Tuesday, December 29, 2015

More fully Christ-like – v2

I wanted to lash out
to defend my family
for the ignorant words
the slings and arrows
falling on them
How we were judged by appearance
on anger, opinion only
their facts and figures
their bile spewed
falling on us

I need to be forgiving
to choose to walk away
to be more fully Christ-like
in my words, my actions
to not lash out
not joining in the argument
mine not the voice
to right this wrong
I am choosing to walk away
I leave it to God.

edited May 12, 2014
I am not fully Christ-like
edited May 12, 2014
I am not truly Christian
May 12, 2014
you can’t truly be Christian
May 12, 2014
More fully Christ-like
negative language overheard
May 9, 2014
Matthew 11:19
“’Facial’ Profiling”
devotion by Jase Robertson
for May 10, 2014
read May 10, 2014
Duck Commander Daily Devotional
compiled by Alan Robertson

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