Prayer Sparks

Despair sparks desperation
sends me to my knees
I want to cry
I don’t know why
Sobbing turns to prayer
deep in my soul

Mercy sparks forgiveness
sends me to my knees
I find healing
for this desperate feeling
Life that makes me whole

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This is my writing for Quadrille Monday at dVerse Poets Pub. The word for today is spark.

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23 responses to “Prayer Sparks

  1. Rosemary Nissen-Wade

    Interesting use of the word.

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  2. DArk Leads
    to liGht..
    Now A
    SpArk
    as long as
    Creation DanceS SinGS
    as liGht.. out oF dARk noW..
    no words
    requirED..
    juST
    liGht..
    as God
    Sings WitHiN..
    A SpiRit BriGht..:)

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  3. Mercy sparks forgiveness , that it does and forgiveness heals

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  4. Oh you bring so much energy to your belief… lovely.

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  5. I liked how both despair and mercy sends one to one’s knees.

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  6. He is the source of healing for our desperate feelings, yes!

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  7. Mercy, yes. Seems often as not the ones we need to forgive are ourselves.

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  8. I specially love this part: Mercy sparks forgiveness
    and so true Linda ~

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  9. For me this brought to mind Rembrandt’s painting of the Prodigal Son. I often visualize the close-up of the father’s hands on the son when I get too focused on my weaknesses. If you don’t know it, you may want to find it in Google Images. So wonderful.

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  10. The spark never leaves you Linda, always brings you back to center. Beautifully written.

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  11. YES. The end rhyme here brings this home beautifully, Linda. Both verses are so, so true. Wonderful.

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  12. Oh such sadness and longing in your verse.. hugs!

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  13. The power of prayer sparks! Wonderful, Linda.

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