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The Gift that Opens the Flood Gates






THE GIFT THAT OPENS
THE FLOODGATES
 
The day was ordinary,
and I was ordinary.
Nothing new under the sun.
I felt the same ole wanting, I thought,
could not be undone.
 
I was reading your words,
and mediating on them.
 I did not know you,
 or where you had been.
 
You opened the flood gates that washed over me
like a fountain of truth that washed me clean,
as I poured out my tears of not knowing
who you truly were in all I had seen,
and not seen.
 
I had never heard you before this day.
I do not know why.
It could be because I truly did not hear why you came,
and why only you could take away my shame.
 
It could be because I had blocked my ears.
I kept telling myself my sin was to great
for you to remove the weight.
 
I never knew how Big and powerful you were,
but truly no one does until they receive
the gift of your Son that opens the flood gates
that you can only create.

The renewing of the Earth





THE RENEWING OF THE EARTH
 
The blanket of snow covers up the old,
dried up earth that was full of the dead leaves of fall.
God waits patiently for the earth's
melting of the snow to reach the depths of the seeds,
as he directs the seasons.
The seeds emerge, and in full bloom showing His
splendor and glory,
as they renew the face of the earth.
 
The seasons of the earth reflects the seasons of
of a soul’s life with no age in mind. When the blood
of Jesus goes deep into the old, or young
dried up soul from the sin within, their searching ends,
and the soul emerges renewed.
They are new creatures through His Holy Spirit, and when
their souls are fully bloomed in Him they renew the face of the earth.
 
Psalm 104:29-30
When you hide your face, they are terrified;
when you take away their breath, they die and return to dust.
When you send your Spirit, they are created, and you renew
the face of the earth.

A True Child





A TRUE CHILD

Father, help me to give up
my childish ways for your sake,
and to keep my childish mind toward you,
so, I will not be a hypocrite or a fake.
 
I know part of me wants to keep
my childish ways,
but, I also know they will
always lead me astray.
 
They will make my way seam right,
full of deception, and illusions
that masquerade a false light.
 
It is so easy for me to follow the world
through my own thoughts and
understanding of who I am.
The path is much wider, many follow,
lead, and concede, but it’s all a sham.
 
I know you know me better than
the world and my thoughts,
you are God’s Son the world’s sacrificial Lamb,
you are the great I AM.
 
I know my mind
and my heart are too complex for me
to have formed,
I need to come to You as a child so through
Your truth it can be transformed.
 
You, my Heavenly Father teach all your children
that come to you through your Son,
that when we give up our childish ways to Him, we will find,
through your Holy Spirit you are giving us His mind.
 
 
1 Corinthians 13:11 When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put childish ways behind me.



No more chasing after the wind




NO MORE CHASING AFTER THE WIND
 
Since I have been walking with my Father,
through His Son by way of His Spirit
in this life, I have noticed many things
I do not have to chase.
I am amazed how unconsciously these signs
 and wonders have appeared right in front of my face.
 
First it was His friendship that appeared
that revealed who He was,
the perfect God, Father and friend;
that He my Father could only send.
 
 Then there appeared a repentance that
told me the person, and the world
I had to give up;
then He would be the Savior that
cleansed and filled my cup.
 
Then His fountain of mercy and
forgiveness appeared,
and brought me to my knees
and all guilt and shame disappeared.
 
Then there appeared a path,
as narrow as it was and is,
and there appeared other friends I
did not have to chase like me that were only His.
 
Then there appeared an occupation he chose
for me that came with his will of inspiration,
I did not have to chase;
there He laid it right in front of my face.
 
Then there was a strength that went past all
I could do and bare,
It was His strength no one could compare.
 
Then there was my prosperity,
that he gave without a chase.
Although I had to work hard
it was given with His wisdom and grace.
 
 Then there appeared miracles of his healing
no one could explain, they went beyond my own wisdom and feeling;
physical, spiritual, and emotional that kept my knees always kneeling.
 
Then there appeared every heart opening
before me, I did not have to chase,
those that did, and did not know His amazing Spirit of grace.
 
Then there appeared trouble in this world,
I never thought I would have to face,
persecution from people I loved I never had to chase.
 
I still hold on to what He has given me;
He I never have to chase;
I will not stop sharing what He has given
me for the whole human race.
 
Acts 3:15-16 You killed the author of life, but God raised him from the dead. We are witnesses of this. By faith in the name of Jesus, this man whom you see and know was made strong (a sick person that could not walk) It is Jesus’ name and the faith that comes through him that has given
this complete healing to him, as you can all see.




Crying




CRYING
 
I use to cry when I was offended,
when I was disciplined,
and when my heart went unattended.
 
I cried when I was
mad because I thought no one cared.
I cried when I got in trouble
because my sight was visually impaired.
I cried when my heart needed mending,
because I thought there was no ending.
 
When I met my Lord Jesus Christ 
my tears changed.
Now I am never offended,
I love his discipline,
and my heart is always mended.
 
Now I can live among the living.
He has saved me from myself,
and the tears that were never ending.
 
I will tell, and show others 
how He wipes my tears.
 I will pray and hope they understand,
 He is the only one 
that can take away their fears.
 
I no longer cry to an empty space,
He always wipes my tears from my face
with His riches through His glorious grace.
 
 
Psalm 116:8 For you, O LORD, have delivered my soul from death, my eyes from tears, my feet from stumbling, that I may walk before the LORD in the land of the living.


God's Mercy





God's Mercy

Only when you appear
can we know your mercy.
Only your mercy
comes with no controversy.
 
It comes with your truth, forgiveness
healing, peace, and grace.
We can only receive it
when we see your face.
 
