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Faith Imagined: What Can I Say

Faith Imagined

Alisa Hope Wagner: Christian Writer

November 5, 2009

What Can I Say

What can I say about a God who loves me?

How can I prove His sweetness for me?

Which words would do Him justice?

I’m scared to even try.

I know I’ll fall short.

But He meets my shabby effort with the mighty force of His glory.

I reach out my insignificant hand, and He grabs it with His majesty.

He pulls me into His constant joy, and I dance! – I dance! – I dance!

I’m surrounded by physical prison; my flesh locks me into ordinary.

But with God I run in a ray of beauty and lie down in a bed of peace.

My love is multiplied in my emptiness and I find safety in my fear.

God lifts high my brokenness and His light shines through my life.

I know I’ll fall short.

I’m scared to even try.

Which words would do Him justice?

How can I prove His sweetness for me?

What can I say about a God who loves me?

*Author's note: I was doing my God-time, and God told me to write Him a poem. I didn't know what I was going to write, except to share how much I am loved by my Creator. When I was finished writing, I centered the poem and a cross appeared. Isn't God so wonderful? He reminds me all the time that I am loved. When I am obedient to His urging, He leads me right into His arms.

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Anonymous Lindsey Riddle said...

That's amazing.

11:48 PM  
Blogger Crissy said...

Beautiful poem and how cool that God shaped it like a cross!!!

8:05 AM  
Blogger DutchMom31 said...

How Beautiful! And what a gift to God and then back to you.

9:37 AM  
Blogger Corrie Howe said...

Very cool! I am constantly amazed by God and his interactions with me. Thanks for your support. It means a lot. I just have to tell you I keep coming back over and over again to your comment about being God's flashlight in the dark corners of the Internet for your guest post on Midday Escapades. I loved the title "Blogger's Hell."

10:01 AM  
Blogger T. J. Knowlton said...

Alisa, that is beautiful. Love is multiplied in my emptiness...well said. Have a great weekend.

10:10 AM  
Blogger Teri said...

WOW! ...Beautiful!!!

10:24 AM  
Blogger Crystal said...

Wow - Gave me goosebumps!

11:24 AM  
Blogger Karen said...

This is beautiful! Especially liked the line...

"But with God I run in a ray of beauty and lie down in a bed of peace."

What a sweet reminder from the Lord of His love!

12:19 PM  
Blogger Debbie said...

This is a wonderful poem! Very inspiring.

1:36 PM  
Blogger Warren Baldwin said...

What can we say about a God who loves us? "Thank you, Father!" Good poem.

3:01 PM  
Blogger Melinda said...

He is so sweet ... that is so beautiful. I love it when He gives me "little" surprises like that!:0)

4:00 PM  
Blogger Gaia said...

God is like that, but sure hope he does not get too upset when we are a little disobedient. :D

8:39 PM  
Blogger strokeofliving said...

The Lord knows how to speak to you and how to direct you. This is incredible how this beautiful poem turned out visually.

8:52 PM  
Blogger Cassandra Frear said...

I like seeing your passion for God.

6:18 AM  
Blogger Christian Mommy Writer said...

That was beautiful! I loved the cross that was revealed after you were done!

10:40 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Jen Keller says, " wow, thank you Jesus for using Alisa as a vessel to show me who I am in You." great poem Alisa, thank you for being obedient, those blessings of obedience are overflowing to all us girls.

7:41 PM  
Blogger alicia said...

That was a beautiful poem about our amazing God, and the fact that He made a cross...perfect.

2:36 PM  
Blogger Cherie Hill said...

Wanted to say Happy Birthday's my son's birthday too! (9 years old and the years are going fast!)Hope you are abundantly blessed by the Lord's peace and love!
With joy,

2:44 PM  
Blogger Deborah Ann said...

Wow! How awesome is that, God made your poem in the form of a cross! That is way too cool...

3:10 PM  
Blogger Bernadine said...

What can I say... just beautiful!

5:29 PM  
Blogger Warren Baldwin said...

Read it again. It was good the second time, too! Good job.

10:37 PM  
Blogger ~*Michelle*~ said...

beautiful.....simply beautiful

This made my heart skip a beat:

"But with God I run in a ray of beauty and lie down in a bed of peace."

what a gorgeous image you are leaving in my heart/soul right now.

6:18 AM  
Blogger OceanDreams said...

Beautiful poem, I love learning about the love of God and it is never comprehensible to me, that is what makes it so beautiful.

6:57 PM  
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10:01 PM  
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9:45 AM  

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