Church. Pep Rally?



Yay Team is Really Not the Posture...OK?
 

I have chafed at foolishness

And games played at the Church

Team spirit gone right o'er the top

And DVD's and "merch".

Stirred up with empowerment

And battle songs each time

Where the tender, broken-hearted

Saints who seek to climb.

But climb into Christ -likeness

With lowly stance and aid

Wearing garb of uprightness

Compassion Spirit-made.

Just step back please

From pep rallies

And grab hold of His Yoke

And Pastor give some warnings here

To Holy Life invoke.


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Written on March 06, 2018

Submitted by dougb.19255 on March 06, 2023

Modified by dougb.19255 on March 06, 2023

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Wayne Blair

Born in London. Graduated law 1976 Practised eleven years, Married Hilary 1974 Two kids Lauren 1980 And Jordan 1987. Business failed 1987. Moved not knowing whither. Happy hills of Waterloo Region. Mennonite Country. Thirty four years in Industry. No complaints. Poet, photographer, nature hiker. Harmonica busker. http://puffnchord7.blogspot.com/ more…

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