FROM A PLACE OF DARKNESS AND DESPAIR

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FROM A PLACE OF DARKNESS AND DESPAIR

 

To write from a place of darkness and despair,

With the hope of producing a better space of working light;

Just something to encourage this stumbling, weary soul,

While it continues on it’s rocky, uneasy, redemption plight.

 

I have worked hard to achieve my own acceptable righteousness,

Only to discover over-and-over again that I have fallen short,

As I find myself face-to-face with the burdens of life’s unsettled requirements.

Satan has taken my soul and used it for his own personal entertainment, and sport.

I slowly move from darkness, then back to despair all in one night,

As my soul continues on it’s rocky, uneasy, redemption plight.

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WordSlinger commented on FROM A PLACE OF DARKNESS AND DESPAIR

07-17-2010

Orson, I know you have polished armor, if not let me know ok, I have some elbow grease, thank you WS

DeepEclipse commented on FROM A PLACE OF DARKNESS AND DESPAIR

04-15-2010

Consuming. Almost muddling the sight, leaving one to think its all there is. To the point we get use to it and we squint when light hits us. Good release man.

orsonav

04/15/2010

Thank you for reading my work. Keep expressing.

soulwriter commented on FROM A PLACE OF DARKNESS AND DESPAIR

02-05-2010

The endless paths of this world are numerous - it is impossible to be perfect, and often it is just as difficult to stay true to ourselves... The important part is to yearn to be as humanly good as we can and to learn along life's way! Your words are wise and very well written - thank you for sharing your talent and wisdom...

orsonav

02/05/2010

Soulwriter, thank you for continuing to read and offer your critique of my work. God Bless.

cmlestrade commented on FROM A PLACE OF DARKNESS AND DESPAIR

02-05-2010

Wonderful piece Orson and so true for so many of us fall from grace. Still, we are forgiven and can always get bacl on that road to redemption for our sins have been paid for.

orsonav

02/05/2010

Thank you for continuing to be a faithful reader of my works. God Bless.

Poetry comes nearer to vital truth than history.

Plato (BC 427-BC 347) Greek philosopher.

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FROM A PLACE OF DARKNESS AND DESPAIR 5
THE LACK OF LOVE IN LIFE 7
TO WRITE POEMS FROM THE PULPIT: THE ORSON VALLEY SERMON 10
HEAR MY PRAYER 9
THE UNOPENED BIBLE 11
THE SMILE ON THAT USHER 3
THOSE IN THE IMAGE OF ME 6
TO TURN FROM GOD 1
THE ABSOLUTE VALUE OF ME 2
JUSTIFICATION OF MAN 2
WITHOUT COMMUNION 2
TO SOW GOOD SEED 2
TESTIMONIES OF THE REDEEMED 2
HOW EXCELLENT IS THY NAME 4
BLESSED ARE THE PEOPLE 2
THE HEART OF HIM THAT HAS UNDERSTANDING 1
TEACH ME THY WAY 3
JUNE 25TH 2009 THE DAY MICHAEL JACKSON AND THE MOON WALK DIED 3
MY EYES HAVE SEEN 0
I CRIED UNTO GOD 2
THE COVENANT OF A FEW 1
THE APPLIED SCIENCE OF CHRISTIANITY 2
SONG OF A BROKEN CHOIR 2
BETWEEN MAN AND WIFE 3
OUT OF THE BIBLE BELT 2
ONE FAITHFUL DEACON 2
MODERN DAY MOUTHS OF BABES 4
IF GRANNY COULDN'T PRAY 8
FOLLOWING MOMMA TO CHURCH 5
EVEN GOD RECYCLES 4
BUT WHAT ABOUT YOUR BROTHER? 4
ANXIOUS TO BE GOD 7
THE LANGUAGE OF GOD 5
FAITH WITHOUT WORKS 7
THE FALLING DOWN OF COMPASSION 4
AND JESUS CRACKED THE SKY 8
MIRACLE IN ROOM 273 4
MY BELOVED CHURCH HOME 2
FULLY SUBMERGED? 3
THE WORKING CHRISTIAN 2
MORE THAN SUNDAY DINNER 7
THE DOORS OF THE CHURCH ARE NOW OPEN 2
LIVE FROM THE PULPIT 4
THE DEDICATED PASTOR'S WIFE 5
ON MY PEW SAT HOPE 7
THE PREACHER'S CADILLAC 7
Letter To The Unchurched 8
A NEW DRUM 5
Idle Man Searching 9
With Christian Love 11
God's Spirit In Me 13