Gnarled hands, ragged clothes
Smelly breath, slurry words.
What do you see? A drunken slob?
God sees a potential soul!
Painted face, not much to that dress
Selling her body for money!
What do you see? A prostitute?
God sees a child in need!
So young, still studying at school
The birth of a child so near.
What do you see? A foolish teen?
God sees a youngster in need of guidance.
When you look at the world around you
So many people in aimless motion.
What do you see? People without a future?
God sees a vineyard ripe for harvest.
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