TO KNOW YOU

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I seek to see
you with the power
of my eyes

I seek to touch
you with the tips
of my fingers

I seek to feel
your love as you
embrace me
Lord from afar

Yet Lord are you
not Spirit, an eternal
life, that will abound
forever…

So even if I touch a
leaf on a tree I will
also, find a part of
your living essence
within it

For you Lord are
everything that is,
and everything is
A part of you

There is nothing that
exists without your
breath of life to
empower it each day

For your life is the
spirit inhabiting
our bodies so when
we reach out to touch
You…

Can we not also touch
a red rose that blooms
early in the morning
and know we have touched
a part of you also

Can I not look at the
sky and watch the power
which propels clouds
to fly while enjoying
it’s blueness that is a
a painters background
and not also see you?

Can I not feel your love
as the sun awakens me
with its soft kiss of
warmth and know that
I have felt you, Lord?

For you are a part of
all that lives, so I need
not see you with my
eyes to know that you
are always close to me.

For your life, your love,
your spirits lasting embrace
reaches all life I meet…

Making your entire being my
most precious treasure as its
lasting imprint will always
be alive spiritually with me.

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JEREMIAH 9: 23-24 NIV

This is what the Lord says: “Let not the wise boast
of their wisdom or the strong boast of their strength
or the rich boast of their riches, but let the one
who boasts boast about this: that they have the
understanding to know me, that I am the Lord, who
exercises kindness, justice, and righteousness on earth,
for in these, I delight,” declares the Lord.
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THE NEED FOR GODS LOVE

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Love me dear Lord for an eternity
As long as the sun does shine
Let your love be as full as the sky
Let it never know an ending time

Just love me all the many moments
The tiny minutes of each new day
Never let a single night come to life
Where Your love will not light my way

Love me with the fury of hurricanes
Please never let a single day to find
Where I live a moment without your love
Embrace me in your grace for all time

Please love me forever into infinity
Past where your angels are said to be
Never let me, Lord, ever be without
What my heart and spirit really need

Love me as a bee loves sweet honey
As a flower the soft rains from the sky
Love me with all of your heart’s fullness
So I will never have a reason to cry

Bring my face to shine radiantly each day
Let me share with others your spirits bliss
Please love me, Lord, every moment in my life
Keeping my heart full of your spirits kiss

Love me lord with your true genuine love
The most treasured blessing one can receive
Never let me ever feel a day in my life
That of another I will ever have a need

Always love me in my life very wholesomely
Letting me know there will never come to be
A time where I ever want to be separated
From the truest love, my heart will ever need
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Proverbs 8:17 I love those who love me, and those
who seek me diligently find me.

Deuteronomy 7:9 Know therefore that the LORD your God
is God, the faithful God who keeps covenant and
steadfast love with those who love him and keep his
commandments, to a thousand generations.,

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EMBRACING CHANGE

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Putting self to death is
an act most cannot do
casting off what holds
one captive allows one
to rise anew

Seeing with spiritual
eyes while one is color
blind helps one embrace
those less fortunate with
your gift of being kind

Setting out daily with true
intentions not to cause
another pain will humble
your heart as you realize
life will never again be
the same

For kindness will nourish
your spirit with seeds of
love within, birthing in
your heart always a very
genuine selfless blessing

One will find inner peace
in their life seeking now to
stay, while also finding a
deep need in their world
to help promote change

Never judge another harshly
letting anger in your words
come to be, never let sinful
motives in your mind begin
festering

Treat others in truly genuine
pure ways, so Gods grace will
bring alive in you a blessing
of love which stays

Never seek to harm a sister
or brother at any time so
evil may not come your way

And with this new spiritual
change beginning in your life,
His grace will bless your heart
each new day.

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1 John 2:24
Let what you heard from the beginning abide
in you. If what you heard from the beginning
abides in you, then you too will abide in the
Son and in the Father.

Ephesians 4:22-24
to put off your old self, which belongs to
your former manner of life and is corrupt
through deceitful desires, and to be renewed
in the spirit of your minds, and to put on
the new self, created after the likeness of
God in true righteousness and holiness.
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YOUR SOFT BEAUTIFUL SMILE

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Your soft beautiful smile embraces me
When I find you, my love, to come near
In my heart at those precious moments
Finding as it happens I shed quiet tears

Full of the deep and true genuine happiness
Which my heart gives birth to each new day
Never leaving me to question or even reason
Why in my life I really wanted you to stay

I find the moments of joy we spend together
Will perfectly frame our images deep inside
Making them truly perfect lovely treasures
Whose true blessing our hearts will never deny

I love embracing the daily serenity of your smile
Which I find in my life is destined to now stay
Constantly embracing my world with its blessings
As its enchanting beauty steadily takes breath away

My heart is constantly inspired by its exquisite glow
While my soul is daily refreshed by its soulful energy
Making it possible for me to love you freely each day
Enjoying the precious love blessing you bring to me.

