Tuesday, March 5, 2013

A Debate of Conscience--By Carolyn Devonshire--United States

A Debate of Conscience

Angel on my right shoulder battles devil on my left
Ever guiding my actions, saving my soul from bereft
Angels are among us, like Clarence on Stewart's bridge
Reminding us to avoid falling from grace at the ridge

My special angel's sweet voice sounds so much like my mother's
We each have a conscience that is unlike any other's
Spirits of loved ones who've passed want us to know heaven's joy
So we’ll reunite with them and eternal bliss enjoy

So, Mom, if you are listening, your voice overtakes evil
Helping me find the right path, you have mastered soul retrieval
A wonderful life is bestowed by a righteous urging
From an angel observer seeking spiritual merging

My sense of right and wrong will still create battles ahead
But if I heed my mother’s voice, I’ll never be misled

Carolyn Devonshire is from Ormond Beach, Florida.


  1. Uplifting poetry from one's heart. I believe in Angel's - in fact, I have a 'Parking Angel' who is with me when I go shopping. I am so happy you hear your Mother's voice within your Angel - that must bring you much joy. Beautiful poetry...


  2. Dear Carolyn,

    Such a lovely tribute to your Mom. I like thought of her being your special angel when you need guidance and comfort for those times of turmoil. Thanks for sharing my friend.

    Love Sandra

  3. Carolyn....a center built with love by those close, is a special gift bestowed, always available for strength, love, jimbo

  4. Thank you, Jack Horne, for the following comment--

    Carolyn Devonshire: Such a touching write.

  5. Dear Carolyn,

    I hear the angel(s) too. The only bad ones I conjure up myself and I love it when they go poof.

    I enjoyed this so much.


  6. Dear Carolyn,

    Thank you for all your support and encouragement. So good to have you a part of Whispers.


  7. Hi Carolyn, good to read your verse... It seems you recognise the voice of your guardian angel and take comfort from knowing it will point you in right direction. Fate surely shows its hand in strange ways... I think we need the bad nudges sometimes just to keep us in check! Kindest thoughts as ever.