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Laurie Gustafson @childofjesus (United States)
Eden is what we once knew the world is what we know now There s no going back to Eden. But this world isn t our home either, We were weren t meant to live in this world with pain we created for Eden but now that we have left Eden there s no going... read more
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Laurie Gustafson @childofjesus (United States)
Revelation 24 I know your deeds and your toil and perseverance, and that you cannot tolerate evil men, and you put to the test those who call themselves apostles, and they are not, and you found them to be false; and you have perseverance and have... read more
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Laurie Gustafson @childofjesus (United States)
This is nothing fancy just a love song I wrote to Jesus when I was at camp. The first half I wrote 8172011 the second half on 82111. Looking into Your eyes I see That you39;ll always take me back. Jesus I love You. Everywhere I look I39;m... read more
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Laurie Gustafson @childofjesus (United States)
The hardest part, Is saying goodbye. As the journey continues, And times moves on Still I know; The hardest part is saying goodbye Knowing, you39;re leaving loved ones behind, Yet moving forward with every breath. If you see them again on earth If... read more
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Laurie Gustafson @childofjesus (United States)
quot;Just love them like Jesus, carry them to Him His yoke is easy, His burden is light You don39;t need the answers to all of life39;s questions Just know that He loves them and stay by their side Love them like Jesusquot; One of the hardest... read more
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Laurie Gustafson @childofjesus (United States)
Everything39;s scary When you39;re facing the shadows And you39;re living in the lies So just open your eyes. Open your eyes And realize That you39;re living in the shadows And you39;re listening to the lies. Shadows and lies Truth and light... read more
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Laurie Gustafson @childofjesus (United States)
Butterflies don39;t give up, Your wings are heavy with the pain You39;ve been standing in the rain. Yet you39;re still so dry and thirsty, Longing for just a little bit of love But you39;re so far; looking down from above Just spread your... read more
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Laurie Gustafson @childofjesus (United States)
This is a poem I wrote with some edits. The original was written July 21, 2011. The edits are noted. I act strong when I am weak, Brave when I39;m afraid Sometimes I39;m afraid to even speak. Added July 24, 2011. I smile when I39;m broken I try... read more
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Laurie Gustafson @childofjesus (United States)
Prayer Write truth on my heart; if it39;s written on my hands it will get covered up by the dirt. Message God spoke Show off your orginial poems without any edits; I didn39;t edit you after Icreated you. I made you and said you are good. Poem... read more
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Laurie Gustafson @childofjesus (United States)
Break through the lies Break the deception in my life Show me truth; show me love I need You by my side. When I look into the mirror I see ugliness and shame I hear lies instead of the truth I see shattered pieces And my shattered past. Help me get... read more
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Laurie Gustafson @childofjesus (United States)
I won39;t let go. Words engraved on a ring Hold such power and meaning A promise and a peace. Through life Through death And every trial He is faithful. When we39;re scared to death A reminder He39;s always there And He will never ever let go read more
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Laurie Gustafson @childofjesus (United States)
Why do I feel like I have to measure up? Like I39;m not good enough. Like I39;m just another face in the crowd When I know I39;m Your beloved. Keep tryin39; for perfection When I39;m Your reflection. I need You Need You here To pull me... read more
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Laurie Gustafson @childofjesus (United States)
The only way out Is in The only way in is out. You39;re trapped beneath the pain Stuck between the past and the future Can39;t live in this moment here He39;s standing there But you keep searching. Been down this road before It39;s where I... read more
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Laurie Gustafson @childofjesus (United States)
God I want to give You my life Know You so much deeper than before To not only hear You whispering But to see You dancing over me. I don39;t deserve Your grace But You give it freely to me I don39;t want to serve the enemy I want to be Yours and... read more
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Laurie Gustafson @childofjesus (United States)
A lady walks in Shattered and clothing torn Slips in, back row Her life falling apart. Another lady walks in Rich and quot;blessedquot; Her head held high. The pastor takes the stage And says There are a million things Waging for your souls But only... read more
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Laurie Gustafson @childofjesus (United States)
We spend our lives searching for our happy ending When it39;s all about the story Life has pain And life has rain Loved ones die Before we say goodbye We open are heart And then fall apart Searching for our happy ending We walk away with pain When... read more
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Laurie Gustafson @childofjesus (United States)
I try so hard To be someone I39;m not Fit into the image of a perfect Hide my heart that39;s marred. Look into the mirror Am I thin enough for them? Wear the right clothes Then they won39;t see What I39;m hiding underneath My scars and my... read more
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Laurie Gustafson @childofjesus (United States)
You stand up in church You cry at the altar Say you39;re done living life your way But then you walk out into the world. Solid ground or sinking sand? You can39;t live to please both Jesus and the world Are you clinging to His hand? 39;Cause... read more
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Laurie Gustafson @childofjesus (United States)
Come back to the garden Where we first met I want to speak to you again When you first looked into My eyes Come back to the garden where you first ran away Come and let a new journey begin. To the place where living water flows Where you can see My... read more
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Laurie Gustafson @childofjesus (United States)
You doubt who you could be The road hard to see And the glory within As each new day begins The journey is long But have you heard His song? All you hear is lies But put your mind at ease Take off your disguise Let Him fill your soul again. Everything... read more
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Laurie Gustafson @childofjesus (United States)
This is not the full telling of how it happened. This is just a poem I wrote based off something I heard someone speak and a vision God showed me. It39;s putting myself back in time as if I were following Him all the way to the cross. Written from... read more
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Laurie Gustafson @childofjesus (United States)
Enter the garden Find the treasure Come alive again. Standing at the garden gate Hear the most beautiful sound Peek in through the fence And see only ordinary ground. A sign on the door quot;All are welcome Those who come to Me.quot; quot;Come to... read more
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Laurie Gustafson @childofjesus (United States)
You39;re not too far gone There39;s still hope waiting for you Calling out your name. He loves you with unending love And He39;s calling you back home You39;re not too far gone. Not too far away from home Not too far away from the blessing... read more
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Laurie Gustafson @childofjesus (United States)
The cost The things you give up to follow Him You hear all about the price And you wonder is worth it? But have you seen the treasure? What He gave up to find you. The field in which He bought. Have you seen His love? Looked into His eyes. They tell... read more
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Laurie Gustafson @childofjesus (United States)
Are you listening To what He has to say Are you seeking His face? Every word filled with power Yet spoken so softly to your heart. Are you listening, Or just passing by? Will you be still, Or will His still small voice get drowned out by your noise?... read more
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