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By Peter O
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"Who do you say me to be?" Matthew 16:15



Kingdom's First Seed;
Mankind's Spring;
Salvation's Seal;

The Artist
Who pigments our souls
With His Love.


Whose Eyes never burn out the flame;
Whose Brow never wears despair's woe;
Whose Words never field a desert.


The gnaw of self-gluttony
Is just not in Him; nor,
The soot of age's ashes
Just will not cover Him; nor,
In death's dust ditch
Will He ever be.


He is the Son of the Living God!

He is a Living God.

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Submitted: Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014

About the Poet
I am 79 years of age. For the past nine years I have been retired, after forty years, from the field of alcoholism and drug abuse in New York City. I am married and we have two grown sons and two grand-sons. My life changed through a grace-experience in 1967. Writing Christian prayers is a particular interest of mine. This came about by a growing awareness of the spiritual in recovery from addictions. I choose, intellectually and emotionally, to believe the Triune God of the Sared Scriptures as my Healer.

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