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    I'M A CHRISTIAN By C.S.Wimmer

    WHEN I SAY, "I AM A CHRISTIAN"

    When I say, "I am a Christian"
    I'm not shouting, "I’ve been saved!"
    I'm whispering, "I get lost sometimes
    That's why I chose this way"

    When I say, "I am a Christian"
    I don't speak with human pride
    I'm confessing that I stumble
    Needing God 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 pray for strength to carry on

    When I say, "I am a Christian"
    I'm not bragging of success
    I'm admitting that I've failed
    And cannot ever pay the debt

    When I say, "I am a Christian"
    I don't think I know it all
    I submit to my confusion
    Asking humbly to be taught

    When I say, "I am a Christian"
    I'm not claiming to be perfect
    My flaws are all too visible
    But God believes I'm worth it

    When I say, "I am a Christian"
    I still feel the sting of pain
    I have my share of heartache,
    Which is why I seek His name

    When I say, "I am a Christian"
    I do not wish to judge
    I have no authority
    I only know I'm loved

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    Last edited by KimAtFertilityAuthority; 11-24-2014 at 11:08 AM. Reason: Copyright concerns; not authored by Maya Angelou


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    Amen!!!!


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    Wow - thank you for sharing that!
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    Thanks so much for sharing! I really enjoyed that!!


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    That was great! I have never heard that before. I'll print that one.
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    Wow how powerful! I love that! ((HUGS))
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    Love the poem!


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