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I Change You

Behold the handmaid of the Lord; be it unto me according to your word.

I change you.

From sunrise to sunrise
and every fragile moment in between
I change you
with My voice,
calling you by name.

I wrap up your desire for Me
and give it to you as a gift
which you offer back to Me
with hands grubby from pawing through
the world’s muck.

Through your tears I change you
from trembling child
to confident adult,
your confidence shifting from self
to the One who makes your feet
like hind’s feet
on high places.

I whisper to you in dreams;
sodden with sleep
and limp with the humiliation
of another day’s battle
fought in your own tenuous strength,
I speak to your heart
of the plans I had for you
before you were formed
in your mother’s womb.

As you slumber
I count the hairs on your head
and this too changes you.
You awaken with the vague sense
of feeling more loved, more yourself,
than the day before.

In a thousand ways
I change you
until you become
the you I created you to be.

Your tears are kept in a bottle;
aged like old wine
they will one day
be poured out in blessing
in countless lives,
like the fragrant oil that ran
down Aaron’s beard.

I change you by making you
more you than eye has seen,
or ear heard.

Because I love you
I promise not to leave you
as I found you,
broken and uncontained
like an old wineskin.

Because I love you:
I change you.

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Oh the Love that will not let us go!

Tags

poetry, spiritual, healing

Comments

  • Matty B. Duran
    Matty B. Duranalmost 2 years ago

    Beautiful praise to our Lord Jesus Christ~Well-done~I love poetry that gives praise and honour and glory to our Lord Christ~Brilliantly written~May God continue to use you for His Glory~HE IS WORTHY~

    His worker)

  • Thank you so much!

    – Beautifuldreamer

  • © Angela L Walker
    © Angela L Walkeralmost 2 years ago

    So beautiful! :)

  • Many thanks Angela!

    – Beautifuldreamer

  • JaneRoberts
    JaneRobertsalmost 2 years ago

    This is beautiful, like finding an orchid in the forest. xx

  • What kind words. Thanks so much, Jane.

    – Beautifuldreamer

  • LoveringArts
    LoveringArtsalmost 2 years ago

    A wonderful delightful journey… Your words paint the most Beautiful picture dear Deb , simply lovely ….. And Wow what a comment on my Hendrix , I am so soooooooooo thrilled you like this , my special thanks .. Paulx

  • Paul, it’s always a pleasure to view your latest work, and pleasurable as well to read such an encouraging comment about my little bit of poetry. Many thanks, dear friend.

    – Beautifuldreamer

  • Soozan
    Soozanalmost 2 years ago

    Such tender understanding of God’s mercy and grace without which we would truly be miserable. Words that can travel with me as a comfort and assurance. I am gladdened at the thoughts you paint here. A love song to the Savior!!!

  • Ooh, I like that: a love song to the Savior. Leave it to you to think of that. Thanks for taking the time, Suz, to read my little poem, and offer some encouraging words.

    – Beautifuldreamer

  • msdebbie
    msdebbiealmost 2 years ago

  • Many thanks for featuring my poem!

    – Beautifuldreamer

  • Mary Campbell
    Mary Campbellalmost 2 years ago

    Every mother’s hope..

  • That’s true…thanks for stopping by.

    – Beautifuldreamer

  • Marie Sharp
    Marie Sharpalmost 2 years ago

  • What an honor, thanks so much.

    – Beautifuldreamer

  • MINDSET
    MINDSETover 1 year ago

    I liked this……………..

  • Thanks so much.

    – Beautifuldreamer

  • MINDSET
    MINDSETover 1 year ago

    I liked this…… smooth writing..

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