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Looking Beyond

                     LOOKING BEYOND
                I look beyond my faults
                  And what do I see?
           The mistakes, the bad decision
                   That follows me.

              I look beyond my faults
               To control the stain of
               Guilt and shame that 
                   Hovers over me

                 I look beyond my faults
             Trying to push the tears away-
           Of my contempt and my dismayed

               I look beyond my faults-
             To gather a sense of reality.
                    But in the end
     Glory be to God, He is the gift that keeps
        On giving. The power, the might,
          He will make everything alrignt
           By looking beyond my faults



Copyright © Jeanette Priest | Year Posted 2012

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  1. Date: 12/19/2012 11:00:00 AM

    A belated but warm welcome to PoetrySoup I offer you this morning Jeanette. I wish for you the best in your writing endeavors whatever they may be. Hoping you find even more inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets. Thank you for sharing your writing with us and have a wonderful weekend. Love, Carol
  1. Date: 12/17/2012 9:47:00 AM

    Excellent! I feel the same. Thanks for sharing.
  1. Date: 12/9/2012 7:37:00 PM

    Perfect!!! An excellent example of what my last comment was referring to..keep writing!!! Regards INK-U-SCRIPT
  1. Date: 12/9/2012 2:46:00 PM

    Welcome to Poetry Soup, so nice to read your write today. Light & Love

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