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Walk With Me
by Robert F Martin
Thursday, June 15, 2006
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Those of you who have read this before will likely immediately notice that I have cut the last stanza of the peice. This was a refference to God "pulling the wool" from the eyes of the speaker, and showing them "the secrets of the universe." Given the content of the poem up to that point, however, these last lines seemed to stick out like a sore thumb. It didn't really work to have a poem talking about God teaching self-reliance end with an affirmation that in the end, we needed God to open our eyes to the "secrets of the universe."

Come
walk with me
for as long as we walk together
I will protect you
until you can stand on your own
for it is man's destiny to realise
his divine nature

Fall
and I will raise you up
stumble
and I will catch you
rely on me
and I will teach you
Self-reliance

2006 Child of Light

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Reviewed by Jennifer Holly MacDonald 10/21/2006
Thanks for reminding us we are never really alone.
Reviewed by J M 10/9/2006
has a Universal lead of a protector in your work for me this would be the Lord. Very well expressed poem.
Reviewed by Birgit and Roger Pratcher 6/16/2006
This is really, really beautiful! And it is sooo good to have you back!
B&R
Reviewed by Susan Sonnen 6/15/2006
love it

Susan
Reviewed by Chrissy McVay 6/15/2006
Welcome back! Wonderful poem.
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 6/15/2006
Interesting take. Your faith comes through this creation. Thank you for sharing it. Love and peace,

Regis
Reviewed by E T Waldron 6/15/2006
Glorious affirmation of the Trinity, a tribute to Creator, beautifully written!Thanks for sharing!

etw



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