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NOT JUST BRICKS AND CEMENT
by John W Townsend

Thursday, April 08, 2010
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Life needs more than walls.


Take a look at your life

see the cracks in the wall

the creak in the door hinges

the druaght in the hall.

Sure there are bricks

that protect you within

pages of words

that God is providing,

they will nourish

feed you well,

fight off the wolves

how decieve so clever

the walls do hold

your life together.

Yet more is needed

to krrp those walls sound

to stopp thieves

on a night time prowl,

foundations

thats where

it all stays firm

anchored like a ship

cast out in a storm.

Build on rock

not shifting sands

know your walls

will not come tumbling down.

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