THIS IS THE FOREWARD TO IRIS WOYTOWICH'S "WINE FOR THE SOUL" - WRITTEN BY MIRIAM JACOB, FOR GOD'S GLORY AND HONOR.
This is the most vibrant, exhilarating and invigorating "Wine For The Soul" you will ever see. It is true to its name. May the breath of heaven be upon the words of the poems in this anointed and inspired book, soaked in the divine unction of the Holy Spirit. May the fire of God rest upon every page of this beautiful book, and breathe its life-giving words into the hearts of its readers.
Iris is an inspired pen in the hand of God, a writer in her own right, who puts God first in her life. She is a royal and dignified daughter of God, gifted with the art of crafting priceless pearls in poetry. Iris always felt a constant upsurge of the desire to write, and the words seemed to drop from the end of her pen with an effortless flow to create a priceless work of art, her first poem, which subsequently led to many more.
Iris revelled in art, and as far as personal desire went, would have made it her life's expression. But God had an amazing plan for her life - that of painting rich and varied word pictures from the sensitive fabric of the dreams which were inexplicably woven into her life. Iris's poetry is the crown of her life, in which she reflects her love for God as the most precious, the most beautiful, the most powerful influence that ever came into her life.
As the Lord opened doors for her to write poetry, Iris bowed quietly before the Master and laid her life's dreams at His feet. God touched Iris with the brush of His purity and she became a vivid flame to write for His glory. Iris began to realize that this was a golden opportunity to win people to the knowledge of the Saviour whom she loved. With the conscious attitude of "I am allowed to write for Him, whom having not seen, I love," Iris gradually deepened the spiritual content of her writing.
"Wine For The Soul" was born of her own spiritual experiences. She pours into her poems the experiences of her walk with God. It is her amazing testimony to the power of God in her life. It is truly a great work of God, written in a glowing atmosphere of piety and goodwill, and it will bless and inspire the hearts of all who read it.