Tell Me - Poem

Tell Me
By BushMaid

Tell me what I am, Father.
Tell me what I am - 
For people see me differently
To what I feel I am.

Tell me what you see, Father.
Tell me what you see -
Goodness, love, tranquility,
Can you see these in me?

Tell me what you hear, Father.
Tell me what you hear - 
Words of love and words of strife,
Both fall upon your ear.

Tell me all my flaws, Father.
Tell me all my flaws -
My thoughts, words and fears in life
That flow with a wrong cause.

Show me what to change, Father.
Show me what to change -
So I can be more like you,
To sin I can be strange.

Show me how to live, Father.
Show me how to live -
To those in my life be true,
And that your love I give.

Show them who I am, Father.
Show them who I am -
Not good, not great, nor that wise;
That is not who I am.

Show them who you are, Father.
Show them who you are -
For my "good" is through your eyes:
The good in me, You are.

"[there is] none that doeth good, no, not one." - Psalm 14:13
"And they glorified God in me." - Galatians 1:24

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  1. Once again, all I can say is that you write such beautiful poems! Love you!

  2. Aw, thankyou my sweet Bek! *hugs* Love you too! xo

  3. Your poetry has gotten strong, both in form and theological depth, and this is a good example of that.

  4. Thankyou, Jonathan. It's encouraging that you see improvement. :)

  5. I just saw your scrolling random quotes. I love the Hogan's Hero quotes. :D

    *rerails* You make great poetry. :D

  6. *laughs* Thanks, Sui! I loved those quotes too, I just had to stick them there!

    And thankyou! I enjoy finding your comments. :D


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