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  On My Knees
by William S. Cottringer
Saturday, June 28, 2003

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Our most intimate encounters with God are during our darkest moments of suffering.

On My Knees

So here I lay,
nothing to say;
Suddenly, yet gradually,
life crumbled around me.

So here I am—
Crushed in spirit,
Abandoned in love,
Stripped of hope.

Mind minced,
heart heavy,
soul scourged;
Much darker than dark.

If I could
I'd will myself away;
But rather I should
learn how to pray?

Is this an opportunity—
to give in and obey?
A time to build character,
accepting what I may?

My question lingers—
Is this life nothing
but eternal being
from where we’re seeing?

My heart begins to melt,
knowing others have felt
this same pain and dread
in their own journey to God.

I guess it’s time to say,
Okay, God—
It’s really your show;
can you help me grow?

The Prosperity Zone

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Reviewed by Silke Lance, Dr. Ph (Reader) 12/13/2004
Reviewed by Vesna Blueflame 7/6/2003
William's really YOUR show..God is just an you freedom to stand or fall..the choice is always Yours...always YOURS!!!
Food for thought...Bravo!

Reviewed by Jean 6/30/2003
...and grow you will
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 6/29/2003
awesome write! ((((HUGS))) and love, your friend, karen lynn. :)
Reviewed by Gwen Dickerson 6/29/2003
And now your journey begins you begin to go within and "talk to and listen to" your God!
Reviewed by William Heffner 6/29/2003
You've been through some storms and it's all about surrender.

Thanks for sharing and blessing me the reader.

God Bless You and Your Loved Ones

Officer William Heffner
Reviewed by Sandi Sparks (Reader) 6/28/2003
A wonderful way of looking at the tests life gives us. "Make me grow"

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