Poetry ~ Lisa Trevino




Lesson 106

“Let me be still and listen to the truth.” 

re-written by Lisa Trevino in

rhythmic poetry guided by Spirit


If I will lay aside the ego’s voice

however loudly it may seem to call;

If I will not accept its petty gifts

which give me nothing at all;


If I will listen with an open mind,

not knowing what salvation is;

Then I will hear the mighty Voice of truth,

quiet power, strong stillness;


If I listen and hear my Father speak to me

through His appointed Voice;

Silencing meaningless thunder,

showing the way to peace – my choice;


If I am still today and listen to the truth,

not deceived by voices of the dead

Which tell me they have found the source

of life, and offer that instead;


If I attend them not, but listen to the truth,

unafraid to circumvent them;

But, hearing all of them not, walk lightly

past their meaningless persuasion;


Going past all things which do not speak

of Him Who holds my happiness

Within His hand held out to me in welcome,

in love, and peaceful bliss;


If I hear only Him today, one Voice,

and do not wait longer to reach Him

Today, the promise of God’s Word is kept,

if I am silent enough to listen.


He will speak to me with miracles

a thousand times as happy and wonderful

As those I have ever dreamed of or

have wished for in my dreams at all.


His miracles are true and

they never fade when dreaming ends.

They end the dream instead forever and

these are what, to me, God sends.


If I prepare myself for miracles today,

allowing for my Father’s pledge to me

And to all of my brothers be kept,

I will hear today and truly see


As I listen to the Word which lifts

the veil which lies upon the earth

And wakes all those who sleep,

cannot see, nor remember their worth


God calls to them through me,

needing me to speak to them to hear

For who could reach God’s Son but

my Father calling through me here?


If I hear Him today, and offer

my voice to speak to the multitudes

Who wait to hear the Word that He speaks

today that Salvation includes


It is here, given unto me, that

I will learn my function from the One

Who shows it in my Father’s name

for me; I am my Father’s Son.


I will hear a Voice Which will resound

throughout the world through me.

The Bringer of miracles needs me

to receive them first so I can be


The joyous giver of what I received. 

Thus salvation starts and ends

When everything is mine and

given away to everyone He sends


This is how it will remain with me

forever and the lesson learned.

This is how I see what is my right

and not something to be earned.


If I practice giving, not the way I understood

it as, but as it really is.

I will remember the Whole Kingdom

and know that ALL is truly His.


If I am still and listen for the truth –

I can ask and expect the answer

What does it mean to give and to receive?

The truth waits at the altar.


The answer to this request has been

waiting long to be received by me.

It will begin the ministry for which I came;

which will set the world free


From thinking giving is a way to lose,

readying the world to understand.

That salvation is not what is in the world,

but in our Father’s hand.


If I am still and listen to the truth today,

I will come to realize

That for each five minutes spent in listening,

thousands open their eyes


As their minds are opened to the truth,

they will hear the Holy Word I hear.

And when the hour is past, I will

again release a thousand more from fear,


Who pause to ask that truth be given them,

with me – the Holy Word is kept

Through my receiving it to give away,

the world learns why it wept,


By teaching what giving means by learning

it and letting Him be heard.

I must reinforce my choice to hear

and to receive the Holy Word.


By my reminder, given to myself

often and throughout my day:

Let me be still and listen to the truth;

I am the messenger of God today


My voice is His, to give what I receive. 

So, I must say, “Let me be still”

And let me listen to and share the truth today

as I learn of My Father’s will.


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