The Promise, the Manna, the Bread

Scrolled Art

Once, there were thoughts of being filled – before finding.
One side made every attempt to keep the earthly forever blinding.

Many drinks were sought in such a place – before knowing.
Then, upon tried chapters, the Spirit poured – like a river flowing.

“Would you give up?” – (finally) as a question.
Years followed – each passing with many a lifting lesson.

“These are the greatest gifts” –
exclaimed as they were bestowed.
“What more could be given –
(in return) for these triumphs and throes?”

This is the Promise (which always mends).
This is the Manna (which eternally sends).
This is the Bread (which never ends).

Newborn Shores +
One Spirit +

 

Bookmark and Share

12 Responses to The Promise, the Manna, the Bread

  1. SeaClearly says:

    A Glimpse of Home (Kerry Livgren)

    When I was very young so many songs were sung
    So much wasted time on an uphill climb
    But you where always there, a feeling in the air
    There was nothing to fear you were so near
    Now you are here once again
    As I stand in your presence
    I can feel the quiet patience of your gaze
    Like an old superstition
    You are haunting all my dreams and waking days

    (Chorus)
    All my life I knew you were waiting, revelation anticipating
    All is well, the search is over, let the truth be known
    Let it be shown (give me a glimpse of home)

    There’s no resisting you among the chosen few
    It’s so hard to be sure, it’s so hard to endure
    And when I hear your voice
    I know I have the choice
    To pursue an ideal, something so real
    Now I’ve got nothing to lose
    As I see your reflection
    All the answers I desire become so clear
    Like a page that is turning
    I can look into the future without fear

    (Chorus)

    You’re in my rock and roll, you’re in my very soul
    Though it’s heavy to bear, it’s a feeling so rare
    And it’s a mystery, the way it’s meant to be
    Can we ever know, we’re moving so slow
    There ain’t enough time in the world
    As I reach up the ladder
    There is something ever higher to perceive
    Like a fire that is burning
    In my heart I know I surely must believe

    https://seaclearly.com/?s=A+Glimpse+of+Home

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kerry_Livgren

    Seeds of Change: The Spiritual Quest of Kerry Livgren

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AD_(band)

    Kerry Livgren

  2. […] the (opening) woods they found one, and another.  Unforgiving landscapes of former trails had left them […]

  3. SeaClearly says:

    The Grasp of Your Hand

    Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers,
    but to be fearless in facing them.
    Let me not beg for the stilling of my pain, but
    for the heart to conquer it.
    Let me not crave in anxious fear to be saved,
    but hope for the patience to win my freedom.
    Grant me that I may not be a coward, feeling
    Your mercy in my success alone; but let me find
    the grasp of Your hand in my failure.

    http://inwardoutward.org/2016/09/30/the-grasp-of-your-hand/

    • SeaClearly says:

      Wonderfully inspiring.

      In some ways it brought Daniel: 17-18 to mind: “If we are thrown into the blazing furnace, the God we serve is able to deliver us from it, and he will deliver us from Your Majesty’s hand. But even if he does not, we want you to know, Your Majesty, that we will not serve your gods or worship the image of gold you have set up.”

      The statement of “But even if he does not . . .” is the key to what connected your writing with those passages.

  4. SeaClearly says:

    “It is He that loveth His brethren, His sheep.”

  5. […] The Promise, The Manna, The Bread […]

  6. SeaClearly says:

    In honor of 08/24/2016: “I am still your Friend” ~+~

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: