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  A Simple Man Am I
by J. Allen Wilson
Thursday, March 06, 2008
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Though I be weak…He is strong

A Simple Man Am I


Simple is this man oh Lord which was wrought of your hand.

You know our frame; our mind and we are but a vapor in time.

We are as you say, like the grass that grows upon the land.

Here today full and green; tomorrow withered and dried.


So why should this heart concern the makings of another day?

Only now unto you Lord should I in my trust give way.

For you knew me when I was but a whisper on your lips.

You marked my path and bring my soul unto the last eclipse.


So grant unto me foreknowledge, that I should only surrender to you.

Teach me to count my blessings and to others only goodness do.

For I am a simple man Lord and I easily lose my way.

Be forever my guiding light that I may bless others each day. 



J. Allen Wilson © 3/2008


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Reviewed by Karen Palumbo
Seeking answers while searching internally, God bless....

Be always safe,
Reviewed by Barbara Smith
Allen, this is truly inspirational & in a sincerity that God's children knows how much HE cares for them. Truly beautiful!!
Reviewed by Gianetta Ellis
Simplicity - something to which I aspire. Your heartfelt sincerity shines in your words. Lovely.
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan
a very humble write
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner

Absolutely beautiful, inspired, inspiring lines - may God grant your prayer with the answer you seek. Well done.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Sandra Corona
My prayer as well, Allen. Magnificent work. Bravo!


Reviewed by Louisa Dobbins
Reviewed by Lew Duffey
A wonderful peace. Though our body is but temporary our spirit is eternal. God Knows us. He forgives when necessary and upholds us when we need it. We have only to desire to do his will
God Bless,
Reviewed by Jill Eisnaugle
If we would all learn how to appreciate our blessings and count them daily, the world would, indeed, be a much better place. Allen, this is a beautiful reminder and an inspiring poem.

Thank you!

Reviewed by Mr. Ed
Teach me to count my blessings, and to others only goodness do.

Truly words to live by, J. Allen.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Just beautiful, J. Allen; bravo! Love it!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
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