"Within My Soul"

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an old lengthy poem of praise

"Within My Soul"

Within My Soul

I tried to do it my way and floundered in my weakness
I almost let the devil take control
I finally tired of dismay and through Our Fathers patience
I felt His spirit wake within my soul

He lifts me up on angels' wings
o'er mountains wreathed in shrouds
the majestic voice of heaven rings
and peaceful joy abounds

I see such wonder in His grace
nature mirrors Our Fathers peace
and cannot but decry
Great God is never sleeping
He's always by our side
within His quiet wonder
heaven and earth abide

He's always there along the way
to wash our hurt and pain away
His love resounds as thunder
to stem the fearful tide

Jesus never doubted the power of His love
He always proudly proclaims the strength of God above
My delight is the way of peace
the way of peace is love

He lifts me up on angels' wings
above our troubled times
reflected in great majesty
the strength and hope of history
within His love divine

as sweet as lifes great mystery
His spirit slept inside of me
and awoke within my soul
with gracious love
He lives in me
My Lord and I abide

I learned of hope in Jesus' way
what a joyous, happy day
Jesus proudly proclaims
the will of God above

My delight brings such peace
when you accept My love

He saw my spirit sleeping
and awoke within my soul.

© Sam Hyde 

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Whiskers commented on "Within My Soul"

03-25-2011

I loved this and especially the ending; "He saw my spirit sleeping and awoke within my soul." Beautiful.

Wakeitha commented on "Within My Soul"

03-22-2011

Beautiful words, filled with Gods anointing, let the holy spirit keep using you my friend and brother in Christ. Praise thee the Lord for blessing your anointing hands to write for him. Amen

cutbanksam commented on "Within My Soul"

03-14-2011

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tierra7 commented on "Within My Soul"

03-13-2011

Hi Sam, Oh my this is a most provokin' read...yes an so very inspirin'...thank you for sharin'...I have read many of your older posts ...just have not mad a comment but I do want you to kno' what I think of them...such a wondrous gift you share with us, and I just want to thank you most Graciously...Tierra@}-'-,'..

Poetry is what gets lost in translation.

Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.

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