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While conscious of a higher purpose in our lives, we also want to remain well grounded, acknowledging the need to be productive on this physical plane.
We seek to contribute to the growth of humanity in coming to understand that we are all connected. We believe we all have the power to make a difference by expanding our own perceptions and beliefs.
Poet Lisa Lipscomb
Lisa A. Lipscomb is the author of Somewhere in the Middle of Love, a collection of poems and photographs that are deep, inspiring and carry a message that will resonate within your heart. This work is a celebration of love’s bountiful adventures transforming everyday people, places and events into the extraordinary.
Lisa was a featured author in the 2008 National Coalition of 100 Black Women Literary Art Luncheon. Her poems were part of a Meet the Artist Exhibit, sponsored by Cledie Taylor in the summer of 2006. She has also shared her poems on the platform of her church, Renaissance Unity.
Lisa’s blog site- In Harmony, In Hope, Inspire was created in 2009. You will find many of her poems, reflections and inspirational messages there. pot to reflect on how your life jour
Lisa was Editor-in-Chief of the New Chance Times, a newsletter that was published for Development Center’s, Inc. Teen Parent Program in December 1989
Lisa is a graduate of the University of Michigan-Dearborn (1994) with a B.A. in Elementary Education. She was awarded the Chancellor’s Medallion for outstanding performance, service and professional development as well as a Degree with Distinction. She holds a M.A. in the Art of Teaching from Marygrove College in Detroit, MI (2001). Lisa is a graduate of Detroit Public Schools and has completed 15 years of teaching in Detroit Public School system. She is currently a candidate for National Board Certification.
Lisa is the proud parent of two sons, Jonathan and David and one daughter, Kayla. She believes a heart full of gratitude is the key to a joyful life.
With New Eyes
by Lisa Lipscomb
Dear Lord, sometimes I hide in a sleeping disguise
But today I pray to see with new eyes
New eyes to see the sun at dawn
New eyes as I stretch and stand and yawn
New eyes as I step out of bed, thanking You for the day that lies ahead
New eyes as my eyes meet and greet Your children, passersby on the street
May the contact we make include a smile, felt deep within, connected by spirit
Our intent being to heal and mend
Let the meeting of our eyes and the feelings deep within add a light to the world, a flicker growing glow
May that light show us a path, get our energies to flow- higher and lighter, releasing and renewed
And the actions that follow be of good intent, reflecting more of You
And as my eyes see and my heart feels and my intentions turn toward You
Please help me remember, embrace hope and surrender the burdens
That would make me feel blue
And as I wake with new vision and vogor, may the words I speak and the response they trigger
be of love and light, that wake us all and put into flight... A dream world with a peaceful landscape, where babies and children and adults can escape...
from the one with old eyes and closed eyes and dark hearts and destructive parts, led by ego and I could go on and on
But I can also stay focused on goodness,, I know this
May we remain open to the changes needed within
May we be open, may we be free, may we spread peace and harmony
May there be a space for joy and laughter, springboard for a cycle
Which produces the desire to think again and feel again
And see with new eyes our world again
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