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11 December 2010

Leap Of Faith (A Haiku Collection)


 taking that big step
blindly towards the unknown
that's a leap of faith

an embattled soul
down a winding path of grief
tenacious spirit

if you ask me how
i got to where i am now
prayers led me here

 let go of your pain
healing will not come easy
learn to forgive first

© Bing (PinkLady) 2010

  "Faith is being sure of what we hope for 
and certain of what we do not see."
-Hebrews 11:1

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28 POINTS OF VIEW:

Leo December 11, 2010 at 10:30 PM  

wow.. now, if this is how you come back after a block, the break was worth it ;) hope it doesn't happen often though :D

lovely faith haikus, Bing.. and welcome back :D

Jingle December 11, 2010 at 11:28 PM  

beautiful,
I am lazy, on and off and always have official stuff to take care of.

trying to get poets rally poetry up today, it is late.

Glad to read your Faith Haiku, beautiful.

Bing (PinkLady) December 11, 2010 at 11:31 PM  

leo, work forced me out of poetry. i had to stay away from creative writing for awhile. thanks for appreciating my piece. and thanks for hosting haiku heights. :)

Bing (PinkLady) December 11, 2010 at 11:36 PM  

jingle, i hope i can join the rally this time before i go off to another long blog holiday. you see, i have very special guests coming home for christmas until new year. that's also why i had to rush my work and poetry/creative writing was getting in the way.

faith is all i have... and faith is all i need. i live that fact. :)

thanks for dropping by, my friend.

Unnamed Psalmist December 11, 2010 at 11:41 PM  

thanks for this one Bing, soooo beautiful

Cheryl December 11, 2010 at 11:58 PM  

Straight from the heart and beautiful.

Bing (PinkLady) December 12, 2010 at 12:03 AM  

unnamed psalmist, thanks for the kind words. :)

Bing (PinkLady) December 12, 2010 at 12:04 AM  

cheryl, they were written from experience :D thanks for dropping by.

Thom December 12, 2010 at 12:17 AM  

Absolutely beautiful :)

Bing (PinkLady) December 12, 2010 at 12:38 AM  

thanks thom.. nice to see you here again. :)

Sandee December 12, 2010 at 12:47 AM  

Forgiving is difficult but so essential in healing. Excellent as always Bing.

Have a terrific day. Big hug. :)

flaubert December 12, 2010 at 1:04 AM  

Nicely said pinklady.
Pamela

Sherry Blue Sky December 12, 2010 at 1:11 AM  

So beautiful, Bing. "It was prayers that got me here." You are so brave. This is one of my favorites of yours. Just perfect.

signed...bkm December 12, 2010 at 7:09 AM  

Lovely thoughts Lady, forgiving is essential to healing....bkm

Ramesh Sood December 12, 2010 at 12:59 PM  

Yes, yes, yes, many would have felt inspired.. oh, you enlighten.. Not that it matters even an iota bu then I want to express that I fully agree with each and every word of your post and the signature lines around it.. well done.. keep growing and glowing.. don't miss visit today after a couple of hours for a deep poem I will be putting on OSI today...

Bing (PinkLady) December 12, 2010 at 1:10 PM  

sandee, forgiveness is truly essential to healing but sometimes, it's just not easy to give.

thanks for appreciating, friend. happy weekend! :)

Bing (PinkLady) December 12, 2010 at 1:10 PM  

thanks, pamela :)

Bing (PinkLady) December 12, 2010 at 1:12 PM  

sherry, i'm glad that you like it. i've read your post and i must admit i don't think i could forgive if i lost everyone in my family. i am strong because of my kids. have a blessed sunday! :)

Bing (PinkLady) December 12, 2010 at 1:13 PM  

bkm, that's the only way to achieve complete healing. thanks for dropping by. :)

Bing (PinkLady) December 12, 2010 at 1:14 PM  

ramesh, i really appreciate those kind words. thank you so much. i will go visit your blog again to check your new poem. :)

madhumakhi December 12, 2010 at 4:39 PM  

It's a lovely poem.
" let go of your pain
healing will not come easy
learn to forgive first"
I like this stanza the most. This is how i understood it.
Forgiveness does require a leap of faith for we don't know what will come later. It is also the most healing remedy of any malady because to forgive is to love and to love is to grow.

Sandro December 12, 2010 at 5:49 PM  

Forgiving is often too hard, but it has a tremendous healing power. if only we all wereableto practise it more...
Very lovely haiku, it was so nice to read it in my morning:)
Pls have an enjoyable sunday!

Bing (PinkLady) December 12, 2010 at 7:57 PM  

madhumakhi, you said it right. it all boils down to "love"... oh, but that is such an abused word. the bottomline is that, one should never force himself to forgive until he's ready to do so.

happy sunday to you!

Bing (PinkLady) December 12, 2010 at 7:58 PM  

sandro, it is hard to do indeed. it must come from the heart. but what if the heart is broken?

thanks for appreciating my post. :)

The Write Girl December 13, 2010 at 11:06 AM  

Beautiful and so full of hope. Faith is such an amazing thing. I enjoyed your poem. Thanks for your visit!

Ellen aka Ella December 13, 2010 at 12:17 PM  

Bing,
YOUR view is so touching~ Time helps us move on, but doesn't ever ease the pain. It just lessens the impact of the heart. I am sorry for you loss~

groundtoground.org December 14, 2010 at 1:22 PM  

Yes yes, learn to forgive first!

Lucky Charmer January 3, 2011 at 8:47 AM  

Beautiful! I always try to take "Leaps of Faith", because I believe in them. Beautiful piece!

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