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Let Us Live Cream
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By Geneva Poynter
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Let Us Live Cream

Folks talk cream but just live skim milk...

So said a famous preacher.

For some the words just flow like silk,

The tongue, their foremost feature.


Lips may utter spiritual words,

May sound like top grade cream,

Put forth music like singing birds,

Just as easy as a dream.


Let us not speak "with forked tongue,"

But ask our God to cleanse

Our own secret faults which have sprung

From our life's distorted lens.


Lord, harmonize our walk and talk.

Work deep within our hearts.

Grow us strong and don't let us balk

When the devil throws his darts.



"May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart

 be pleasing in Your sight, O Lord, my Rock and my Redeemer."

Psalm 19:14



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Submitted: Sunday, February 21, 2010

Last Updated: Sunday, February 21, 2010

About the Poet
I asked Jesus to be my Savior when I was 11 - that was almost 70 years ago as of June 2015. My husband and I had been married for 54 years as of March 2010 before he went Home to Heaven, and we have one son & daughter in law and 3 grandchildren.

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