hearing this story when I was just a little girl. They said a man
would tell this story to all the children who would listen. You see,
it was a dream he had, that felt so real to him when he was only a young
out about a man that wanted more then anything to sing for the Lord and
One day, the
man was blessed with a voice that was so powerful and strong and
yet his, words came out wonderful, he had the most beautiful voice,
you could ever imagine. Strong, powerful
Like, none you have heard before.
The story goes,
like this. The man began to pray. He heard a voice that said
"Your prayers my child have been answered. You have prayed and prayed for
a chance to sing and be heard, you will be heard, by the world and blessed
with a voice like no
The man was
so happy, he never felt as happy and blessed as
he did at
this minute. He took off running to an open field. He dropped
down on his knees and started praising and thanking
He jumped to
his feet and just knew with all the happiness in his heart that he felt
he would be able to fly.
At that minute
his friend came along and asked him, "What he
"I'm going to fly. I know I can fly without wings".
The boy shook
his head and said, " You have no wings you can't fly. You'll never
leave the ground".
you, I will fly! You'll see! I'm going to visit the Lord
so I can sing to him and the world. You will see. Yes, I will be
flying, soaring, flying so high, without wings".
The man shouted
and prayed to the Lord. " Lord, you have really been good to me.
I feel you Lord so much in me. I am your temple where you live inside
my soul and heart. Lord, I love you so very much. Lord, I'm
so happy like I never felt before. I feel
like I can
fly Lord. Fly to you without wings. Help me Lord, hear me sing".
He heard this
voice come from up above.
said close your eyes, don't open them till I tell you
to. You my
child will fly to me. You, will be flying without wings....."
I closed my
eyes like he said. All of a sudden I was spinning, twirling, and swirling
up to the sky.
flying . I'm so happy. I feel so free. The Lord once
again has blessed me. I feel myself flying to the clouds holding
my arms straight
out feeling Gods, beautiful wind upon my face.
flying up through the clouds to a higher place.
I hear this voice so strong. I hear the beautiful song.
so loud and so beautiful. Then I realize it is me. I'm singing to the Lord
and praising him. The Lord surely blessed
The whole world is listening, listening to me sing.
Then I hear
this voice It says to me, " It's time to go back
Thank you, for your song. I have blessed you with the beautiful voice
you have prayed so hard for".
sing some hymns to me. Don't open your eyes till
I tell you
to. Go child, fly back down as I watch you from here".
wings. Yes, I'm flying without wings. I was approaching the
field that I was at before, I could feel it near.
I waited and
I heard this voice, as I was being shaken by my friend.
said, " Open your eyes now child".
was shaking me and shaking me saying, " Wake up, wake up you been sleeping
here for hours".
I opened my
eyes with the biggest grin on my face, as I truly
knew how much
I am blessed.
"I'm so happy.
Lord, thank you!"
been flying, flying without wings, in my dream.
What a beautiful
I was flying,
yes, flying without wings..
a.k.a. Betty ~
reserved ~ May 30, 2003
was written for this page, so please
Do Not remove.
of Betty's poetry Here
"Flying Without Wings" is for entertainment
Sung by Ruben Studdard, American
Pop Idol 2003.