SURRENDERING SELF TO GOD

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A song comes alive from the wind
It embraces one’s spirit as its twin
Releasing love into a star filled sky
Tasting of the serenity of heaven

One’s life begins as a blossoming flower
Whose lovely petals rise to kiss the sun
Triggering a life’s true energy to begin
Tenderly touching the soul of a living one

One must empty self of all selfish thoughts
So true wisdom has a real chance to begin
And in a place which had once laid empty
By His grace, a spirit will taste of heaven

One finds they now have the truest chance
To selflessly love another deeply in life
Because of God’s wonderful alluring love
One’s being will daily bathe in Gods light

Finding new blessings of peace and joy to stay.

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Philippians 2:3-4
Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but
with humility of mind regard one another as more
important than yourselves; do not merely look out
for your own personal interests, but also for the
interests of others.

Ephesians 4:22-24
that, in reference to your former manner of life,
you lay aside the old self, which is being corrupted
in accordance with the lusts of deceit, and that
you be renewed in the spirit of your mind, and put
on the new self, which in the likeness of God has
been created in righteousness and holiness of the
truth.
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AWAITING YOUR SMILE

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I await the rising of the sun
for its glow to fill our room
waiting for the joy that comes
as my day awakens to you

Seeing your eyes as they open
and the wonderful smile which
adorns your face, can even
cause the deepest pain I feel
to quickly be displaced

Even when I’m not feeling well
especially those times when I feel
really bad, your smile quickly
changes the color of my day making
my heart to feel so glad

For your smiles radiance is such
a delight to embrace each and
every day, as it brings to me
that special gift of your love
which continually in my life stays.

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FILLING ME WITH YOUR GLOW

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Your smile reaches deep within me
And its radiance touches my soul
Its softness makes the moment tender
When you are filling me with its glow

My heart is made to shine brightly
As the sun above in the sky each day
In my face, I am seen to smile happily
As your glow takes my breath away

When I feel the emotions you feel so deeply
Many times it brings my tears to softly cry
For never have I found love to be wonderful
Until I felt the warmth of your glow inside

For your smile has the magic to move my heart
With a beautiful passion which never lets me go
And its sweet loveliness makes my mind to sway
As your smile fills me with its lasting glow.

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YOU

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I yearn for Your word
Oh Lord, I want to own
It letting it become my
most treasured possession
In my heart

It is my pearl of great
Worth, a very notable
Treasure that I will
Honor each new day

For it is only Your word
Which gives life, and also
Heals…it is Your word
That saves

So blessed was the day
When my prayers were
Answered, as I embraced
Your living word, and it
Breathed sweet life into
Me nourishing me

It cleansed my soul and
Spirit, indeed setting
Me free and its importance
Is very real

For when we are saved by faith
It is the very first thing that
Satan will seek to steal away

For Your Word is the true fire
Which sets my heart to flame
Deep within me each new day
When I awaken…

For the love in my heart belongs
To You alone, and your loving
Embrace is my priceless gem.

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Isaiah 33:6
He will be the sure foundation for your
times, a rich store of salvation and
wisdom and knowledge; the fear of the
LORD is the key to this treasure.

Isaiah 45:3
I will give you hidden treasures,
riches stored in secret places, so
that you may know that I am the LORD,
the God of Israel, who summons you by
name.
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MY PLACE

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Each morning I rise before You
Not taking for granted what I find,
Knowing it is only by Your grace
The breath inside my lungs is mine

As I open my eyes searching for You
As rays of happiness light my face
I’m filled with a certain tranquility
I will never find to be displaced

For the light within shines brighter
More than the light of the new day’s sun
And my heart is inspired by your grace
As it views the place my faith has won

And even though all I see around me
In this world will soon turn to dust
There’s only one thought that moves me
To live eternally, Your love is a must

Only You Lord in life can give to me
That reward which I could never earn
And only by believing in Your promise
Will my place with You in heaven be born.

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2 Corinthians 5:8
Yes, we are of good courage, and we would
rather be away from the body and at home
with the Lord.

Acts 4:12 And there is salvation in no
one else, for there, is no other name
under heaven given among men by which
we must be saved.”
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Wendell A. Brown
© 3/3/2011

THAT SAME WAY

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I saw you all as you began to question
I saw it written deep in your many faces
As your heart was moved to condemn Me
Within all your eyes, I saw sins traces

As each word from your lips reminded you
Of the many failures found in your lives too
As your sins from your hearts moved forward
Without knowing, you were also judging you

You realized the many sins you now saw
Which you were trying to condemn Me with
You also saw you shared many of the same sins
Finding as you tried to judge all is now amiss

For I took the sins of the entire world upon Me
Because of my compassion and deep love for you
Knowing at that terrible moment of my death
I would still forgive you for all your sins too

For the Lord God has spoken with his word
That one who claims they are without sin
Is really a liar without a speck of truth
As sin appeared in each new life’s beginning.

Be careful how you judge one another today
For with the same penalty, you try to place
A time comes when with the intensity you judge
You one day will be judged in that same way.

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Today we see many judging another without taking
the plank, out of their own eyes…without looking
at their lives truthfully. Jesus was judged by the
leaders and many of the people in His time. They
were led by a different spirit…not Gods! Can we
imagine what His eyes saw the day he was crucified
when the masses chose Barabbas instead of Him! We
should be careful how we judge others! God bless
you, and may your day be blessed with His grace
and love…though the path to destruction is wide,
the narrow path to eternal life is still open and
there is still time for one to make the choice to
embrace Gods salvation through Christ Jesus!

