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Christians

Posted on: Viernes 26 agosto 2005

When I say… “I am a Christian”
I’m not shouting “I’m clean livin’.”
I’m whispering “I was lost,
Now I’m found and forgiven.”

When I say… “I am a Christian”
I don’t speak of this with pride.
I’m confessing that I stumble
and need Christ to be my guide.

When I say… “I am a Christian”
I’m not trying to be strong.
I’m professing that I’m weak
And need His strength to carry on.

When I say… “I am a Christian”
I’m not bragging of success.
I’m admitting I have failed
And need God to clean my mess.

When I say… “I am a Christian”
I’m not claiming to be perfect,
My flaws are far too visible
But, God believes I am worth it.

When I say… “I am a Christian”
I still feel the sting of pain.
I have my share of heartaches
So I call upon His name.

When I say… “I am a Christian”
I’m not holier than thou,
I’m just a simple sinner
Who received God’s good grace, somehow.

by Maya Angelou

1 Response to "Christians"

Hi! How are ya? Sorry it’s been a while– I get busy, ya know? That is (for the most part, in my opinion) a nice poem– I am very critical (like most people) when it comes to religious things/sentiments because it’s a touchy topic, but I’m so happy for you that it is a positive and close thing for you. Oh, and thanks for putting my boy (pastisboy) as one of your links! 😉 -L

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