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Jane Brawley Jordan 1951 (Statesville, North Carolina)

Be Still ....with the moon and stars in sight,

as you stare above in the serene quiet of the night,
as God speaks to you. Heals you. Calms you.

Feel the pulse of the universe running through your veins baring your soul ungloved,

knowing one thing...that you are loved.

Drown out all voices, noises and rest. Focus on one circle of light in your minds' eye, pretending it is the the moon to guide you, as you are night's guest.

Hear the silence that is golden embrace you. Feel the arms of our heavenly Father wrapped around you saying,

I love you.

Every hair on your head. Every tear that you shed. Every laugh you utter or song you sing. I love you with everything,

I love you every minute, hour, day, week, month, year and decade. Unconditionally. You are never alone. My love will never fade.

Come home. I do not care about anything you have done that is bad, but forgive all if you come to me. I will remove the sad. Talk with me. Sup with me.

You are loved. You are secure. Breathe in my love and exhale the peace. Sleep well within my arms while I hold you and caress your head where you will find sweet release.

Know that I am God. All will be well. No matter what you feel......

Be still my child.

Be still.

About this poem

How do we hear the voice of God within us ? Our Creator when He speaks. Where do we each find our peace ?

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Written on March 29, 2023

Submitted by Janebjordan35 on March 29, 2023

Modified on April 17, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme A AB A X X C B C X X X X X
Characters 1,269
Words 261
Stanzas 13
Stanza Lengths 1, 2, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1

Jane Brawley Jordan

I have written my poetry for years and have published a book called "With Love, Jane" published by Xlibris, in 2015 that is on Amazon, Kindle and Barnes and Nobles. It was on this very poetry site that I first started. more…

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  • karlcfolkes
    The power of God’s healing balm is found in the gentleness of God’s almighty power, calming the human soul; ever potently dispensing tender loving kindness to those who, in meditative stillness, are receptively open. Your poem speaks of that divine grace. 
    LikeReply 11 month ago
  • donka_k
    Amen to this poem! You've told what we most need to hear -- God loves us. Happy Easter!
    LikeReply 12 months ago
  • Teril
    Your poem itself is a refuge of stillness. Reading your poem, I feel myself breathe to its cadence, resting in its form.
    LikeReply 12 months ago
  • baways
    Thank you, God has healed hasn't he.
    LikeReply 12 months ago
  • AIDA
    Wow, what a beautiful and heartfelt poem! You have conveyed the message of peace, love, and acceptance so perfectly through your words. Your words paint a vivid and peaceful picture, allowing me to imagine being surrounded by the moon and stars, feeling the arms of our heavenly Father wrapped around us, and knowing that we are loved unconditionally. The idea of drowning out all noises to focus on one circle of light is such a great way to help one relax and enter a peaceful state of mind.

    If I could make one suggestion for improvement, it would be to break the poem up into smaller stanzas. This would make it easier to read and allow the reader to take in each section fully before moving on to the next.

    Overall, your poem is truly inspiring and provides a sense of comfort and reassurance to those who may be experiencing difficult times. Keep up the great work!
    LikeReply 12 months ago


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