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Struggles of Pride

Grasping tightly to my skin So none would adventure inside For if they saw the real me They'd know of my struggles in pride For though my heart may give to the world My flesh tries to steal the show I know its different to display my weakness But I want the world to know I've become like Paul's own demonstration To do what I know I ought not Its a struggle playing this mascarade When I fear every second getting caught It's almost as if I feel invincible Being the only one deserving the toast When the realization is that without Christ I'd have nothing in which I could boast I want to be genuinely loving And not always all about me So God take my focus off my own being And advert my eyes to Thee Please Lord, humble me in your way only Bring me down from my high horse For only you can save this simulation Before it becomes any worse So witness my confession written down I'm sick of acting with arrogance Correct and rebuke the spirit in depth And destroy this haughty like prance Take back my craved mirrored obsession ego Where behind the faux alter i'd hide Weld up in life a new spirit within Without all the struggles of pride

Copyright © | Year Posted 2012

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Date: 5/13/2012 10:09:00 PM
Very, very, very beautiful...Jessica this is a beautiful written poem here..well said it.
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