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A Seed Of Hope
by Gary West
02/04/10
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A Seed Of Hope
By; Gary L. S. West

My memories are ones of pain
Oh, how long they last
The constant wound of my thoughts
Of carefully hidden past

A past of woe, of well-earned guilt
A past of long regret
A past I've tried to bury deep
I wish I could forget

The things I've done, they damn me so
Condemning me to hell
Devils come to bring me home
They know me all-too-well

I've trudged this road so many times
I walk it, eyes closed tight
I know the way by feel alone
I've no need for sight

My boots are worn, as is my soul
I've come a long, long way
But circles come in every size
It seems I'm doomed to stay

Why, oh, God? What have I done?
The reasons flee my grasp
Hear the beat, my weary heart
My lungs give one last gasp

What have I learned in all my years
What secrets to pass on
None, I think. Just held-back tears
And hope is all but gone

I blink away the need to weep
What hope is there for me?
Can I confess these sins of mine?
The truth could set me free

Dear God, it's me, same as before
A life in need of aid
The things I've done I can't undo
And so Your Son has paid

I was lost but now I'm found
It's hard for me to see
Why He would lay His own life down
To save a fool like me

Even so, I thank you, God
And I thank Your Son
He paid the price, cleared the cost
For me and everyone

I pen these words, I write them down
So I can share the seed
A seed of hope, of joy and love
By which we can be freed

If you died today, are you absolutely certain that you would go to heaven? You can be! TRUST JESUS NOW

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Thomas OBrien 12 Feb 2010
I appreciate these words. I am i awe of a God who forgives and loves us despite our past. You are great at articulating your thoughts. Thank you for sharing this.
Judy Wilson 04 Feb 2010
I so admire the hearfelt way that you write, Like in psalms crying out to the Lord. Keep writing because it touches...
Patricia A Moore 04 Feb 2010
Hi Gary..Extremely good writing.. Well done..Keep up the good work for the Lord.. Have a good day..God Bless.. Patty Ann..




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