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TRUST JESUS TODAY
Written for my Poetry class - due on Tuesday.
Please help with critiques! Thanks!
(For Darlene: Thanks for the critique! This is the only way I can know for sure to communicate with you - but I was writing about the Kingdom of God - and how for so long I had tried to stand alone, but I needed to connect in with the body of Christ. We are all in this fight for faith together (Jude 4), and we need to bring our bricks and lay them down for Christ in reaching the world. A short little note on this piece! -Thanks! Shaun.)
I spent so long polishing my brick.
I needed to shine – be the brightest.
But I tripped over myself,
And I found out a hard truth:
My brick needs another like you.
I can't be a self-contained building.
But I thought I could remain alone.
Then you came up alongside,
A self-cleaned brick of your own.
We both had held our bricks so high.
The city at hill's top is far up,
And I don't want to hike this alone.
Let's bring our bricks together.
We will lean on each other.
There is no single-man city.
I learned I was part of this effort,
But never laid hold of what I was fighting for.
But now I realize – it's your brick on top of mine,
A beautiful castle built with our breathing lives,
Growing out this body of stone.
(c) 2005 by Shaun Stevenson
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