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Left Behind

Running around with much to do Not even time to watch the news My job, dance recitals, ball games and such My day's are chaos and hectic with much When I roll from bed and feet hit the floor Running in circles to get out the door Constantly in a hurry running to and fro A demanding world, always on the go I believe in Jesus, His promises too He will understand that I have much to do My bible awaits me while covered in dust Tonight I will read, I know I must No time to pray or read his word Tonight before bed I will speak to my Lord Night has come, I must first read the gossip Scrolling by the words of God's own prophets. I will come back to the word, I promise I will As sleep creeps upon me and exhaustion I feel Awake to the chaos and stress of a new day Reflecting back to last night, I forgot to pray Sounds and visions coming from the sky I shrug my shoulders and continue to drive Earthquakes, floods and fiery plains Scientist on the radio trying to explain No knowledge of what true prophecy holds Leaning to my own understanding and what I have been told Just coincidence, a freak of nature they say With fancy words and false wisdom they explain it away Maybe I will call my momma, it has been way too long The phone rings and rings, where has she gone A stressful day, her voice of wisdom, I long to hear As I search for her and her sweet voice far and near Nowhere, not nowhere can she be found When outside my door a chaotic sound I run to my door to see my neighbors all about The names of their loved ones, they scream and shout What is happening, as I turn on my TV The world missing loved ones just like me My mind in confusion, my heart racing in my chest Where is my sweet momma and all the rest Her teachings came back to me, with the snap of a finger Be prepared, looking up, watching always, never to linger Could it be, has Christ come as a thief in the night Has my angelic momma and all the others taken their flight Left behind, in fear and disbelief, at the tv I stare A voice came to me, my child, the signs were all there Your life became filled with all the world had to offer Time with me, you had no time to bother What lies ahead for me, I tremble in fear There is no escape from the horror so near Oh my God, for my selfishness, what is the cost As demons surround me, my soul forever lost Written by: Donetta Harless August 20, 2015

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Date: 7/17/2016 11:09:00 AM
Excellent write...we must always put God first even when we face exhaustion at night. This is a great reminder of that. Pray and read his word every chance we get. :)
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Donetta Harless
Date: 7/17/2016 7:33:00 PM
Thank you!
Date: 7/16/2016 8:25:00 PM
such a powerful message... well done...
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Donetta Harless
Date: 7/16/2016 8:45:00 PM
Thank you!