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Wisdom
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By Dale Jordan Heath
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Wisdom



by Dale Jordan Heath



 



Bruised at the hands



of Wisdom,



abuse loosed



upon my life.



Sentenced to seek,



submissive to the teaching,



my questioning mind



wonders each time



in the hurt of lessons,



Where lies its usefulness?



Embers beneath my soles,



I reach for the sky



to beg God



to release me from



this painful curriculum...to graduate



into the mercies of His presence,



a true student



of Wisdom.



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Submitted: Saturday, October 5, 2013

Last Updated: Monday, October 7, 2013

About the Poet
I am a Christan mother, grandmother, wife, aspiring poet, and owner of a bed and breakfast with my husband of 37 years. I love to create an ambience of serenity in my home. I love soft music, the sounds of the birds in my yard, the whir of the ceiling fans,... Time has passed since the first time I wrote my Poet Bio...it has been three years now....in that time my life has changed drastically. We lost our beloved youngest child, our only son, to suicide. It has been devastating...shaking my faith to its core but not destroying it. I have not been inspired to write for quite some time now. I pray that I will be able to emerge from this pain and write with a new passion about my journey. Until that time I ask for prayers and that God will continue to speak to me and give me the peace that passes all understanding.


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