AuthorsDen.com   Join (Free!) | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
   Services MarketPlace (Free to post!)
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  jude forese, iFrank Whyte, iPatricia Sanders, iJames Milward, iBrian Hill, iPeter Jessop, iWilliam Lowenkamp, i

  Home > Inspirational > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Mary Lynn Plaisance

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Success story
· Books
· Poetry
· News
· Stories
· Blog
· Messages
· 110 Titles
· 824 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Jun, 2004

   newsletter

Subscribe to the Mary Lynn Plaisance Newsletter. Enter your name and email below and click "sign me up!"
Name:
Email:
Mary Lynn Plaisance, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.



Featured Book
Flaherty's Crossing
by Kaylin kaylin@kaylinmcfarren.com

A compelling and imaginative story, not just about death but about life and emotional growth, a broken woman's journey towards learning to trust again...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Featured Book
2012 Airborne Prohesy
by Nina Anderson

2012 Airborne Prophesy depicts life in North America based on fallout from terrorist attacks, environmental apathy and the alarmaing mind-control technology that exists t..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members



Popular Poetry (Inspirational)
  1.  A B O R T I O N
  2.  Still...
  3.  J O Y ! ! !
  4.  Today Is My Birthday
  5.  Heavenís Fishing Hole
  6.  Cowboy in Heaven
  7.  In This...Place
  8.  WAS IT ALL IN VAIN?(Q's)
  9.  'Tis Our Father - Him Whom We Love !
  10.  I AM WITH YOU
  11.  Sunny Days
  12.  You Will Never Be Alone
  13.  A Lover's Prayer
  14.  L A U D
  15.  Arms
  16.  ...His Letter!
  17.  His Peace ('Q's)
  18.  DRAW US
  19.  May I?
  20.  I'm Back





Faith or Fear
by Mary Lynn Plaisance

Friday, February 17, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Become a Fan

Recent poems by Mary Lynn Plaisance
•  So Blessed
•  The Day Before Noon
•  Start Living
•  Write -- I Love You
•  A Special Cajun Christmas
           >> View all 21

Express yourself to show your new eve.



Faith or Fear



© 2006 Mary Lynn Plaisance



Do you say what you say from the faith you hold inside?
Or is it from fear of what others would say about you on the outside?
Do your words come from the depths of your soul?
Or from a book that someone told you to use because it was old?



Do you follow that group because others say itís the only way to go?
Or do you feel you have your own way inside which you would like to show?
Do you say to others you have faith in your heart?
Or is what you feel total fear if you donít do what others say from the start?



You do know youíre the one who has to live by the truths of your own belief.
So, express yourself to show your new eve.
Spill your words, and say whatís on your mind.
(Full of faith and not fear)
ĎCause we must leave our own words for all of mankind.




 

*********************************

New Rainbow Blessings

May we always use our hands for healing and not harm.
 

In the Land of Sha Bebe

Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Reviewed by Lois Christensen 10/22/2008
When I have faith then my fears are taken away. This is a good write, even though I just got to it now, it meant lots to me and made me think about myself again and know blessings are coming my way too before long. Nice write.
Reviewed by Mary Coe 12/19/2007
Very nice. Loved it.
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 3/3/2006
Great graphic to complement the message within your verses. Thank you, Mary Lynn. Love and peace,

Regis
Reviewed by Vesna Vanessa 2/27/2006
May we always use our hands for healing and not harm.
..the above line says it all..
brilliant work..love it..saved it!

Ty Mary Lynn..

Vesna:)
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 2/27/2006
Beautiful picture and poem, Mary! You have raised some good questions.

Does one believe in one's faith because out of fears? or does one believe in one's faith because of the faith itself?

I can speak for myself only:

I believe in God because
He answers my prayers;

I believe in God because
He has earned my trust in Him.

It was NEVER from fears.

Sandie May Angel a.k.a. Sandie Angel :o)
Reviewed by Nordette Adams 2/23/2006
Ha! Is that Rainbow Brite up there? LOL. Beautiful thoughts you've expressed here, Mary Lynn. Most uplifting and inspirational. ~~Nordette
Reviewed by Gladys Simon (Reader) 2/20/2006
If faith is based on fear, than it's not faith. Excellent reading. ya ya gladys
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 2/18/2006
nicely done! please check out my 4th grade boys' haiku http://www.authorsden.com/visit/viewpoetry.asp?AuthorID=84&id=154076
Reviewed by Birgit and Roger Pratcher 2/17/2006
Brilliant. A good guidiance for a lot of people, lots of teenagers could benefit here!
Birgit and Roger
Reviewed by Chrissy McVay 2/17/2006
Very good questions that only each one of us can answer for ourselves. Find your own path, and follow it, for only then will you follow your heart...
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 2/17/2006
Excellent!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Joyce Hale 2/17/2006
Excellent question you've posed here. Well done. Peace.
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 2/17/2006
You reached down and found some honest and forthright words to impart to us out here, words which should be taken to heart . . . and soul.
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 2/17/2006
Sha Bebe,

You pen a thought provoking write here; well you teach a powerful lesson, one that I need. I very often, especially when a bad storm is blowing out there, freak out, being a stormphobic, when I need to trust the One who MADE the storm, the very storms that have inspired my writing! Thank you. Saving this one.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Lisa Hilbers 2/17/2006
True and wise thoughts here Mary Lynn..faith is not pure if it is mixed with fear.
A wonderful write of inspiration.

Lisa
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 2/17/2006
Sha BeBe,

Good thoughts you put here; very ewll done! BRAVA!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.