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GRACE DESTINED TO STAY

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You spoke to my heart with such vibrant words
Even though your voice no one else would hear
You told me of all your hearts inner feelings
And what to your heart was found to be most dear

Even though the pleasant sound of Your voice
Lord, no one else would be around to hear
Your words would find a light path within me
As your spirits, grace cast away my many fears

They would find the passage leading to my heart
Causing rhythms to live deep within it was clear
Lifting my inner spirit while cleansing a place
They lifted my inner spirit filling it with tears

It made a certain radiance to blossom throughout
My dreams of You as this new life would now begin
Healing my heart while setting my spirits life free
With a perfect grace now destined to live within.

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Ephesians 5:7-14

Therefore do not be partakers with them;
for you were formerly darkness, but now
you are light in the Lord; walk as
children of light (for the fruit of the
light consists in all goodness and
righteousness and truth), trying to learn
what is pleasing to the Lord. And do not
participate in the unfruitful deeds of
darkness, but instead even expose them;
for it is disgraceful even to speak of
the things which are done by them in
secret. But all things become visible
when they are exposed by the light, for
everything that becomes visible is light.
For this reason, it says, “Awake, sleeper,
And arise from the dead, And Christ will
shine on you.”
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HEAR MY PRAYER VOICE

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Hear my voice Lord, as I cry out to You
Hear the weeping from within my heart
Hear the timeless anguish crippling me
From my beginnings yes from the start

For I have found as I lived in this world
True salvation only comes from Your Hand
And right now from me it seems far away
From right here Lord, where I now stand

Please, Lord, do not turn Your back on me
Always be my shepherd and my heart lead
For I long for freedom from my sinful flesh
Because much closer to You I now long to be

Hear the dire cry Lord of a sinner born
Who once fell low in his life each day
Severely blinded by his own selfishness
One who alone could never find his way

I pray to You from my heart’s deepest places
Where no one else in this world can ever see
I cry out to You humbly with my heart wide open
Please come near to me now Lord and rescue me

Never let me become lost to this world’s evil
As they try to tempt me with their pleasures
For they will strike daily at my sinful flesh
Attempting to keep me from my truest treasure

Let me not fall deep into a pit of desolation
But reach down lifting me from its drowning pool
Set my feet on Your solid foundation dear Lord
As my life and my heart will only belong to You.
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Matthew 13:17
“For truly I say to you that many prophets and
righteous men desired to see what you see, and
did not see it, and to hear what you hear, and
did not hear it.

Luke 13:24
“Strive to enter through the narrow door; for
many, I tell you, will seek to enter and will
not be able.

Psalm 103:1
A Psalm of David. Bless the LORD, O my soul, And
all that is within me, bless His holy name.

Psalm 86:12
I will praise you, Lord my God, with my whole
being; and I will honor your name continuously.

Psalm 73:26
My health may fail, and my spirit may grow weak,
but God remains the strength of my heart; he is
mine forever.
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Wendell A. Brown,
From ‘Deep Within Your Well’,
November 1976
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HEAR MY VOICE

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A lovely song
Is found alive
Deeply embedded
Within my soul

Its melody is so
Lovingly cherished
That my heart will
Never let it go

For the song has
The precious power
Which alone can bring
My face to smile…

As I think of the
Love who changed
My life making the
Song so beautifully
Worthwhile.
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Psalm 27: 6-8

And now my head will be lifted up above my enemies
around me, and I will offer in His tent sacrifices
with shouts of joy; I will sing, yes, I will sing
praises to the LORD. Hear, O LORD, when I cry with
my voice, and be gracious to me and answer me. When
You said, “Seek My face,” my heart said to You,
“Your face, O LORD, I shall seek.”…

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SPIRITUAL TRANSPLANT

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The presence of His Spirit brings about a change
In the new restful place where I begin to dwell
A once ugly place where I should have perished
Is now free from a self-inflicted burning hell

Within my heart is kindled a pure lasting fire
Where once the curse of sin each day would lay
Leaving me ever mindful of your awesome love
Embracing the privilege which in my life stays

