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Do I Have a Big But?
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By Linda T. Reich
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Do I Have a Big But?

Is my "but" too big
For my own good?
I don't always do
The things that I should.

What God wants me to do
Isn't always easy,
"But" I don't think I can,
My stomach feels queasy.

"But" I can't do that God,
I'm really a wimp,
"But" I can't do that God,
My bad hip makes me limp.

So my "but" must get smaller
And I don't need a diet.
I will try to say yes God!
Yes, I think I will try it.

Just like Moses we don't feel qualified "but..."

 


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Submitted: Sunday, September 16, 2012

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014

About the Poet
I am a Christian wife, mother, and grandma of five, including twin granddaughters. I love to write poetry, take nature photos, and collect buttons. I have close to 30,000 buttons. I am retired after more than 30 years of senior care including 13 years working with Alzheimers residents. I've been writing poetry (like my mom) since I was little. I still have my first poem. It was in a card I gave to my dad. As an adult I prayed for the gift of encouragement and poetry. I think it's so important to encourage others in their faith and also unbelievers. God has brought me through so much and I am thankful for my salvation. I asked Jesus into my heart and have never regretted a single moment. It was a true blessing when 3 of my poems where published. One in a local newspaper and two in different magazines. You can also find me on my facebook page at Whispers of Hope/Linda T. Reich where I post short devotionals, my nature photos and poems. Thank you. ♥


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