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Matthew 7:1
Do not judge, or you will be judged. For with
the same judgment you pronounce, you will be
judged; and with the measure you use, it will
be measured to you.
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A SELFLESS LOVE (HAPPY VALENTINES DAY TO MY WIFE)

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YOU ARE THE TREASURED
THOUGHT MY HEART EMBRACES
WITH THE COMING OF EACH
NEW DAY

YOU ARE THE ONLY DREAM
I KEEP WHILE SLEEPING
WHICH BRINGS A RESTFUL
PEACE TO STAY

YOU ARE THE TRUEST JOY
WHICH SHOWS ITSELF IN
THE RADIANT GLOW WHICH
DAILY LIGHTS MY FACE

YOU ARE THE GREATEST
NEED DEEP WITHIN ME
I’ll NEVER WANT IN MY
LIFE TO BE REPLACED

YOU ARE THE ONLY ONE
WHO SHARES MY DREAMS
THE GENUINE LOVE WHOM
MY HEART ADORES

YOU ARE THE PRECIOUS LOVE
I CAN SPEND A LIFETIME WITH
KNOWING IN YOUR COMMITMENT
I WILL ALWAYS BE ASSURED

FOR YOUR LOVE SUPPLIES
MY EVERY NEED EACH DAY
I EMBRACE YOUR LOVELY
SMILE

FINDING MY HEART IS ALWAYS
SWEPT AWAY EACH DAY, BY YOUR
SELFLESS GENUINE HEART SO
WORTHWHILE.

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MY ETERNAL VALENTINE

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You were with me in a spiritual time
Before I was born into the flesh
Long before I took my first breath
You were a part of my life then,
The best part of my soul and spirit
The deepest part of my heart

When I was young there was always
an emptiness that could not be filled
within its walls, because I was gone
from your side and the happiness I
once knew

When I became a teenager, I would
dream about that missing essence
of love in my heart that you alone
would abundantly fill one day with
your selfless love

When I became an adult there was
nothing which would make me feel
more exuberant or inspired than
the dream vision of you which let
me know my heart would be full
once again in time

Then we met and I heard the calling
of your voice as it embraced my ears
and heart again allowing me to know
that quiet heavenly hymn from my past
shared with you before we were born
into this world

Once again, I felt the sincerity and
deep wholeness never seen by human eyes
before, the best of love only God could
create for He made us be two equal sides
of the same golden coin

Doing so to His delight so I would answer
only to the call of my soul mate, the only
one whom when she would say my name would
make a captive of my heart once again…

I loved you before my time in this world
became a reality always adoring you long
before you were born and had taken your
first breath

I loved you before we were separated
by my earthly birth when I was taken
from your presence and would no longer
be near to you, as you became to me
and alluring vision which would fill
my dreams so many sleepless nights

I have loved you now every day when my
freedom from the trappings of this world
was embrace by your loveliness for I was
already born a twin to your love, gladly
receiving a hearts imprisonment once again
by heavenly bars as our God already
predestined to be before the beginning
of time
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This is the first Valentines poem I wrote for
my wife, when I was inspired by God’s spirit
while reading His word 39 years ago, and I thought
I would share it again. I will share two poems
tonight! “HAPPY VALENTINES DAY, DEBORAH.”
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AMAZING

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Amazing feelings come alive with each new day
As my eyes open to the beauties He has made
Such a sweet joy arises from within my heart
While together the sun and clouds often play

How beautiful to awaken rising up from my bed
With songs of praise filling my heart so deep
How assuring to find I am on the receiving end
Of His eternal grace and love, I will always keep

How heavenly to fearlessly walk out my door
Embracing another sister and brothers hands
Knowing as I embrace their smiles each day
With His blessings, we are assured to stand

How lovely greeting the words which come my way
From my brothers and sisters around the world
Knowing they share similar feelings of His love
As they awaken to the true joy of heavens pearl

For God embraces all of us from so many places
Because His love deposit each of our spirits has
Letting us know he’ll not abandon those He loves
While with His spirit, He will keep us so glad

How beautiful the days we share our special gifts
To many who also have the strong urge to share
Giving each special hugs, while birthing smiles
Letting them always know how much we really care

Our God will provide rains on the good and the bad
Allowing living spirits to eat of His living bread
He will always be more merciful and loving to those
Who will pray to Him that their sins He’ll forgive.

For He is an amazing God.

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Special thanks to Leyla
Garza!

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Isaiah 55:8–9
For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your
ways my ways, declares the Lord. For as the heavens are
higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your
ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.

Psalm 139:9–10
“If I take the wings of the morning
and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea,
even there your hand shall lead me,
and your right hand shall hold me.”

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SELFISH EXALTATION

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Do not exalt yourself before the King
But seek sweet humble ground
Fall prostrate low before His throne
While His eternal love may be found

Don’t lift your heart to selfish glory
Seeking the world’s massive unholy gain
But lift with your hands the holy treasure
That your heart will find praising His name

For many have turned away from His holy gift
Thinking their human power will surely last
But Before the strength of our most Holy God
They find themselves to be very powerless

Do not lift up your selfish heart on high
Do not speak with an un-bowing stiff neck
But beg daily for His sweet forgiveness
And a place in heaven that will always last.

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Philippians 2:3
Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit.
Rather, in humility value others above yourselves.
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