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I Was Wanting to Talk to You!
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By James Pemberton
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I Was Wanting to Talk to You!


I stopped by to see you the other day.

But you seemed busy, and walked way…


I was wanting a few minutes together?

After all, you’re my next door neighbor…


I suppose  many people are in a “tizzy…”

Going “here and there…” 

Everyone’s just “too busy” to

take time to care.


Do people that go to church act the same way?

Too busy to give someone

“the time of day?”


Perhaps we can talk some other time…

I hope there’s a few extra

 minutes you can find.


I have a need that I was hoping to share.

I simply was going to ask you for some prayer.


I hope this message rings loud and clear…

When I need help, please don’t “disappear…”


Should I just stay put?

And not “bother” anybody?

Everyone’s just “too busy.” 

 Yes.  Everybody!


                                              Maybe I’ll go my separate way.

Maybe we’ll “catch up” soon.  Someday…


I heard of Jesus.  I was told he’s my friend…

I was told he’ll be there for me

again and again.


If Jesus stops by…  I want to listen…

There’s nothing from him I want to be missin’!


He’s my friend! Which, I can now see!

He’s always there… 

To spend time with ME!


By Jim Pemberton   08/12/15


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Submitted: Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 12, 2015

About the Poet
I and my wife have 4 grown children and currently live in the Pacific Northwest. I've spent much of my life doing volunteer work in the food distribution for the needy among local churches. Many of the poems I've written are a reflection of times of adversity as a reminder of God's love and faithfulness. I've found many opportunities to share my poems with those who are hurting and discouraged. I'm thankful for the reports of many of the poems touching people's lives. I hope that the poems included on Wordchimes will touch and bless your life too!

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