Clearing out my laptop sharing the poem and thoughts – mostly half finished so they’re gone from my computer but not lost forever.

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Find the soul of the lost
Taste the hour that eclipses
Know that tomorrows walk will add blisters on to blisters
Time shall not bear easy on you
Nor shall the road be smooth
Fight for tooth and nail upon the rocky path
For tomorrow will not be easier
But maybe it won’t be harder

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You have called me
All that I am
Put me here in this moment
Standing with the lamb
You gave me a map
And You ask me to pray
To work with you on my direction
Everyday
You ask me to intercess
For my fellow travellors
For their paths and directions
Are important to you to
For we all serve your glory
The glory of the king
Our direction faces into you
To you our praise we sing.
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To the glory of your name
I bring to you my life in praise.
How can you accept us?
I’ve seen the work our hands have done
Crazy shameful moments
Time wasters, life suckers
Criminals, hypocrites
Murders, surfers.
Middle class mums
And high class dads
Working class aunts
And vagabond uncles.
Brothers and sisters lost and in pain
Wandering feet and wandering spirits
Life with incredible limits.
Boundaries and walls
I can’t imagine how they can fall
How can your inexhaustible love
infiltrate into this pollution
into a world where you can be moving
yet few see you
and fewer seek you
Such disunity and helplessness
 But Lord I have seen your people
Connected, praying, loving
Not judging.
I have seen their passion for you
Their love for your people
Who have answered your call
And stayed true to your word and work
I have seen hearts break with love for these people
And I have seen hearts mended here
I have seen people walk in humility
Walking ever closer to you
They have their eyes on the goal
And are solid in their foundations
Based upon the one true Cornerstone
They are a living for you Lord
And you supply and bless
To the glory of your name
In response
I bring to you my life in praise.


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