TITLE: Question to a friend
By Elizabeth White
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I wish I knew how to explain,
All Iíve kept inside,
Yet by what I shall explain below,
I feel that I must hide.
More than once before,
To share my world with you,
Wishing you might help me back,
Once more to what is true.
My friend I feel I cannot do,
To share with you my heart,
For I feel that this may not be right,
So Iíve not the courage Ďnough to ask.
You see while I wish to share with you,
These moments in the past,
Iíve not been there for others,
So I feel it would be selfish if I asked.
That it was His command,
To love unselfishly,
Iíve tried to follow his advice,
But true I do not seem to be.
Iíve kept from coming,
Just alone with Him,
So when I try works of my own,
I think it must be Sin.
Him Iíve not been seeking,
What else is there to find,
Itís self righteousness Iíve been displaying,
Not Christ-likeness for which I strive.
If I have not come to Him,
I cannot come to you,
Seeking what I cannot give,
A love thatís wholesome, real and true.
Now I must begin,
To bring my writing to a close,
Iíll just say this that we all must live,
By the decisions which we chose.
Iíll end this letter,
With a question turned to you,
Is it wrong or is it right,
To want a friend who would be true?
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