Tuesday, June 24, 2014
New Poetry Book by Bobby Brown Available on Kindle
"On a summer's Eve in 1976 I had a spiritual awakening. After weeping through the night I awoke the next morning and heard the birds really singing for the first time. I also felt inwardly enriched. The living waters of poetry began to flow like a river and these poems are the result." - Bob Brown
Life is tedious. Sin made it that way. The poems contained in this book are hard to read without having your heart stirred. Bob knows full well that the "Holy Spirit" is living inside of him and it is this Spirit that enables Bob to wake each morning in wonder and awe in spite of all the sin in this world.
These poems will cause you to think, to wonder, to be thankful, sometimes to be enraged, and to experience some of the life that God has designed for you. There is beauty in this world. There is beauty in words. God is the Word! Words are important. My hope is that God will use this book to make a difference in your life, as he has so graciously done in mine.
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Bob Brown was born and raised in a classic New England town. He enjoys knowing Jesus as his savior, reading, writing, sports - especially baseball (and mainly the Yankees), walking in the woods, drinking tea, and hot summer days. And probably in that order!
"Seated Above - Looking Below" is his first published book. Interestingly enough, the book title "Seated Above - Looking Below" was inspired by Bob's interpretation of scripture - Eph 2:6 which states "And God raised us up with Christ and seated us with Him in the heavenly realms in Christ Jesus." This is an incredible piece of scripture because it show's Gods abundant grace towards us - but note the focus is on God; He raised us up and He seated us with Himself. Also, note the tense of the verse! Read it again!
Bob is an old-fashioned kind of guy who strives to limit the role of technology in his life. Hence, this book has been a long time coming, and yes it has also been a struggle. The good news is that the well runs deep and there are more poems to publish!
A lot of Bob's inspiration comes from deep thinking while in his sanctuary - a place called Ashley reservoir located in western Massachusetts. The book cover is in fact a photograph of a wooded path in this reservoir area.
When asked to describe himself, Bob simply said "I wake up each day with a Holy Spirit within, and I look out in wonder as to why people don't seek the better way."