For this realm of which I was invited to share
Fills my heart and spirit with majestic beauties
And my mind once unruly is now lovingly ensnared
By the blessed presence of Your loves generosity

I am humbly blessed to have this opportunity
One from which I will never seek to turn away
For all I once was has been totally removed
By my sweet Lord’s spiritual transplant today

(November 1976 – A spiritual life changing moment)

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With His sacrifice, He has allowed us the
opportunity to embrace change in our lives
in a nourishing way, for our spirits by
embracing His love will be blessed with
an eternal life with Him. The body fades
away but there is a continuing life for
a humble spirit which surrenders self to
Christ!
(A Re-blog)
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Psalm 51:10 NIV
God, create a pure heart in me, and renew a right
attitude within me

Ezekiel 36:26 NIV
“””I’m going to give you a new heart, and I’m
going to give you a new spirit within all of
your deepest parts. I’ll remove that rock-hard
heart of yours and replace it with one that’s
sensitive to me.

Romans 12:2 NIV
Do not conform to the pattern of this world,
but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.
Then you will be able to test and approve what
God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.
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AN EASTER POEM FOR THE LORD

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Every time I bring forth Your image
From deep within the well of my mind
My heart begins shedding joyous tears
For Your beautiful love that’s mine

I can never escape feeling the emotions
As they easily overwhelm me each day
Just like the first time You embraced me
The raging passion of my love will stay

I was blessed the day You forgave me
That first moment You became my friend
And ever since Your spirit held me close
My life changed as I was born again

You have never forsaken me a single day
Of all the spiritual things in life I need
And I love those very special moments
When together Your living word we read

While I lift up my song of sweet love to You
Your pure life showers of heaven’s joy begin
As I humbly thank You for shedding your blood
A perfect sacrifice forgiving all of our sins.

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Romans 3:21-26
But now apart from the law the righteousness of God has been
made known, to which the Law and the Prophets testify. This
righteousness is given through faith in[h] Jesus Christ to all
who believe. There is no difference between Jew and Gentile,
for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, and all
are justified freely by his grace through the redemption that
came by Christ Jesus. God presented Christ as a sacrifice of
atonement, through the shedding of his blood—to be received
by faith. He did this to demonstrate his righteousness because
in his forbearance he had left the sins committed beforehand
unpunished— he did it to demonstrate his righteousness at the
present time, so as to be just and the one who justifies those
who have faith in Jesus.
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HAPPY EASTER TO ALL!

An Easter Poem For the Lord
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MY ETERNAL LOVE

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My Eternal Love

Your beauty is beyond compare
And nothing can measure up to
Its glory

Most men seek a lasting
Love, and yet their eyes
Are blind to you

They give up the search very
Easy giving into the lusts
Of their hearts

And they fall captive to the
Never-lasting love of
The World that fades

Not ever knowing the beauty
And the richness that I know
Which is only found in you
…my eternal love.

A Treasure

A treasure is found in the sunrise
When my eyes do open up to you
For the fiery sun in all its brilliance
Shall be my golden jewel

And its beauty shall remind me always
Of how rich I am my Sweet Lord
When your love is such a part of me
That so daily I need you more

And even if many know you
I feel no one knows better than me
What you bring daily to each of
Our lives with your love, your
Strength and your integrity

For even if my flesh was to deny you
My spirit and soul will always be yours
And they shall always possess deep within
That sweet treasure that you laid in store.

Until the day of my real birth
When that does finally come
When our spirits leaves our bodies
And the battle is finally won.

Worthwhile

Your love became the true answer
To a prayer, I often prayed
When I first believed in Your promise
That you wanted to share my days

I found in you Lord, that I really needed you
To be the beauty that fills all of my days
Always making your love my daily reality
Always opening my eyes in every way

For your love I find is the truest blessing
Which in this world my life could ever receive
And its radiant richness is a priceless treasure
That shall always be forever locked within me

For your love was more than just an answer
To the prayers, my heart would always pray
It’s a pearl that’s discovered of such great worth
That I will cherish past the end of my worldly days

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As my Easter weekend progresses, I find my heart moved to share
this song I recorded thanking the LORD God for His sacrifice
made for all mankind. I was moved to tears as there is
‘no greater gift,’ ever given in this world provided
by another as what the Lord God did on Good Friday, and
rising with the victory over death on Easter. May your
Easter weekend and the new week ahead be abundantly blessed
by His continuing grace and love.
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Poetry, Wendell A. Brown,
Music, Mark Sellers,
The video, Deborah Ann Wright-Brown
Copyright 2014
U.S. Library of Congress.