By L.B. Blue
By Jamie Mayes
Prosperity In My Position
Prevention In My Proactivity
Positivity In My Presence
Perfection In My Persistence
Probability In My Problems
Publicity In My Publication
Peace In My Presence
Piety In My Pursuit
Persistence In My Perfection
Positivity In My Persecution
Power In My Prayer
Prevailing In My Perplexities
Proclamation In My Prophecy
Purpose In My Pain
Pennies In My Pocket
By Ann Weems
Weems's lyrical poetry is a reminder of the significance of actual discipleship. She demanding situations Christians to seem earlier the continued distractions of the "busy paintings" of church conferences and socials, new courses and know-how, and inevitable clash, whereas reminding readers in her singularly expressive voice that the "institution" of the church is, at middle, easily all approximately Jesus. This choice of poems, written for use in worship, in own devotions, and in chat groups, is equipped to stick with the liturgical 12 months from introduction via Easter.
Kneeling in Bethlehem
In a mode that's modern, reverent, and faith-filled, the poet deals a set of significant poems reflecting at the Christmas season.
By PAUL SMITH
An Autobiography in Poetry by means of… Paul Smith
Born in Melbourne, Australia, in 1945, Paul Smith all started composing poems within the historic Persian type of the ghazal on the age of 6 on his solution to institution. listed here are so much of his poems composed over the last forty five years… free-form, rhyming, ruba’is, ghazals, masnavis and so on. listed below are poems composed at domestic or traveling within the East and the U.S.A whereas giving readings of his poetry and translations. listed here are poems of a private nature, approximately human love & grief, approximately evolution and God and guy and the surroundings and the previous, current and destiny. some of the poems have been composed whereas translating the works of Hafiz, Sadi, Nizami, Rumi, Kabir, Obeyd Zakani, Jahan Khutan and so on and whereas writing novels, screenplays, children’s books and performs the place he persevered to inform the internal and outer tale of his passage via this mysterious and lovely and occasionally very painful lifestyles. 637 pages in paperback.
COMMENTS ON PAUL SMITH’S TRANSLATION OF HAFIZ’S ‘DIVAN’.
“It isn't a joke... the English model of all of the ghazals of Hafiz is a smart feat and of paramount significance. i'm astonished. If he involves Iran i'm going to kiss the fingertips that wrote any such masterpiece encouraged via the writer of all.” Dr. Mir Mohammad Taghavi (Dr. of Literature) Tehran.
“Superb translations. ninety nine% Hafiz 1% Paul Smith.” Ali Akbar Shapurzman, translator into Persian and knower of Hafiz’s Divan off by way of heart.
“I used to be very inspired with the great thing about those books.” Dr. R.K. Barz. school of Asian reviews, Australian nationwide collage.
“Smith has most likely prepare the best choice of literary evidence and heritage relating Hafiz.” Daniel Ladinsky (Penguin Books author).
Paul Smith is a poet, writer and translator of over eighty books of Sufi poets of the Persian, Arabic, Urdu, Turkish, Pashtu and different languages, together with Hafiz, Sadi, Nizami, Rumi, ‘Attar, Sana’i, Jahan, Obeyd Zakani, Nesimi, Kabir, Anvari, Ansari, Jami, Khayyam, Rudaki, Yunus Emre and so on, in addition to poetry, fiction, performs, biographies and screenplays.
By Shiarnice Taylor
By Julie Williams
By Dorothy B. Jones
In order to procure knowledge we needs to first worry the Lord simply because “The worry of the Lord is the start of knowledge: and the data of the holy is understanding.” (Proverbs 9:10 KJV)
These poems are supposed to glorify God, and impart non secular wisdom.
By Nicole Thackray
the attractiveness and magic in ourselves, each person and every thing round us.
At a time of lots ordinary catastrophe, battle and destruction we will be able to fall into
despair and dwell in worry and separation. be mindful we create the area we live
in. easily pick out LOVE and you may adventure an international of peace and joy.
Let us all sign up for palms and jointly we'll create Heaven on Earth."
By Deborah Jackman-Wilson
journey of a bit woman, to a primary kiss. Then a tender woman
a mom, a spouse. and through this time, the heartache of betrayal,
drugs, lack of lives, a jail internment and religion in God.
Poems of individuals and attitudes.
I am convinced that there'll be at the very least one poem that might touch
the middle of the reader making all of this helpful and
the in basic terms cause i need to percentage such own lasting mementos
of the existence I’ve walked via. I proportion my poetry with you
to inform you, you're by no means alone.
One day i noticed that what
“Rod has Inspired,
Deborah has Desired
& via God has Acquired”
the beginning of my writing began.
By Clarence Robinson