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Make the earth quake
by Lynn Barry

Monday, April 11, 2005
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My dad challenged me to write a Christian poem...


I grew up going to church
Sundays were for smelling incense
I heard these stories of Jesus
And sometimes they
Didnít make sense
I wanted to ask the question
Is Jesus real or fake
I never had the nerve
Didnít want to make
The earth quake

I kept it to myself
And had some serious concerns
But religiously I lived the faith
And without seeing
I left leaves unturned
Then grace it was that
Opened my eyes
And the answers were revealed
You see it isnít the wondering
Itís allowing the wisdom
To come unpeeled


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Reviewed by m j hollingshead 4/11/2005
well done
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 4/11/2005
I also grew up going to church. I don't go anymore. To each their own.
You met the challenge very well.
My daughter and two grands are here. We are having a big time.
Love ya cuzz your the best...
Ron
Reviewed by Stephanie Sawyer 4/11/2005
So keep on - add another verse of your personal explanation. Stephanie
Reviewed by Henry Stevens 4/11/2005
Well, you won the challenge, in my opinion. What was the prize? Or did you win just by keeping what you had? Henry
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