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Listen and Be Free.
by Denise Love Contreras
Wednesday, September 27, 2006
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This poem is taking from my chapter called:

Life Says Yes.

One thing I really wanted in life was to be free from the prison of my mind. I was in such a turmoil in my head most of my life. I wanted more than anything to just feel love and feel free. Here is a poem I wrote in April of 2001. My first poem I have ever written.

"Listen and Be Free.”

 

I believe when we listen we hear the music of God.

I believe when we’re still we feel, the beauty of God.

I believe we are one with God.


Be still, let yourself be.

Let yourself be free.


Look at the beauty in the world. Look at the sky,

look at the birds.


Tell me you don’t feel the love of God

from the beauty in the sky.


Reach out your heart.  And let your heart sing

with the love of God.


See the beauty and the gifts you receive

from God within.


Be still. Let yourself be.

Let yourself be free.


I believe we are one with God.

Be still let yourself be.


Let yourself be free.


Look at the sky.

Look at the birds.

 

Be still let yourself be.

Let yourself be free.


Believe we are one with God.

Listen and hear the music of God.


Be still.

Be free.


Look at the beauty in the world.

Look at the sky, look at the birds.


Tell me you don’t feel the love of God from the

beauty in the sky.


Reach out your heart. And let your heart sing

with the love of God.


See the beauty and the gifts

you receive from God within.


Look at the sky. Look at the birds.

Be still let yourself be.

Let yourself be free.


Believe we are one with God.

Listen and hear the music of God.


Be still. Be free.

Be one with God.


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Reviewed by John Domino 8/4/2008
You are an angel!

God bless you and keep the faith!

Write on...Angela...Write on!
Reviewed by William Heffner 9/13/2007
Amen, keep the faith and share the faith because your best days are ahead of you.

God Bless You and Your Loved ones
Reviewed by Morning Star 9/8/2007
You are absolutely correct listen to the whispers
Of God and you will be free he brings courage and
Filled your heart with love and peace and joy
We can never go wrong when we listen to his whisper!
Excellent chosen words great flow and tone
Outstanding message within!!
Love Peace and many Hugsssss to you my New friend...Morning Star

Reviewed by Jeanette Cooper 8/15/2007
Angela, you've written a beautiful poem--and considering it is your first, you did an extraordinary job.

You've shown us that instead of reaching inside ourselves to where the turmoil dwells, that we must reach out into the universe, in the sky, the trees, in the beauty of God's nature.

I think the phrase, "Change the direction of your thoughts, and you'll change the direction of your life," is a good summary of your lovely poem.
Reviewed by Richard Orey 7/1/2007
While this may have been the first poem you have ever written, it is obvious that the words were within you, needing only the urgency of life to bring them to the surface in expression.

I note that in May of this year you reviewed my poem Be Still and Hear My Voice. Angela you and I share the same open secret: We are never alone. God is everywhere.

In my short story You and Me, Kumeyaay Indian McKinley Clearwater expresses another truth we share when he prays, "I am with You, and You are with me."

You have brought to all a great truth: We are one with God. All we need do is "Listen and Be Free."

For all with an open heart, this is an empowering message!

Richard

Reviewed by Poetess of The Soul Sheila G 6/10/2007
STay Positive Ange!
WE are strong WArriors for a reason my dear friend~~~!
I've been here and back, (Sexual, Physical, Emotional/etc.) except your ADopt. and MOm!etc...
Stay Strong!
I"m Proud of YOU!
BE ONE with God, that is the Magic PIll!
To know me is to read me and BEWARE! It's Blunt and Honest *(that is how I write EVERYTHING) to the core, read *( when time allows) About #46 or so down, "MY Mom's Husband" and about 30 or so down, "The Name DAD Should be Love" - and I have many others, you heart may gravitate too~~~
STay POsitive as you have!
God Bless!
WE NEED to shine our Bright warm light on others, to give HOPE and Faith!
as our writings will convey!
Amen!
This is a gem I plan to treasure and savorrrrrrrr for later, to read again, sounds like many of my spiritual uplifting poems/ heartfelt writes!
Reviewed by ~ Holly Harbridge (Reader) 2/12/2007
Angela, I am truly sorry I haven't been on your site and seen all that you have to offer the world! Holly
Reviewed by Judith Pleasant 1/3/2007
Angela,
Thanks for visiting my site and your words of kindness.
Very beautiful poem you have written.
God knew what he was doing when he gave you the gift of writing.
Your spirituality shines through each word.
Blessings,
Judith
Reviewed by Kimmy Van Kooten 12/7/2006
Listen to the Whispers~ Amen to your write!
Love and Peace~
Kimmy~
Reviewed by Laura Mayer 12/5/2006
This is beautifully written Angela. Be free. Hugs, Laura
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 11/21/2006
Nice.
Reviewed by MaryGrace Patterson 10/22/2006
What a beautiful spiritual poem ! Its hard to believe this is the first poem you wrote. God has surley given you a gift to share with others.......M
Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen 10/14/2006
Angela this is an amazing write here, hard to believe this is your first poem I am glad you are sharing it here with us
God Bless
Michelle~
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 10/14/2006
Truly inspirational, Angela. Thank you for sharing. Blessings of love and peace to you,

Regis
Reviewed by Pamilla deLeon- Lewis 10/8/2006
Hi Angela,
God is truly great. Happiness and joy can be found within once we stop looking for them outside of ourselves...I spent years trying to get acceptance and love from a mother who abandoned me, family members who didn't care about me and from a husband who tried to obliterate me..but they could not defeat my spirit. Like you a life threatening disease brought me to terms with whose I am. Once we tap into the power and might of God, nothing or non one can stop us. Keep sharing your awesome gift sis and thanks for your support. In God we are mighty and can do anything. Remember we have His DNA and His bllod running through our veins...don't we now? Be Blessed always.

Pamela deLeon- Lewis
Reviewed by Rhonda Galizia 10/7/2006
Angela, a spectacular song of Inspired beauty!

Love, Rhonda
Reviewed by J M 9/28/2006
Very inspirational and spiritual poem with so much wisdom yes be still and listen to that samll still guiding voice.... Thank you,
Blessings,
Joselyn
Reviewed by Joyce Bowling 9/27/2006
Beautiful, and an inspiration to the readers...great write...
Blessings,
Joyce Bowling
Reviewed by Dove JoAnne Cromp (Reader) 9/27/2006
((((Beautiful Angela)))))) your a TRUE earth angel and inspiration, dearest to many including me. Isn't it AMAZING how God can bring such glory to Him after we have our awakenings? I find it so amazing..Thank you for this MASTERPIECE..Precious, take care--

Love,
Dove
Reviewed by Peter Paton 9/27/2006
Angela

Your unique and wonderful oneness with Almighty God is self evident in this flawless and exceptional poem..

A definite keeper for the archives..

Keep on trucking !

Love and Peace

Peter



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