Tuesday, January 11, 2011

The Father's Plan

There was a plan
Before time began
Birthed in the Father's heart.
A wonderful plan,
A woman and man
In a garden set apart.

"We'll make day and night,
Fill the sky with light,"
Said the Father to His Son.
"A perfect place,
Filled with peace and grace
Where we'll fellowship as one."

"A wonderful plan
To create a man,"
Said the Father with aching heart.
"But before it is done,
My precious Son,
You will have to do Your part."

Before time began
He knew the plan,
This perfect, sinless Son.
And with loving heart said,
"Let us start,
I am willing to be the One."

linking to One Stop Poetry



moondustwriter said...

A plan wrought with pain and sorrow
only one could have done it!

Thanks for the beauty in the words - always a beautiful story

Thanks for sharing with One Shot

Brian Miller said...

and how thanksful the gap was bridged and what a future we have to look toward...smiles. wonderful one shot...

Jennifer @ JenniferDukesLee.com said...

Oh my word....

I love this, Linda.

I am always so intrigued by the thought of the Trinity all being involved in Creation. Powerful, powerful image here.

Anonymous said...

it is hard for me to imagine being without time.

Heather said...

How do you DO that, Linda??! Your gift for poetry astounds me, and this one is no exception! Beautiful, from beginning to end... and the perfect way to start my day. Thank you, my dear friend... thank you!

Sandy said...

What a God-gift you possess, dear
Linda. I really love this and will,
if I may, copy it into one of my
journals. Thanks so much for sharing

Claudia said...

so good he was willing to be the one..we would never manage on our own..nice one shot linda

Glynn said...

No atter how many times I hear it told, or how many movie versions I see, it is still a simply amazing story. Good poem, Linda.

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the second smile this evening.. there is hope!

Shashidhar Sharma said...

Dear Linda

Very beautiful. I liked it so much.. Thanks

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