Black Poetry : Didn't Go to Church today!

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  1. msluciousb

    msluciousb Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I didn't go to church today
    But still I stopped to meditate
    and pray
    That God would bless me on
    my way
    For I still had a servants job
    today

    I didn't go to church today
    But on his words I meditate
    and pray
    That his precepts will guide me
    all the way
    Cause I am dealing with "Black
    folks " today.

    I got my self in a leadership position
    When actually I just wanted to serve
    Other's laughed cause they knew my
    dillema. But they would rather take
    a pass.
    I am not a lazy person, always making
    myself available.
    Not just sitting on my ***.

    But, as my mother often tells me look
    to him who gives and not to man.
    Today I finally understand.
    Over 100 members strong.
    I struggle with my organization
    all month long.
    Meetings, deadlines, dinners and
    fundraisers.
    It's more like pulling teeth.
    But, if God wanted someone who
    gave up easily.
    He wouldn't have sent me.

    I didn't go to church today
    But all this day I know I will pray
    Lord, let them be on time.
    Lord, don't let them stress my mind.
    Lord, let them do what they said.
    And Lord when it's over just let me
    get to my bed.
    I take my responsibilities serious
    I guess that's why yesterday I was
    somewhat furious
    That the membership had so many
    excuses
    And some of them were guilty of
    serious abuses.

    I didn't go to church today.
    But I didn't forget to give.
    And I didn't forget to pray.
    BJS(C)2002:angel1:
     
  2. Da Street So'ja

    Da Street So'ja Banned MEMBER

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    it's where you heart is
    and yours is in the right place
    that's all the counts

    peace
    feeling the poet
     
  3. msluciousb

    msluciousb Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Just had to revisit this one...

    Life is like a buffet, take what you will, leave some
    for the rest, and try not to sneeze while your doing
    it!
    Blessings On Your House!
     
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    MzBlkAngel Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    i am feelin you on dis...
    flow on coz i likes it:angel1:
     
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    welll....I wasnt even aware of Destee when ya wrote this one lol :)
    but GURL do I understand...
    too many that do go to church go for all the wrong reasons...
    many are quick to forget HE came for the sinners NOT the saints...and church is just a hospital for the hurting...:)
     
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    if God wanted someone who
    gave up easily.
    He wouldn't have sent me. - mslusciousb

    You embody the church sister, amen...
     
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    angelicsage Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    that's what it's all about
    that personal relationship
    with the father...
    a covenant...that exist
    beyond the doors of the church
    ...oh and that leadership thing
    I can soooo relate...I think my
    blood pressure began to rise
    as I read you, lol

    Peace, Blessings and Strength
    love the message in this...
     
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    cherryblossom Banned MEMBER

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    This piece is touching yet also humorous in its descriptive realities.

    You had me saying, "Amen!" and "Yes, Lawd" as I read it.

    But just stick to your guns, Sister. God will see you through.
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    nicely script here.......
     
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