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Is This for Real? Even for Me?
by Connie Faust
Saturday, October 30, 2010
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"In Him was life and that life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness, but the darkness has not understood it." (NIV:John 1:4 & 5)

Do you see me?
Could you love me?
I'm an old sinner,
condemned and unclean.
As a leper,
folk avoid me.
Are you like others
who shun and demean?

So rebellious,
full of evil,
My steps direct me
to paths of defeat.
Even children
flee my presence.
Are you the healer
who'll make me complete?

In my darkness,
I sense the Light.
My hands outstretched, I
reach into its gleam.
Can I touch you?
Will you save me?
Are you a savior
or only a dream?

Even as I
stumble forward,
False prophets bind me
with cunning deceit.
Whispers of hope,
secret longings....
Could you in mercy
make my life complete?

Can I yield?
Bow before You?
I need forgiveness
for hatred and strife.
I have sinned, Lord.
I need Jesus.
Oh, hear me, Savior,
and give me new life.

 

"...though the world was made through Him,
the world did not recognize Him.
...Yet to all who received Him,
to those who believed in His Name,
He gave the right to become children of God."
                 (from NIV John 1:10-12)

 

 

 

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Reviewed by Susan Smith 11/2/2010
Moving cry of the heart and the ultimate hope.
Susan
Reviewed by Phyllis Jean Green 11/2/2010
What a b e a u t i f u l prayer !!

This could only have come from a b e a u t i f u l person !!

K U D O S !!!!

xOx Phyllis xOx
Reviewed by Amor Sabor 11/1/2010
Great expression through this work.
Reviewed by Liana Margiva 11/1/2010
WONDERFUL!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva
Reviewed by Emile Tubiana 10/31/2010
Dear Connie, Your prayer will be answered like everyone. The kingdom of life is always open to everyone. No one knows what he is doing. But grace will reach them. Love Emile
Reviewed by Daniel Keith 10/31/2010
Such a beautiful prayer Connie. I have just recently chose a new best chapter from the Bible. John 17, truely remarkable. May God bless you every day of your life.

Daniel
Reviewed by neerja gandhi 10/30/2010
nice write,Connie, but sadly, seems real cause sin comes at some point or the other to each of us... best wishes...neerja
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 10/30/2010
Such a beautiful and heartwarming prayer to share as we are all sinners, aren't we?

Be always safe,
Karen
Reviewed by George Carroll 10/30/2010
Great message for all us sinners and great poetry in expressing it. How is Rhonda?

George
Reviewed by Lew Duffey 10/30/2010
Well said, Connie.
God bless,
Lew
Reviewed by Paul Berube 10/30/2010
This is beautiful, Connie. Very well done.



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