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Date Added: June 15, 2009 04:06:37 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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My Journey to the Edge
 
 
                                                 
 
 
Each journey to the edge teaches me something valuable about myself, perhaps a new found friend, or about Life itself.  Today my journey has taken me to a remote island.  Not a tropical paradise buzzing with brown-skinned natives and tourists who have forgotten their sunscreen, but a self-sufficient island made of crystal sugar sand just waiting to be discovered.  Being so small it is possible for eager explorers to transverse it in less than a day.
 
I've sometimes wondered about the formation of islands.  I am told that they have broken off from the Mother Land rising and sinking through time.  If that is true, do you think the reverse is possible?  Is it possible to gather small insignificant islands together into one land mass again?  Maybe that is just as impossible as putting all of those pretty little stars back into their cardboard capsules of exploded fireworks.  That would take a miracle.  I know not all have a strong faith or even a germinating-seed type of belief but my journeys have always taken me to places where God resides.  Though his face does not show up in the photographs that I snap, I know he is present in every sunrise, sunset, smiling face, rainbow, wildflower, tree, sea shell, the moon, and the shining stars.  They are the work of his own hands.
 
And yes, I see that bright shining star that hangs above your head, fellow explorer; nothing could possibly remove it from your midnight sky. But don't be afraid to look down on the shores of pure sugar sand and notice the starfish that has washed up on the beach; with arms that reach.  Reach into your heart to ignite a glimmer of faith in the One who gives miracles, and the One who is always present to guide you on your journey to the edge.
 
 
 
 
 
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Comment By: FreeKarl Berry on October 25, 2017 01:25:38 PM Report

Hello

 

This is Karl Berry I am not perfect but this has to come out listen closely can we write together on one of my projects 

I know it will blow your thoughts into a preponderance of elegance so much so there will be sweat on your for head it is a love bookies of poetry yes all new stuff your style is easy listening it is what I am looking for please get back to me really soon OK   Karl. Berry 







Comment By: Freeken on October 11, 2012 11:13:17 PM Report
Linda jo,

I think you have a wonderful way with imagery, I would be one with a germinating seed; but, never-the-less what, or where my faith resides this is a soft and inviting look at how much your faith touches all you do. It is an inspiring, even attractive, example of how faith can affect and enhance a persons life.



A message well sent



ken


Comment By: FreeMaples on November 15, 2010 08:45:07 PM Report
Your way with description gives a life altering experience. You picture than place everything beautifully. I wish I could believe the way you do and know that god that creates all of those beautiful things but I'm just not the right person to believe things that way. And yet this is a new favorite of mine. Your words always captivate.

 

Meg

Comment By: PremiumDan J. Mazurek on July 11, 2010 02:32:06 PM Report
significant to me of a writing from your heart which proves the possibilities here at creative.. you shared a inner beauty of your self thanks and congrats
Comment By: FreeBarbara Demasson on December 12, 2009 06:28:59 PM Report
Contratulations! Very inspiring message within!

 

~Barbara~

Comment By: FreeRoger Bacon on December 11, 2009 06:09:58 PM Report
Congrats on your reward!
Comment By: FreeThe Bag Lady on December 8, 2009 10:08:20 AM Report
Dear, dear Ljo~!  How absolutely wonderful that you received an award on this write...You brought it from the shelves of your Library, and it now shines in the Award category...Good for you, my friend~!!....It is a lovely work....CONGRATZ~!!
Margaret....a friend in words.....

Comment By: Freeraymond l minnick on December 7, 2009 06:08:22 PM Report
Very nice. It opens the mind to wonder.........
Comment By: FreeAndrew on December 7, 2009 01:49:52 PM Report
Most well deserved award, Linda Jo - you tell a geat story and are recognized.  looks like it took 'em long enough!
Comment By: FreeLady Dragonwyck on December 7, 2009 08:42:07 AM Report
Linda Jo:  see,told you this is a GREAT write.  Congratulations, my friend, for the Feature Poem Award.  Hope to see many more on your profile page. 

 

Lady D

Comment By: FreeThe Bag Lady on August 14, 2009 10:26:20 PM Report

The view from your thoughts, Linda, is fantabulous...One can see the feeling of need for nature in it's pristine state...this is a lovely exploration on a journey to the Edge...
Great read....


Margaret, the Baglady


Comment By: PremiumMoon Fairy on June 20, 2009 06:40:43 PM Report
Linda,
Enjoyed this write. A lovely piece..
~Tracie

Comment By: FreeAlison Storm Wolf on June 17, 2009 09:40:44 AM Report

A lovely wander into the reaches of your mind.

Ali x

Comment By: FreeBarbara Demasson on June 17, 2009 01:02:28 AM Report
"Maybe that is just as impossible as putting all of those pretty little stars back into their cardboard capsule of exploded fireworks."...this is a great way to show the reader "impossibility". Your journey is filled with faith and descriptive. This is a lovely read Linda Jo!

 

~Barbara~ 

Comment By: FreeHenry M. on June 16, 2009 08:19:00 PM Report
I like this alot Linda, you give us so much imagery here and you bring a human quality to our creator!   Henry
Comment By: FreeFLETCHER on June 16, 2009 07:48:20 AM Report
This has a lot of depth. I love the way you write!
Yours ..............Fletch

Comment By: FreeLady Dragonwyck on June 15, 2009 10:09:18 AM Report
Morning Linda:  this is delightful.  I like your positiveness and "ever forward" mind set.  You should enter this in Feature Poem contest.

 

Lady D





 


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