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A Failed Leadership
by Cynthia A. Buhain-Baello
Monday, March 02, 2009
Rated "G" by the Author.
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True leadership takes more than brains and muscle, it takes character.

A path was drawn for his leadership,
No man had ever been more blessed,
Destined by God to loosen the grip
Of Philistine hold and grant Israel rest.

Born through the hand of the Almighty,
To a sterile woman and set apart for God,
A Nazirite from birth, strong physically,
He sadly grew up to be a stubborn lad.

He was weak with women and in character,
Devoid of respect and had a quick temper,
Prone to resolve all issues with anger
Through violent rage ending up with murder.

With all his physique, he failed to free
His land Israel from her captivity.
Revenge was his focus, his main agenda
Till he fell in love with sly Delilah.

Empty in the head and never had a plan,
Samson was a strong hunk but failed as a man.
Delilah had used him and with his sight gone,
He ended up a toy for the Philistine fun.

At the last minute, he prayed for God's mercy,
His strength was restored albeit in futility,
He died in his blindness physically
But then he saw Truth spiritually.

In the Book of Judges, he is remembered
As the man with potentials for great leadership,
Without God in his life, his purpose was hindered,
In death he lost that success from his grip.

There are Samsons today, in our times.
With all their knowledge, they engage in crime,
For strength and power, dollars and dimes,
Failed leadership is a generation's slime.






" 'Not by might nor by power, but by My Spirit', says the Lord Almighty."

ZECHARIAH 4:6









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Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
Great reminder Cynthia, reminds me of the lessons our Childrens Church leader teaches
In Christs Love
Michelle~
Reviewed by William Bonilla
Excellently composed ... Cynthia
Love & peace be with you

William
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Great write, Cynthia; well done!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in America, Karen Lynn in Texas.
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
Much to ponder in these reflective lines, Cynthia. Well penned.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Georg Mateos
The man took the temple down but not what the temple meant, because greed and thirst for untamed power survived until our days, and as the Samson are getting fewer the greed and unbridled power has pushed the wolves and the lambs towards the edge of the bottomless abyss.

Georg


Reviewed by Anna Glymph
Applause for your prospective nicely told of the blessings Samson recieved ......
Reviewed by Paul Berube
So true Cynthia. And you have said it very well here. God bless.
Reviewed by Susan Smith
Samson has quite a lesson for us. He was empowered by the Holy Spirit, and failed to discern when the Spirit left him after his last encounter with Delilah.
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