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Her prayer

Updated on May 7, 2010

A distant still voice begs for her commitment

Her commitment to listen and obey. Still she see’s no way to listen to hear to do as it says

How can you listen to a voice that is not eternally heard?

She asks

He asks

They ask

Some answers may lie in the peace that quiet brings

Consistent echoes from the bell that always calls her name

The bell tolls and fades into the background most days

She can hear around it as if it doesn’t exist

But today

Today is different

This tolling is persistent and it begs for her to listen

She must for the echo is too loud it overthrows her own voice

She sits there and wonders

She says I think someone is trying to tell me something

A perplexed looks comes across her face

She knows this time its serious

This voice she has never heard before now

I give her the consistent advice I think its time to be quiet and pray

She does

She listens

She hears

She finds faith

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    • Circus of Thought profile image

      Circus of Thought 

      8 years ago from No.Cal

      Well done. Very esteemed.

    • Sunshiney31 profile imageAUTHOR

      Sunshiney31 

      8 years ago

      Thank you very much Minnetonka Twin your words really mean alot to me ,and I'm so happy you enjoyed reading this poem.Thanks for your follow and fan mail as well

      Blessings

      Crystal

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      Linda Rogers 

      8 years ago from Minnesota

      Wow! This poem really touched me in a silently powerful way. It provokes many images that we, "the reader" can draw our own conclusion or story. Rated up and Beautiful! Excited to be a new follower.

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      DREAM ON 

      8 years ago

      Very comforting and loving.

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      ralwus 

      8 years ago

      yes, sometimes faith is all one has, and it is good. nice work. Charlie

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      Putz Ballard 

      8 years ago

      great read, keep em coming.

    • Sunshiney31 profile imageAUTHOR

      Sunshiney31 

      8 years ago

      Thank to all who have left their comments. My Dad recently passed away and this is the story of how one of my little girls came to find faith and be comforted. It's a moment I will never forget.

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      Winsome 

      8 years ago from Southern California by way of Texas

      It is a very special time when a child discovers that the infinite can be personal. A sweet moment. Thank you for sharing it.

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      David Walston 

      8 years ago from The Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) (m-M)_0 = 18.41, or 48 kpc (~157,000

      Great Imagery

      Fine Poem

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      Chaotic Chica 

      8 years ago

      Very nice. Very nice, indeed. :)

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      Mentalist acer 

      8 years ago from A Voice in your Mind!

      A beautiful and inspirational meditation Sumshiney31

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      RevLady 

      8 years ago from Lantana, Florida

      I always love happy endings. What better way to conclude this wonderful poem than with the words, "She finds faith."

      Thanks for sharing.

      Forever His,

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      samboiam 

      8 years ago from Texas

      I really enjoyed this;thanks for sharing.

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