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Merry Christmas: A Haiku

Love, Hope, Peace, and Joy
Promises given fulfilled
Merry Christmas, Friends

Fleurs Encadrees 15 by Artist CiMo

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon His shoulder, and His name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.

Isaiah 9:6
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The Gift of Joy: A Christmas Verse with 4-Word Lines

No package can hold
A gift so bold.
If truth be told
This gift is old,
More precious than gold.
It cannot be sold.
It cannot be controlled.

This gift can heal.
It’s light can reveal.
It’s beauty can appeal.
It’s power can conceal.
It’s existence is real.
No thief can steal

The gift of joy.

Then the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which will be to all people.

Luke 2:10 NKJV
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Ring the Bells Louder: A Christmas Haiku

Ring the bells louder
Tis the season to rejoice
Our Savior has come

Ring the Bells by Artist CiMo

As the shepherds returned to their flock, they glorified and praised God for everything they had seen and heard. Everything happened the way the angel had told them.

Luke 2:20
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Love Letter From God #14: Come and Dance

Beloved,

Come dance before
The One who loves you more
Than any other you might adore.

Each step and turn
Invite flames that burn
Away all your concern.

Let go of your inhibition
Embrace the transition
From shame and contrition.

Sway to the rhythm of my heart
Watch as anxiety and fear depart
You only need to start.

Hand in hand we will soar
As you dance before
The One who loves you more
Than any other you might adore.

The Eternal Love

Color Dance by CiMo

You have turned my mourning into joyful dancing.
    You have taken away my clothes of mourning and clothed me with joy, Psalm 30:11 NLT

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Love Letter from God #11

Let Me Write Your Freedom Song

Let Me write your freedom son
You cannot do this on your own.

What you release to Me
I can make into your new melody.

What is trying to keep you down
I can rearrange into your new sound.

Let Me write your freedom song
So that you can rise to where you belong.

What you choose to retain
Won’t fit into this new refrain.

What you think you control
Isn’t yours to hold.

Let Me write your freedom song
So that every stanza flows along.

Every failure you choose not to forget
Doesn’t fit in the rhythm I have set.

The things that cause fear and anxiety
Are not the notes released by Me.

Let Me write your freedom song
And fill you with a love so strong

It will stir your spirit and cause you to dance
To the sound of a new romance

With Me.

The Sound of Freedom by CiMo

In the fear of the Lord one has strong confidence, and His children will have a refuge.

The fear of the Lord is a fountain of life, that one may turn away from the snares of death.

Proverbs 14:26-27 ESV
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Resurrection Song

Melodies of dawn
Rumbling of the rolling stone
Resurrection song

The whisper of cloth
The hush of the Savior’s steps
Resurrection song

Women gasp and sob
Emptiness sighing within
Resurrection song

An angel’s message
Running feet with hope and fear
Resurrection song

Suddenly, silence
Such joy at the Lord’s greeting
Resurrection song

The rhythm of hope
No dirge of despair remains
Resurrection song

Inspired by Matthew 28

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Love Letter From God #9

Daughters and sons,

What has you bound?
What has our countenance down?
What has you crying yourself to sleep?
What has you thinking you’re in too deep,
That I can’t reach
Where you’re found?

I Am the answer to what concerns you.
I Am the One who knows what to do.

Exchange you addiction
For the power of my Spirit.

Exchange your need to control
For the freedom of My Love.

Exchange the fear in your hearts
For the courage My Spirit imparts.

Exchange what has you distracted
For My Word that is still active.

Exchange despair for hope
Exchange anger for joy
Exchange what is temporary
Exchange what can destroy

For the plans I have for you.
You don’t have to carry anything alone.
I Am your Abba, the Holy One.

Trust Me
Yaweh

Release by CiMo

Don’t be afraid, for I am with you.

    Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God.

I will strengthen you and help you.

    I will hold you up with my victorious right hand.

Isaiah 41:10 (NLT)
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Daily Psalm: Inspiration from Psalm 130

I cannot stay away
Your unfailing love sings
Draw near to Me today.
And here I find myself
Soaring on glory wings
With Your love my belay.

Soaring by CiMo

O Israel, hope in the Lord; for with the Lord there is unfailing love. His redemption overflows.

Psalm 130:7 (NLT)

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My Dream Life is Here

I woke up to my dream life
Where I am not just mother and wife
But a daughter and friend to Him who gave me life.

I woke up to blessings galore
I have family, friends, and so much more
Granted by the One whom I adore.

I am so glad to be awake
Not afraid of the next steps I take
Because the One who is with me makes no mistakes.

I'm living my dream life right now
I don't have to understand how
The One who loves me can avow

I woke up to my dream life this morn
Rejoicing that I am reborn
And live with Him who calms all my storm.

Welcome to my dream life, my friends
Come join me as I ascend
To fulfill the purpose of the One who penned

My dream life.

 

 Behold, the former things have come to pass, and new things I now declare; before they spring forth I tell you of them.

Isaiah 42:9 (ESV)

Tropical Dreams by CiMo ’19
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Re-Gift #2

My regift today is a song. When the children of Israel faced Jericho, they were just coming out of the wilderness. They were on the verge of walking into their promised destination and they ran into one final wall.

At the wall of Jericho, the Lord gave them a strategy that appeared strange, but they obeyed. The strategy worked. God told Joshua to have the priests lead a march with trumpets around the wall. Part of their war strategy was playing instruments. Eventually the wall came down and the children of Israel took over the city.

I love using praise as a weapon. When I am distressed, tired, frustrated, or just need some peace, I turn to music. I worship.

During this holiday season I hope you make time to adore Him with singing and dancing.

This song and poem is my gift to you.