/2014 9:51:00 AM
Hope to see an entry from you Jimbo, I have broadened what I am asking for in content just write of Jesus, mary, faith, God BUt your personal relationships
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Date: 3/23/2014 9:48:00 AM
Deb....we all know our bodies act like a living battery....receiving and emitting energy from and to...the universe...my Pop believed in this power-source...as many do...acting on this by peacefully saying the rosary daily...asking Mother Mary's intercession in causes of interest to him...often...I recall instances whereby seemingly impossible outcomes benefitted those in his prayers...leaves one shaking their head...and falling to their knees in thanksgiving...jimbo
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Date: 3/23/2014 9:15:00 AM
Thank you for stopping by Brian I look forward to reading your entry. Light & Love
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Date: 3/23/2014 4:23:00 AM
And of course Debbie as being a Christian is a personal relationship with Jesus(see Revelation 3:20) then it is 'two-way' as is any other,talking together back and forth one to to the other .So 'signs' can be of manifold kinds & evidence thereof,and... like all relationships will depend on how close it is.My wife and I have been married 53 years and sometimes can communicate or come to same conclusions , without words.Rgds Brian
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Date: 3/23/2014 3:46:00 AM
Just one Debbie that quiet voice of the Holy Spirit within.Good contest have entered my experience.Rgds Brian
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Date: 3/22/2014 2:58:00 PM
We ask for signs how many signs must we be given? The sun shines on us? We are given plants and animals to share with, we have ourselves & our families, we have a world, how many signs of higher power do we need?
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Date: 3/22/2014 7:54:00 AM
Yes of course Eileen as long as the verse is somehow about your relationship with higher power it is MORE than fine
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Date: 3/22/2014 2:07:00 AM
Just read your bio again...How happy you must be to be a published poet, my dear Debbie. I'm so so proud of you!!! :) I did a haiku trilogy recently...Would you kindly give it a read and see if I've improved any? It's called Honeysuckle something or other...and it does say Haiku Trilogy. I did stick to nature themes, did the traditional 5-7-5...I know modern haiku don't need to be that way, but it just keeps me feeling....comfortable. Don't know if that last line has that turn or not..Please...advize...HUGS
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Date: 3/22/2014 2:03:00 AM
Hi, Debbie! This is sweet of you. :) You are a dear. It's one thing to believe and quite another to LIVE what you believe. THAT is where the struggle lies..at least in my heart! May I enter a poem...from an earlier time...a time when the relationship was vibrant and strong? ;) He never lets go of our hands...we do the letting go...for various reasons, but I digress...So, mother may I? It hasn't been entered into a contest, but I have posted it on the soup, and I don't think you've read it...HUGS
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Date: 3/21/2014 10:17:00 PM
No matter what contest I have at least 6 people will write about their relationship with Jesus & now they are being asked to & mum's the word? Write of how spring makes you understand the renewal of life Andie, how rebirth comes to all through belief
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 3/22/2014 10:12:00 PM
Already been there and done that, Debs, so I have worked on another one and hope you won't be disappointed when I post it.
Date: 3/21/2014 10:08:00 PM
Debs, I can see what you are saying. I think the contest just needed a little clarification. If I were a more spiritual type, I would easily do your contest. I suppose I could write about seeing God in my doggy's unconditional love for me? Would that count?
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