AuthorsDen.com  Join Free! | Login 

 
   Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!

Signed Bookstore | Authors | eBooks | Books | Stories | Articles | Poetry | Blogs | News | Events | Reviews | Videos | Success | Gold Members | Testimonials

Featured Authors: sandrea mosses, iGracie McKeever, iGary Rodriguez, ialex canton-dutari, iLiana Margiva, iBrad Kennedy, iDavid Arthur Walters, i
  Home > Mainstream > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

J. Allen Wilson

  + Follow Me   

· 1,604 titles
· 11,754 Reviews
· Share with Friends!
· Save to My Library
·
Member Since: May, 2003

   Sitemap
   My Blog
   Contact Author
   Read Reviews

Books
· Glimpse OF An Angel

· Whispers Of The Heart

· Before Darkness Falls


Short Stories
· The Thanksgiving That Was and The Silver Star

· “Ceremony of the Gift”

· Twice Loved and Twice Left

· A Boy and His Journey

· The Death Of Josiah Johnson/ 2nd installment

· The Death Of Josiah Johnson

· The Daddy Long-Back Letters Continued

· The Daddy Long-Back Letters

· Train A Child In The Way He Should Go…PT. 2

· Train A Child In The Way He Should Go…


Articles
· Gifts and the Parable of the Talents

· South Carolina’s Medicaid Travesty

· Love and Second Chances; God’s Gift

· How Do We Un-Love

· Absolute Love

· Hope Revealed

· Its Only 50 Cents

· It Breaks My Heart…

· The Death Of Tybee Island;

· After The Attack On America


Poetry
· Sad But True

· A Tribute to Clint…

· JD’s Rose - Nicole

· Thank You Baby For Loving Me

· A Birthday Prayer

· Get Thee Behind Me Satan

· The End Of Times

· Love This Side Of Heaven

· Field Of Dreams, Tomorrow’s Not There

· Love Is…

         More poetry...

J. Allen Wilson, click here to update your web pages on AuthorsDen.

   
Books by J. Allen Wilson
  Blessings From Above
by J. Allen Wilson
Tuesday, February 10, 2004


Share   Print   Save


Recent poems by J. Allen Wilson
•  Sad But True
•  A Tribute to Clint…
•  JD’s Rose - Nicole
•  Thank You Baby For Loving Me
•  A Birthday Prayer
           >> View all 1,553



For every turn and twist of my quivering fate,

I know now, His blessings upon me were made.


And for each time that I in limited knowledge spake,


Of cruel or failed endeavors that my life did partake,


I can now see, that it was just me, that failed to understand.


For it was all designed by Him this way, for me unawares…


for it is and it was the blessings of His Hand.


 


I sit now in the silence of my somber reflection,


And ponder the what if’s of life in another direction.


Yet, still the answer that comes so boldly to me,


Is that no matter the way or direction, I did go,


His hand is on me, and in his love, blessings he would bestow.


 


For all I have to do is examine the roads of life I did take,


And even in all my errant ways, His hand was there without mistake.


Even now when by human nature, I grumble and complain,


I wonder what Blessing in disguise is coming my way.


 


For can not you see…His blessings are everywhere,


And they are not just for me…so take a look around,


And tell me what you in true soulful reflection see.


 


Is it the sound of a bird as he sings from the perch of a tree?


Or is it the tree itself, and the shade it does provide.


Yet still, maybe its the sight of children, as they run and hide.


And what of the splendor of having a friend,


Do not you see…his blessings never end.


 


I could you know, take this to a tale of woe,


But if you listen real, real close, you can see blessings to be found.


For even in a tale of heartache and loss,


There are blessings under the cover of sorrow that do abound.


All one has to do is…be still and in the softness of the day,


And Look around.


For in His Love, he has covered both you and me, with Blessings from above.


 


J. Allen Wilson © 2004




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


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




Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader) 2/10/2004
Allen this is worthy of praise the praises
your verses sing.
'

For it was all designed by Him this way, for me unawares…



for it is and it was the blessings of His Hand."
Reviewed by E T Waldron 2/10/2004
Allen you have me praising His name;-)What a glorious tribute to Him!
I see joy gleaming through every tear of sorrow...Bravo!
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 2/10/2004
Nice poem, Al. I am not much for anything even remotely related to religion of the christian sort, but glad that you have faith, we should all have faith in something...Peace, Ed & Rufuz
Reviewed by Al Swanson (Reader) 2/10/2004
a covering of blessings, I think that is true, we all possess something we like or love, specialiality, ty Allen for again reminding me of this, all the avenues are rich, and merely attitude to see, when found, al
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 2/10/2004
Is it the sound of a bird as he sings from the perch of a tree?
Or is it the tree itself, and the shade it does provide.

Wonderful poem and message here, J. Allen.

Popular Poetry (Mainstream)
  1.  The Gift of Communication
  2.  Talk the Talk
  3.  in time for Mother's Day
  4.  WE ARE
  5.  Puffs of Smoke
  6.  Traffic Light
  7.  Nowadays
  8.  R E D
  9.  THE DENIED BUTTERFLY
  10.  Un cer tain ty

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.