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Lost in an Enchanted Stupor of Delight: A Sonnet to PStraubie48.

Updated on January 26, 2015
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Manatita is an esteemed author living in London, UK. He writes spiritual books, flash fiction and esoteric poetry, his favourite genre.

The Fire of The Spirit


A Dedication

PStraubie's Daughter
PStraubie's Daughter | Source

In Tune With The Infinite


Thanks for your many angels Dear Patricia. The feeling is reciprocal.

One sweet gaze, and I remain unmoving.

My heart pulsates, like a raging current.

Yet knowing its necessity to sustain life, is now meaningless.

I would rather sacrifice all, for this glowing furnace,

Illumining my Soul.

My lungs remain heavy, and I struggle for breath.

Your sweet nectar enters…

My parched throat and dry lips, slowly begin acknowledgement;

I swoon enraptured, inebriated by Your celestial beacons,

Cascading beauty in my Core.

Thy sweet curls, like a river of dreams,

Dances inside my Heart’s Temple;

I lose myself, deep in an enchanted stupor,

Of Your translucent Delight.

-Manatita. Word-crafted Awakenings by The Lantern-Carrier. 25th January, 2015. ©Copyrighted.

Celestial Love


The Spirit enters into the receptive vehicle or vessel of man, and fills it with It's Delight.

The Soul weeps in loving response, and Its Heart bleeds for the happiness of ALL.

Consciousness then pervades the Soul, the heart, the mind, vital and body,

sending out its rays either as a visible or tangible Force, or through the medium

of expressive silence through the ether. Thus we grow slowly, ever-evolving

to a higher and more sublime state of Joy-Delight.

Through all this, the Mighty One continues, carrying on a birthless and deathless

journey of perennial LOVE.

The Soul's Contemplative Beauty


The Spirit of God's Love

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I give you a sweet taste of Perini

© 2015 manatita44


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      manatita44 2 years ago from london

      Yes, Deb...

      All about the Spirit. Much peace.

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      Deb Hirt 2 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      It really IS all about the spirit, and some of us could be more spirited than others...

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      manatita44 2 years ago from london

      Sorry I'm so late, Jamie. Went to Poetry Cafe. Much Gratitude, my Friend.

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      Jamie Lee Hamann 2 years ago from Reno NV

      I already feel the calm. Such serenity and peace and love. Thank you for your words. Jamie

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      manatita44 2 years ago from london

      Thank you, dear Brother.

      Much love to you and a great week-end.

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      Victor W. Kwok 2 years ago from Hawaii

      Wonderful poetry, Manatita. Peace.

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      manatita44 2 years ago from london

      Thank you, Ann.

      Glad you know her also. A necessary Hub. Much peace.

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      Ann Carr 2 years ago from SW England

      Great tribute. PS inspires us all with her zest for life and her determination. Lovely words here for a lovely person.


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      manatita44 2 years ago from london

      Pretty close, Dee, but I'm only dreaming here. Hehe:) Interestingly enough, the highest state for God-lovers is still beyond this. Total and Unconditional Surrender, to the Will of The Supreme. The Christ says this; my Teacher says this:

      I have given a taste of it in both my books. It is also how my Soul would like to be:

      "O Lord, if you want my efforts to be successful, then I am happy. If You do not want this action to succeed, if You want me to learn something important by experiencing failure while giving the experience of success to someone else, then I am equally happy. ‘My only wish is that Thy Will be done in and through me.” Peace, my loving Dora.

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      Dora Isaac Weithers 2 years ago from The Caribbean

      An "illumined soul" lost in "an enchanted stupor" of delight sounds like the ultimate heavenly experience. Thanks for the just the thought of it.

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      manatita44 2 years ago from london

      Yes, strange, isn't it. Our Lord is always merciful. Ruby more hugs to you.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 2 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Very beautiful manatita. I don't know the lovely lady, but after reading Theresa's comment, I feel your words/thoughts were meant to be. Thank you dear poet..

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      manatita44 2 years ago from london

      You know, my Sweet,

      I have a feeling that while I was trying to send you fan mail, you were also thinking of me. So the two crossed. Wouldn't that be wonderful?

      I cry when I'm touched and so I feel honoured. Besides, I have used Perini a few times in my morning prayers, he is so, 'just what I needed.'

      So happy that you are finding love here on Hub Pages. More strength to you. Perhaps you have seen my prayer on Fortitude. God bless.

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      Patricia Scott 2 years ago from sunny Florida

      I am deeply moved by this tribute. I admit unabashedly the tears of joy and thanksgiving are streaming as I listen to the lovely music on the video and see the scene provided.

      Life throws us curve balls and we have so many choices to life like the lives of others is face with the ups and downs that come...but we are so blessed. Right here on HubPages I have found so much love and care and concern.

      How humbled I feel by this tribute to me.

      More Angels come to you once again and may they watch over you and yours each day ps I MUST share, pin, facebook, g+, and voted up up and away ...not so I will be noticed but to showcase your lovely choice of prose ....

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      manatita44 2 years ago from london

      Oh, I did not know this Faith. Hope that my Hub is timely, then; that it can serve some purpose. Thanks for the info. I will keep her in my prayers.

      My sister has it too. She takes Anastrazole. Doctor recommended of course. She is in the U.S. A. Thanks for all info. Much gratitude.

      Hi Bill,

      We both know that life can be fragile. Still, hearing of situations like Faith writes, is always illumining and evokes concern. In this Light PS deserves more than a tribute but our Love and prayers. So good to know that she is one of your dearest Friends. Much gratitude.

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      Bill Holland 2 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Thank you for writing a tribute for PS. She is one of my dearest friends here at HP, and I'm grinning from ear to ear because of your beautiful words. Bravo my friend.

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      Faith Reaper 2 years ago from southern USA

      Oh, you're welcome. G+ is Google Plus. PS's daughter has terminal cancer and so does her grandson (her daughter's son). It is a miracle they are still here!

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      manatita44 2 years ago from london

      And Peace upon you and family also, my dear Theresa.

      I didn't know it was her daughter. I thought that it was her. Good that you know them, and it's a delight to hear that the entire family is so positive about life. Shows in the picture. Hope that they like it.

      What is G+? Much Mehta (Loving kindness)

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      Faith Reaper 2 years ago from southern USA

      Beautiful and powerful sonnet to my dear friend, PS!

      Her profile picture of her daughter there is so lovely and I am reminded of the power of love and strength through fighting the trials this life sometimes throws at us. PS and her entire family are so inspiring as to persevere through the trials in this life with such a positive attitude.

      Up ++++ tweeting, pinning, G+ and sharing

      Blessings and peace