I am what I am* by the Lord’s gracious gesture:
Adopted child of God, imparted with divine nature
Beloved daughter of parents who raised me by loving nurture
Cared for and caring sibling around Christian family culture
Directed volunteer toward ministerial faith-venture…
Empowered prayer-warrior for triumphant temptation flight
Forgiven sinner fulfilled by Christ’s peace delight
Governed Gospel-proclaimer bearing redemption light
Health-conscious vegetarian along ideal weight plight
Illumined Bible-reader against skepticism’s blight…
Joyous sister, partner, mother striving to be a blessing and encouragement
Kind-hearted convert trusting the Holy Spirit’s enablement
Loyal lover as first loved by the Saviour with divine endearment
Mercy-granted recipient engaged in sharing, full of enjoyment
Nourished soulwinner over famishing worldly entanglement…
Optimistic life-builder prioritizing spirituality
Persevering social worker for children’s welfare-prosperity
Quickened believer of the Scriptures against self-righteous religiosity
Rescued hell-bound lawbreaker striving now to please the Almighty
Strengthened full-time church worker serving thru Jesus’ capacity…
Thankful teacher, writer, poet advocating responsible communication
Upheld victor in discipling, anchored upon virtuous instruction
Worshipful xenial congregant who praises the Creator with jubilant adoration
Young-at-heart adult defying, yet succumbing to aging manifestation
Zealous labourer in the Master’s kingdom with brethren’s inspiration.
*1Corinthians 15:10 But by the grace of God I am what I am: and his grace which was bestowed upon me was not in vain; … not I, but the grace of God which was with me.
May 8, 2020
3rd place, "I AM: A LIST BIO CHALLENGE" Poetry Contest
Sponsored by Andrea Dietrich; judged on 5/25/2020.
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