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I'm writing you this letter though my hands are stained
Noone knows me better and father I'm ashamed.
I haven't done my best I haven't even tried
I stand before you now filled with ignorance and pride.
I said that I believed I praised your holy name
knowing all the while, my faith in you had waned.
Theres not one commandment that I haven't broken
father I have cursed you, what foul words I have spoken.
I pray that you have not given up on me
for only through your grace will I know eternity.
How it must have pained you nailed upon your cross
when those who claimed to love you
proved their love was false.
I'm humbled by your strengh
for you were not afraid you gladly gave your life
so your children could be saved.
To give to you my thanks, could never be enough
instead I'll do my best to worship you with love.
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