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My Spirit Takes Flight
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By Nan Forehand
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My Spirit Takes Flight

(Thanks to Reason A. Poteet

You're such an inspiration!!!)

 

It's Amazing!  I finally understand!

as God gives me a message so grand

and the words begin to flow

my spirit inside begins to glow

heart rate begins to speed

to God's message I will heed

soul's feet clear the ground

spirit soars without making a sound

pen to paper, fingers to keys  -  morning, noon or night

breathing life into  a poem is when my spirit takes flight

 

 

 

 


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Submitted: Saturday, July 21, 2007

Last Updated: Saturday, July 21, 2007

About the Poet
I grew up in rural North Carolina, married for 38 years to my best friend and soulmate, Allen, who retired almost 17 years ago from the Air Force after 24 years of service to our beloved America. We have a daughter, Ashley ( and son-in-law, Kris) and, a son, John, and, our two beautiful grand daughters, Amelia and Haley, and Isaac, our only grandson, all blessings from God. We have four cats; Mr. Peabody, Missy, aka Middle Kitty and Tabby, aka Little Kitty, and Gracie. I've seen a lot of hard times and God has always been here for me to see me through them. I am a vessel God can use to help others in need. If I could be described in one word, it would be that I am an encourager.


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