Thursday, February 4, 2010

Two Hearts

The Woman raised eyes sorrowful
Bedimmed with grief and loss
Suffering she spoke not a word
But leaned upon the cross
In agony, her tears flowed down
A soldier pierced His side
Thorns crowned her baby's head
Her Life , her Joy, her Pride
Upon this scene I entered
Espied entwined two Hearts
Naked he came from her womb
...and naked he departs

22 comments:

  1. Oh my I have tears in my eyes as I read this Mary, it reminded me of the day I buried my son.....no greater pain than to bury one's child (my son was 26) I have often prayed to Mary as I knew she felt my grief.....:-) Hugs

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  2. I'm sorry, Bernie. That is the greatest pain of all, I can't imagine losing my child. Mary understands this loss. Right now, I wish I really could give you a hug. God bless you, Bernie.

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  3. To see the sufferings of our Blessed Mother Mary means that you reflect often of the sufferings of Mary and her divine Son Jesus.

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  4. Thank you for this BEAUTIFUL reflection.

    I am sorry for your visitor Bernie's loss...I lost a brother when he was only 24...I remember very well my mother's pain...and so I offer my heartfelt sympathy and ask God to continue to comfort Bernie...for I know the years pass on...but the heartache never really goes away.

    As we near Ash Wednesday Mary, you have provided such a wonderful meditation to begin OUR JOURNEY....thank you.

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  5. Judy,
    I'm sorry to hear that you also lost a loved one, I would be crushed to lose a child or sibling, it is a very tough cross for a family to lose a loved one at such a young age. May Mother Mary console both you and Bernie.

    Thank you for the comment on my post :) This year is the first that I have really tried poetry that rhymes[for the most part], usually I write free form so I really appreciate the feedback :)

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  6. Mary, this is incredibly beautiful! You are a saint, truly! Thank you for sharing your gifts!

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  7. Thanks, Anne! As for the saint part...I wish! I better become one though 'cause there are only saints in heaven!

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  8. God has greatly gifted you
    I enjoyed visiting your blog
    God Bless;

    http://westbob.blogspot.com/2010/02/encourager-part-1.html

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  9. Wow, this is stunning! You truly have a gift from God to write heart-felt poetry.

    Thanks for visiting my blog. Any friend of Anne's is a friend of mine!

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  10. Deborah,
    You and Anne are extremely gifted, too :) Any sister of Anne's is a friend of mine! You two are blessed to have each other.

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  11. When we think on the "reality" of this we can only grieve. This makes my heart aches again Mankind's cruelty seems to know no end.

    b

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  12. B,
    My heart is always struck by the thought of Mary's grief as she watched her beloved son crucified.

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  13. I always get emotionally stuck during the Stations of the Cross when I come to the picture of Mary at the foot of the cross. How horrible that must have been for her! As a mother, I cannot imagine the incredible sorrow and helplessness Mary must have felt.

    Wishing you a blessed Easter!

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  14. Thanks for visiting, Elizabeth! Happy Easter to you and the whole crew :)

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  15. Oh wow, Thank you for this. For this is what its all about. Thank you so much for your prayers this week~

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  16. Thoughtfully said. You are a beautiful blessed servant of the Lord.

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  17. What Mary experienced... the thought makes me cry.

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  18. Mary, this is really beautiful. Love it.. Your poetry is amazing!
    Warmly
    Marinela x

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