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I Asked

I asked the Lord to keep me, He said child I am near
I will never leave you, you have nothing to fear.

I asked the Lord for wisdom for surely I had none
He said, since you seek me, consider it as done.

I asked the Lord to love me, He said child don't you know,
It was I who loved you most, as I watched you grow

I ask the Lord for a companion for when I grow old
He said flesh will grow weary and lips will turn cold

I asked the Lord to save me, He said your burdens I do bare,
my kingdom is forever, for those who hold me up in prayer

I asked the Lord to quiet the storm that raged inside
He stood by the waters and spread his arms out wide

I asked the Lord for forgiveness upon my bent knee
He said from the wages of sin, it is I who set you free

I thanked the Lord for the healing that seeped from every pore
He said that's just a sample of what I have in store

The praise I reined upon Him for making me complete
He said the devil has no power, with me, he can't compete

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  1. Date: 4/7/2011 10:26:00 AM
    Stopping in to read some of your excellent poetry today Karla. Hope to stop back again soon and read some more. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/13/2010 11:46:00 PM
    Thank you for supporting my contest Karla .rgds Brian

  1. Date: 6/13/2010 3:31:00 PM
    Wow.....Another Awesome Write......Larry