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As Destiny Surrounds Us
15 February, 1982
author: Rebecca Ditch-Hammack (aka Dreamer)

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The afterglow of life is protruding
Amongst the walking souls
People have trouble understanding
The glow is for times to come
The earth will become anew
With spirits long since dead
Re-walking their own dimensions
Of lives that they once led

As destiny surrounds us
Coming to one and all
We have trouble understanding
What stands inside this hall
For life is much better here
And happiness is peace
A mutual serenity
Once it comes it will never cease

We all walk across the empty hall
There are things we can not explain
The unknown is awaiting
For us to make the call
A gathering of Angels
Walk upon a golden stair
A beckoning they call to us
"Come, we'll meet you there"

As destiny surrounds us
Coming to one and all
We have trouble understanding
What stands within this hall
For life is much better here
And Happiness is peace
With a mutual serenity
Once it comes it will never cease

We are standing in the doorway
Coming in one by one
Quietly we stand there until the job is done
We drink the wine, and bite the bread
And still our thoughts we bind
We really still are helpless
We don't even know our minds

Then a vision of darkness
And the devil was in our soul
There's no use in explaining
What was the major goal
We don't really know just who it was
That gave the final word
Now we're all just standing here
waiting to be heard

As destiny surrounds us
Coming to one and all
We have trouble understanding
What stands inside this hall
For life is much better here
And happiness is peace
A mutual serenity
Once it comes it will never cease.

------- Author's Notes -------

Finding comfort in the spirit of love gives me strength.

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Comments on this poem/writing:

GYahner () -- Tuesday, August 12 1997, 11:44 pm

I really understand

When I was younger someone gave me a plaque with
the inscription: Your Destiny is not your fate...
It is your choice.


While there is a great amount of truth in that saying, I realized when I grew older that sometimes our destiny is not part of our choices. People suddenly diagnosed with disease; an unexpected death; and, certainly, the unexplained all figure within our lives and enter uninvited. We must not torture ourselves for the "unchosen
fate" which suddenly became part of our destinies. To me, these are life occurances which lead us to another level of maturity. We must make the best of these lots in life.
This is what I think the Biblical phrase, "and the meek shall inherit the earth," is all about. God Bless You in all your searches. Faith. GYahner
truskoff () -- Wednesday, August 13 1997, 01:39 am

Peace

Becky,
I hope you feel better than this poem suggests. What a difficult road, searching saints and demons for the truth about your soul. Just know, the world has much to recommend it. There are many certainties. Hold them.
Peace
B iliff () -- Thursday, August 14 1997, 06:26 pm

danctiny

becky, what a deeply spirtual poem. i agree with the responder who said unplaned things happen. with expereance of life we find that out. Ouch !
i have coped by making life a dance. maybe dancing down those halls will make peace come faster. life is one elabrabrate dance.... of peace bill iliff
Dreamer () -- Thursday, August 14 1997, 09:55 pm

Bill, G. and Truskoff

I always find that I am searching. For answers and reasons. I understand that there sometimes just aren't any. The hall to which I refered to was the church seeking of the devine. Though there is not always understanding of the church or of God, life is much better there (in belief) and its happiness is peace. Once found it will never cease. Its actually a song of finding the answers of blind faith, asking for forgiveness, and the discovery of trust in the Lord. peace. Thank you all. Love
 
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