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Precious Gift
by Joyce E Bowling
Saturday, March 03, 2007
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Just a thought this morning as I awoke to greet the day...

 
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Reviewed by Spirit Warrior 5/17/2007
Amen
Great write!

God Bless -Spirit Warrior
Reviewed by Daring Sunshine 3/11/2007
Amen my sister! May we always give thanks in all things, especially new beginnings! Psalms 118:24
Peace&Grace,
Sharon
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 3/9/2007
Thank you for sharing this thought-provoking write, Joyce. Your appreciation for this gift shines throughout your verses. Love and peace,

Regis
Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen 3/5/2007
The things I cherish are handmade or handwritten to, letters and cards sent to me by my friend that passed away on Feb.09 are some of my greatest treasures
God Bless
Michelle~
Reviewed by Mitzi Jackson 3/5/2007
far too many of us don't realize this
thank you for uplifting and reminding
it is oh so precious
Reviewed by Butch Howard 3/5/2007
A timely reminder Joyce, for every day is a blessing and a gift we must treasure. Beautiful poetic devotion to the Giver of Life....
~Butch
Reviewed by Karen Cino 3/4/2007
This is beautiful, Joyce. The best gift in life is the gift of love and life. Thank you for sharing with us this gift today.

Karen
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 3/4/2007
Beautiful poem. Live life to its fullest. I believe and practice that alone.

Ron
Reviewed by Linda Wells 3/4/2007
I am humbled by these words Joyce. We often take God's love for granted and this poem expresses how precious His gift is to all of us. The most precious thing we will ever possess and it is free for all who will humble theirselves and ask for it. I have read most of your work here and I beleive this is one of the best! If I had to choose just one persons writings to read, it would surely be yours because you write straight from your heart and that to me, that is the best way! I feel blessed to be able to read good spirit filled poetry here at your den.

Blessings & Peace,
Linda Wells
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 3/4/2007
Can feel every heartbeat of this one, Joyce. From Him to you with love. An attitude of gratitude is a gift not only to the giver but to all those who are given a glimpse of its beauty in expression. TY Kate xx
Reviewed by Paul Berube 3/4/2007
Joyce,
A most cherished possession my friend.
Reviewed by Frances Lynn 3/4/2007
One doesn't have to be a practicing Christian to appreciate this poem. Joyce writes from the heart and her sentiments in My Precious Gift are heart-warming.

Reviewed by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper 3/4/2007
thanks for the great poetic reminder Joyce
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 3/4/2007
Joyce, your gift is a lock heart shapped that you will wear, as you said, to life's end.
What is inside of that lock, what has been put there, from love to secrets is what makes its worth.
I should thing yours are priceless.
Georg
Reviewed by Tactfully Naive 3/4/2007
You are absolutely right. I often remind myself that I wake up not to myself but to the author of our lives - God. The Psalmist could write that God sustains us while we sleep. He also writes that our times are in His hands.
As a lay speaker, I often, with sensitivity, remind congregations that the hour of salvation is now, not tomorrow for we do not know what tomorrow brings.

Your morning thought has acted as my morning devotional, Joyce, thanks for sharing.

Regards
Dai
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 3/3/2007
Joyce, this is absolutely precious. Gift of life, there is no other.
God Bless You,
Karen
Reviewed by Sharon Jordan 3/3/2007
Dear Joyce,

Life is a precious, precious gift. It's nice to be reminded of this fact, thank you.

Blessings,
Sharon

Reviewed by ~ Holly Harbridge (Reader) 3/3/2007
This peom is Precious Joyce and so are you. Amen to this write. Love Holly
Reviewed by MaryGrace Patterson 3/3/2007
A lovely poem .. You are so right! Life is a special gift....M ,,, ps,, am feeling much better and will try to catch up on my fellow writers poems and stories..
Reviewed by E T Waldron 3/3/2007
Amen! A splendid tribute to our Lord and Redeemer!
Reviewed by Taylor Ryan 3/3/2007
A perfect reminder of all we have to be thankful for , Joyce. Thank you for your gift of poetry.
Love,
Taylor
Reviewed by H. Lena Jones 3/3/2007
A beautiful gift indeed, Joyce. Treasure it with all your heart; for there is no other like it. It breaks my heart when folk don't respect this precious gift and treat it as if it is theirs to do with it as they please. When some stupidly end it, I wonder what they think just before the end. I really appreciated this write, my friend, straight from your heart to mine, and others, too. Thank you!

God Bless
Much love and hugs
Lena
Reviewed by Barbara Smith 3/3/2007
Joyce, this was absolutely beautiful...it touched my heart so this dreary day in Sarasota...your poems warm the heart.
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 3/3/2007
Wonderful write, Joyce!!!!!! Yes, the gift of life is so precious to us all, we should value ourselves always!!!!!

Sandie May Angel :o)
Reviewed by J M 3/3/2007
PRAISE THE LORD .............THIS IS SUCH A BEAUTIFUL AND POWERFUL WITNESS OF YOUR FAITH AND LOVE OF GOD.
"What is this gift, and who gave it? You may ask…
My special gift is a gift from God,

It is the life that I am living…

Life Quickly comes…and quickly it passes! Enjoy, cherish and value this precious gift, it was paid for by the blood of Jesus!
"
Thank you for this special gift blessing your pen brought to me this morning.

Love & Blessings,
Joselyn
Reviewed by Rhonda Galizia 3/3/2007
Amen!

This one is filled with light and love, Joyce - His and yours!!!

God bless you, Sister
Love&Hugs, Rhonda
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 3/3/2007
Most beautiful Joyce!!

love Tinka
Reviewed by Randall Barfield 3/3/2007
good mystery read--i wondered what it was. important message for all here. thanks for posting and happy springtime soon
Reviewed by Laura Mayer 3/3/2007
Beautiful gift we are all given, and wise are those who know how to use it! Great write Joyce, enjoyed much.
Hugs, Laura
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 3/3/2007
Beautiful write, Joyce; well done! :)

(((HUGS))) and much love, your Texas friend, Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by Louisa Dobbins 3/3/2007
Louisa
Reviewed by Constance Gotsch 3/3/2007
I'll keep this in mind as I dodge the traffic on Main Street
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 3/3/2007
Beautiful pen..Hugsssssssss
Reviewed by Susan Sonnen 3/3/2007
This is a much needed reminder to us all, Joyce. Each day that we are given is a blessing...it is up to us to live in it to our fullest!
Reviewed by Jeanette Cooper 3/3/2007
What a beautiful piece of writing, Joyce! You are so right, life is a precious gift, and I think God made us all and gave us the tools to shape our lives into something good and worthy. I think we all need to be reminded of this occasionaly so we don't start taking ourselves for granted.

Reviewed by Mr. Ed 3/3/2007
Enjoy, cherish and value this precious gift,

Truly words to live by, Joyce.



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