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Previous Challenge Entry (Level 1 – Beginner)
Topic: Don’t Look Back (04/19/12)

TITLE: Cry For The Last Time
By Susan Allen
04/20/12


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Cry For The Last Time

Psalm 90:10(NIV)—The length of our days is seventy years or eighty, if we have the strength; yet their span is but trouble and sorrow, for they quickly pass, and we fly away.

Jesus spoke as her intercessor, “Father, she is your daughter. She is my sister. I love her and she is forgiven. Relieve her pain.”

Father God said to the God fearing woman, “Don’t look back my child. You have an amazing future. You don’t know what I have in store for you. I do enjoy surprising you. As you grow in Our love, My plans for you are starting to develop into existence. You are finally opening up to Us.”

She humbly said, “Please forgive this bitterness from my past. I want to let go of this pain and finally give you my burden, after all these years. You have been so patient with me. I need your peace. I know yesterday is gone and tomorrow will come; but I do want to enjoy today without all this grief and sorrow. In Ecclesiastes, Your word says that the sun will rise and the sun will set, and the sun hurries back to where it rises. Yes, I understand that time goes on, day by day. I’d like to enjoy this life you have given me. Thank you for listening Father God, in Jesus’ name.”

Jesus said, with tears in His eyes, “I am so proud of you my sister. Don’t look back. Cry for the last time. Then you will be healed. Let your pain and grief go. Quit living in your past.

Yes, your precious infant, Andrew, died and I cried with you. Remember the pouring rain that day? The raindrops were my tears. When your husband left you soon after, my heart broke with yours. As your heart’s pieces scattered all over the hardwood floor, I picked up the broken pieces and saved them for when you were ready to have a whole heart again. Such a time is now, my love.

I’ve carried you all these years. I’d rather you walk by my side. That was your past and you have suffered long enough. Your pain is my pain. Please don’t look back any longer.

Do you remember the good that came out of this devastating time in your life? You came to Me, and became My loving sister. I am your personal Savior and you are healed.”

God said, “Look how far you have come, My daughter. You have grown and your maturity shines as you glorify Me. I love you so, and I see your love for Me. You have blossomed into a beautiful weeping willow. Your long wispy branches, just barely touching the dew kissed grass, as they blow in the fair weathered wind. You are a precious creation, my child. You were never a mistake.”

With appreciation, she said, “Thank you so much for all of your love and mercy. You will always be my first love. Thank you for saving me. You have carried me for so many years. I feel strong enough to walk with you now. Thanks be to You, Father, Jesus, and Holy Spirit.”

Psalm 34:1-3(NIV)—I will extol the Lord at all times. His praise will always be on my lips. My soul will boast in the Lord; let the afflicted hear and rejoice. Glorify the Lord with me; let us exalt His name together.


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Camille (C D) Swanson 04/26/12
Beautiful job of bringing the topic into play and focus. This was well written and held such a lovely poetic flow. Nicely done. God Bless~
Genia Gilbert04/26/12
This is a good message, and makes me think how good God is, to help us keep going and not look back, but ahead.
marcella franseen 04/28/12
A lovely exchange between God and His daughter. He never promises a life free of pain and the pain you tell of here, the death of a child and loss of a marriage is intense, but, oh how He carries us through. Well done.
Shann Hall-LochmannVanBennekom 04/28/12
Wow! What a powerful piece you have created. I've read several with a similar message right in a row. I have no doubt God arranged this to drive the point home to me. Thank you for your obedience.

The only red ink I have is sometimes it was hard to tell if Jesus was still talking. That's because you forgot to put a ' at the start of each paragraph if the same person is speaking. There's no end quote though until he is done speaking.

This is a beautiful piece that not only touched me but many others. Then I will go out into the world and touch people because I'm inspired to by your words. Those people will touch others and so on. Great job.