Let me tell you a story of a life I lived, where mercy found me and gave me a gift

I was on a rough journey with no hope in sight, my life had no meaning only darkness, no light

Then one cold December with nowhere to go, I found myself walking when the weather turn to snow

As if luck were my friend, a sound called me in, to a meeting taking place amongst some friends

The warmth that I felt was from more than the stove, for the words that I heard brought a peace I hadn't known

Their talk was of one, that gave up his life, for the love of the lost, he paid this great price

These word were like food to a starving soul. I fell on my knees... this man... I must know

Those praying that day as I enter the church, gave all of their time so, I'd know his word

Then after hearing their story of an amazing grace, I lay down my life and joined His race

Though this is only a story I put to the pen, I wonder how many down and out, a friendship might win

About this poem

This poem allows me to put the most important things in life in perspective. My walk with our God and our need in life for each other.

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Submitted by baways on February 08, 2024

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Barry W Smith

I'm a Christian, husband, father and Bepa to one granddaughter. I live in the panhandle of Texas. more…

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