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He Wheedles His Way In
by Bonnie May

Saturday, January 03, 2009
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Sometimes you don't realize its happening but it does if you let your defenses down.


He Wheedles His Way In

 

Satan is truly alive and well and as active as he can be.

You only have to read, listen or watch your own TV.

My faith has been visibly shaken which I couldn’t believe.

He wheedled his way in through my eyes so I could not see.

 

Everything had gotten blurry and affected my writing too.

Which caused me the depth of pain, for this is what I need to do.

I write to release my feelings that lie deep within my heart.

With so much focus on my eyes, I didn’t know where to start.

 

No matter how strong you might be, any weakness Satan will find.

He uses that weakness to show your fears lying deep within your mind.

He’s so efficient about it; you don’t even realize that it took place.

Until it’s almost too late and you think you’ve fallen from God’s grace.

 

But if you’re a child of God, HE will reveal Satan’s master plan.

He gives you tools to use, to pull you out of Satan’s sinking sand.

You must use all of these gifts for they come from GOD above.

Among those HE gives you are faith, strength, courage and love.

 

Hold on tight to these tools when Satan wheedles his way in.

Blest be the tie that binds for it keeps away temptation and sin.

 

Written by,

Bonnie May


 

 

 

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Reviewed by Art Sun 1/25/2009
An inspirational expression that is truly needed for these days...

nice work Bonnie...

Reviewed by 000 000 1/4/2009
An excellent writing and the battle rages strongly in the world and many do not understand the weapons to use. Hopefully they will read this!
Wonderful dear Bonnie
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 1/4/2009
faith, strength, courage, and love

May 2009 provide us all with those.
Reviewed by Felix Perry 1/4/2009
Well your faith definatley shines through in this one Bonnie, well done.
hugs Fee
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 1/4/2009
I won't disclose no family secrets here.

Ed the Elder

Reviewed by Flying Fox Ted L Glines 1/4/2009
Yes it does, and it always will. Only you can express it this well.

Second to last stanza "Use must use all of these gifts..." maybe has a typo.

Write on Poet!!!

Ted
Reviewed by Edwin Hurdle 1/4/2009
An excellent and great poem you have written,take care

Edwin
Reviewed by Kenny Baez 1/3/2009
We have to keep our guards up so much, we are continually being tested, and the devil's work is to spoil and waste.

And they say he has all the best tunes, too! What a conundrum!
Reviewed by Barbara Smith 1/3/2009
Bonnie, I felt the truth in this one! Sometimes we may wander away but God sends His angels to capture us and return us to the fold. A beautiful write.
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 1/3/2009
I'd like to be his dentist, just think of the money made from cleaning and polishing those chompers...e
Reviewed by Jon Willey 1/3/2009
a wonderful poem filled with your faith and devotion Bonnie -- thank you for thinking so much of your den friends to share it with us -- may peace, love and joy be always with you -- JMW
Reviewed by Joyce Bowling 1/3/2009
A very touching and wise write my friend...you've penned it well and I for one too have been affected by this enemy who seeks to devour for he has nothing to loose and our souls to gain. Over the years I too have found myself a victim of his trickery one good thing comes from this...when we repent, regain our strenth and learn a lesson...but a hard one indeed! Pray on my friend and write on as your writing is very touching and will be a testimony for many to read and hopefully learn from...well done.
Blessings from Ky.
Joyce B.
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 1/3/2009
Your faith shines within your verses, Bonnie. Thank you for sharing this offering. Love and best wishes,

Regis
Reviewed by Marcia Miller-Twiford 1/3/2009
Wonderful poem Bonnie. We ask why, how come, and somewhere along the way most have lost their awareness of the evil one. On quiet feet he walks.
Reviewed by Connie Faust 1/3/2009
I am just so glad you're back with another good poem, Bonnie May! I haven't been able to read much, but I've missed you anyway.
Been praying for you when you come to mind--love you, Sis!
Hugs, Connie
Reviewed by Linda Law 1/3/2009
You aren't going to believe this missy...but I was proofing/editing your "My bed tried to kill me ---twice" last nite...and...I had to add a last paragraph...guess what it was? SATAN had found a way to ruin your new bed adventure, almost caused fussing with your husband...and you almost came near being smothered to death!!! I believe Satan had crept into your life about then....and failed!" anyway... here it is morning and I'm reading your new poem about the old devil himself! Thing is that you are under control again...and God wants you to write and to be able to read and see well....so...stay focused and continue to believe... I have sure missed you... hugs, linda
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 1/3/2009
Satan is the master of deceit...I know been there in that dark spot way to often!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by A Serviceable Villain 1/3/2009
Bonnie~!

What a strange coincidence - in my latest poem, I mentioned Lucifer, and here you're writing about him!! A very powerful and well-expressed penning . . . excellent!!


LOve and Hugs,

Lance
Reviewed by George Carroll 1/3/2009
You have assessed satan well and he is the master of deceit. Keep your guard up at all times and pray for the grace from God to ward him off.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 1/3/2009
Best way to deal with Satan is to rebuke him with the Blood of Christ! That's what I do! Well done, Bonnie, and I hope I never meet him face to face; he creeps me out!! He's a bad 'un; he's bad news!!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :)
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 1/3/2009
Best way to turn Satan off is to ignore him. :) Well done, Bonnie!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Abdi-Noor Mohamed (Eagle Of Hope) 1/3/2009
In our case as moslems when we feel satan creeping to seize control of our souls, we say " Acuudu billahi mina sheytani rajiim"
well stated poem



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