Through my own natural works, and
through my own natural  desires
I cannot receive it.
My desires are vain,
and my own works still
leave a stain.
 
Your mercy brings you glory,
in who your are.
Your mercy lifts us
up to be your shinning star.
 
Your mercy for mankind was
seen when you died on the cross for me.
Only when I received your Son
was I given the heart of your mercy.
 
It came with a flood that
healed my body, spirit,
and soul.
Your mercy is the only
mercy that can make me
whole.
 
So today I bow down at the cross
through your Spirit crying out
to continue sending your mercy
this moment, this day,
because Jesus we know
you are the only way.

Romans 9:26 It does not, therefore, depend on man’s
desire or effort, but on God’s mercy.








I can see clearly now


I can see clearly Now
 
There has been different
times when I have
seen myself, 
and the world differently.
But now I see through your eyes, Father,
 everything intently.
 
For a while I saw myself always being
a black sheep, dirty and unclean.
I  saw the world that was close to me
all white and pristine.
 
Then as time passed I saw
myself wanting to please those others around me
with my own good, and their good.
I saw the world around me trying to make their good
change the world that only
created in me, and in them, a sense of falsehood.
 
Then one day I heard His truth. I saw
Jesus Christ my Lord for real,
and He gave me my True sight.
What I saw at first gave me
an overwhelming fright.
I saw all evil and good in me, but
 what I saw in Him
made my spirit contrite.
 
I saw He was the only Holy and perfect
Human God had ever formed that came from Him
 that He had made.
It was His love that gave me the will
to give up all of me so I would never be afraid.
 
I began seeing what He saw,
all good and evil no one could change.
The perfect He could only be, and the evil
He could only exchange.
 
That day I saw He was the plan and purpose
God gave humankind,
because they were all formed from dust, black, and born blind.
 
I then began seeing His purpose in
Me, and what he wanted in the world around me.
 I am seeing clearly now His truth and His plan,
 so others like me, if they are willing, can be His fishers of men.
 
Mark 1:17-18 “Come follow me,” Jesus said, “I will make you fishers of men.” At once they left their nets and followed him.

Who Am I?



Who Am I?

I am one who is as small as an
ant, and has His mind that is 
bigger than the universe.

I am one who raises my hands
to praise Him like His trees that
blow in the wind.

I am one who uses His eyes like
the sun in day, or the moon in
dark places.

I am one who is lead by His words like
foot prints in the deep snow
that leads me, and others home.

I am one who reflects His gifts like
the color of the leaves in the fall
that no one can copy.

When the foot prints melt, and the
leaves have fallen I am the one who's life
is like a musical instrument that others can 
always hear, but no one else can play.

I am one of the few my Savior Jesus Christ has
chosen that only leaves behind what He has
given that covers the earth to renew it.

Psalm 104:29-30
When you hide your face, they are terrified;
when you take away their breath they die and
return to the dust. When you send your Spirit
they are created, and you renew the face of the earth.

Written by Vicki Gann
His peace and love always.


Your love Heavenly Father

 
Your love Heavenly Father

Your love is like the wind.
We do not know where it comes from,
or where it is going.
It is there all the time,
and it is always blowing.


Your love is like a flower,
one day it is a bud, then in full bloom.
It slowly grows,
and then lights up every room.


Your love is like a moving train 
always moving straight ahead.
It is never too far away, or misled.

Your love is like a river
filling up lakes and creeks,
roaming over hills
and valleys revealing its peaks.


Your love is like bread crumbs
dropped on a path we do not know,
it leaves us a way to follow 
so we can receive what only
you can bestow.

 
Your love is like rain drops
dripping in a large pond,
leaving ripples that spread
so all can respond.


Your love is like a strong arm
wrapping around me,
guarding my heart so I will never be alarmed
 from what I don't know,
and can't see.


Your love is like a large capstone
that can hold up any building
through any storm or cyclone.

Your love is like a bright light
always shining in a dark place.
There is no dark because you
are always in my space.

Your love is like your Word.
It is always there leading me to
be pure and true, 
so I might not sin against you.

From God to you through me, Vicki Gann, 4/29/2016
His peace and love always.

Your Truth is Plain to See

Good morning to all, grace and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

 I am so thankful for my Heavenly Father giving me the opportunity to read His word outside on a day like this morning!!  As I was pondering his words, and praying through all he had given me of himself he made me his pencil in his hands and this poured out for us to share.....

The Truth of All You have Made
Is Plain to See
 
As I looked out the window
this morning I saw Your glory.
I saw it first through my eyes then I saw it in my
heart that gave me the whole story.
 
It was plain to see, But Only through your
divine nature within me does all the
possibility turn Into actuality.
From all your work of art from
what we can see,
 to your work that is invisible that is hidden
deep within me.
 
The dew covered and watered the grass.
The sun was shining,
the birds were singing, and
the squirrels were scattering.
 
The leaves were three shades of green
on three different kinds of trees.
The green leaves against the blue
sky took my breath away,
as if you were speaking to me
trying to keep me from going astray.
 
As I was sitting there among Your
Truth of glory among all you have made
this morning,
I realized we have no excuse left
to explain our human nature,
Your Son was Your final
warning.
 
You have given us all we need
to know your love, wisdom,
and truth by all you have made by
the gift of your Son,
and those who do not accept
Him there is no excuse left because
He is you the Only One.
 
Romans 1:19 Since what may be known about God is plain to them,
because God has made it plain to them.  For since the creation of the world God’s invisible
qualities-his eternal power and divine nature-have been clearly seen, being understood from
what has been made, so that men are without excuse.

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