Tag Archive | Jesus

NEW POETRY BOOK

 

POETRY

It’s hard to believe, but I finally did it!  Here is my first published book of poetry – available on Amazon.com .  This book is forty years in the making.  But, in the meantime I kept writing poems and sharing them with different internet poetry websites and here on my own blog, which are also included in the book.  If you are interested in reading it I have a free promotion from tomorrow until Friday (April 17-19).   When just getting started as an author it is difficult to get established without any reviews or prior public exposure so all reviews would be greatly appreciated!  Oh, you can also get either an ebook or a paperback!

 

Here is the only villanelle in my book which I’d like to share with dVerse  <a href=”https://brudberg.me/category/dverse/

I Really Believe You Were Meant For Me

-a villanelle-

I really believe you were meant for me.
When two hearts meet and join as one
There is no denying our unity.

Together, the sun shines eternally
As our fingers touch in unison,
I really believe you were meant for me.

The moon is aglow shining on the sea
And dancing with you, Oh what fun!
There is no denying our unity.

Our souls came together the day that we
Climbed the mountain and declared it won.
I really believe you were meant for me.

Remember the day that we laughed in glee
As we called each other honey bun?
There is no denying our unity

Together we be for eternity
As God’s gift for a job well done.
I really believe you were meant for me,
There is no denying our unity.

Jesus Blessed Me

I wrote this hymn a few years ago – even wrote some music to it, but not being a musician never could get it right.  It anyone would like to write some music to it, feel free.  I only ask that my name always be attached to it, as it is a personal account of the three times Jesus actually came to my aid and 1) soothed my soul; 2)actually saved me from great bodily harm, if not death; and 3)healed me, body and soul, in church.

Jesus Blessed Me

I was hurting, pain was great, my soul longed for comfort,

All anguish, grief and despair, haunted my rapport,

Then Jesus passed to me peace beyond measure,

Peace beyond understanding, He gave his love to me.

Threatened darkly, beaten down, menacing terror strong,

I called out with all my might, reaching to my Lord,

Then Jesus came to me, Jesus came to me,

Jesus came and saved me, He saved me from all sin.

Body racked with so much pain, barely able to stand,

My soul cried out to Jesus for his touch to me.

Then Jesus came to me, yes Jesus healed me,

Jesus came and healed me, He healed me of all pain.

With God’s help Jesus came and healed my wounds and heart

With his everlasting love he changed my whole life.

He saved me, He healed me and gave me His peace.

Yes, He saved me, healed me and blessed me with His love.

                                                                     Lessandra Grimley 2017

Fifteen Days ‘Til Christmas

Bells ring, people sing

The Christ has come!

Gladness lights the hearts of man

As Jesus’ birth brings love and hope.





Christmas eve at home

Welcome to our home this Christmas season!





Mandy
This is sweet Mandy in her Christmas sweater. She passed away this August unexpectedly, even though she was almost seventeen years old. We miss her terribly – she was one sweet doggie!





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Mr. Snowman is glad it’s snowing!

Envision If You Can

Mosaic Art by Cherie Holt © 2010

 

Envision If You Can
Envision if you can
The wonders of the world,
Blossoming forth into a beautiful plan
Of oneness and love,
Harmony and peace,
Beauty and grace for all to have.
When will this be, this day of change?
And who opens the eyes for one to see
The mysteries of life in eternity?
Go within and you will find
The stirring of One who will open your eyes.
Will open you eyes for you to see
That the time is here for eternity.
                                   L. Grimley