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Wednesday, July 27, 2011

New Poem

Crazy week, but I think things are finally settling for me. I'm not one to read poetry but when I am feeling something strong it is one of the most helpful ways for me to express myself. I wrote a poem this week, it's a religious one, which mine always seem to tend to be. No title as of yet but here it is:

I turned from You,
when I needed You most.
My Heart was hurting,
and I blamed You.
You stood by and waited,
as I wallowed in my sin.
You never left my side,
though I refused to look at Your face.
As my life grew more cold,
I could still feel You there.
Waiting with open arms,
to receive Your lost child again.
I didn't want to admit I needed You,
I wanted to be strong.
Everything I did turned to dust.
Till I was left naked and alone.
You picked me up and washed me.
Cleansing me with Your blood.
Washing away my transgressions,
till I was clean and whole again.
As I stood up anew, I
fell into Your arms.
You embraced me as Your lost sheep,
finally home and returned.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Life Changes

As a child I never imagined that my life would be like it is now. You never imagine all the hiccups and mountains/molehills you have to go over. I had to learn a hard lesson this past week, and it wasn't easy, but I know my life is going to be better for it.

I feel like you should give everything your all, no matter what. Give everyone a chance, and see where things lead. Leave no questions unanswered and have no regrets. This is how I want to live my life now, and I'm excited about what is in store for me with this new attitude of mine.