A Study in Perspectives Pt. 3 (Accusing and Forgiving)

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A Study in Perspectives Pt. 3 (Accusing and Forgiving)

Post by gordy » Fri Nov 26, 2004 7:28 am

A Study in Perspectives Pt. 3 (Accusing and Forgiving)


The little girl, head hung in shame
Hides her tears, tries to hides her pain
Intruding fingers, thrust where they don't belong
He has no right to do this wrong
He says he loves her each and every time
Daddy's abuse continues with no reason or rhyme

The young woman goes from one man to another
(and sometimes back)
Her view of love, distorted, warped and completely cracked
She now hangs her head, caught in adultery
The accusing throng thrust fingers at her and point and scream
"He said he loved me," was all she would say
The angry mob grabs her, as the man silently slips away

He stands silently still as the noisy mob arrives
Rabbi, Teacher, Master, Messiah slowly raises his eyes
Bending down, His finger He thrusts
Once again into the dead lifeless dust
With an artist's precision He reveals the sins of each accusing soul
Tracing a little faster with the drop of each sinner's stone

His forgiving words and beautiful smile
Made her life, for the first time, all seem worthwhile
When she looked in the sand, she saw all along
He had been rewriting her lifestory into a wonderful song
As He brushed away her tears with fingers so kind, so real
She finally learned how, "I love you" is supposed to look and feel
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Persistence is my sword

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Post by Gillian » Fri Nov 26, 2004 2:25 pm

Thank you Gordy. Truly.

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Post by gordy » Wed Dec 22, 2004 7:41 am

:mrgreen: i thought this one would get more comments, but hey......im persistent.....i'll just keep bringin it up until it has about twenty smiley face bumps then it will look like it has lots of comments.......lol..... :mrgreen:
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My Jesus hung out with thieves and sluts and liars, which Jesus do you worship?

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Perfection is my enemy
Procrastination is his cohort
Persistence is my sword

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Post by gordy » Wed Dec 22, 2004 7:42 am

my wife said the first stanza is a little harsh......she didnt say "too" harsh but i think she might have been thinking that.....whatdyall think? :mrgreen:
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My Jesus hung out with thieves and sluts and liars, which Jesus do you worship?

---Todd Agnew


Perfection is my enemy
Procrastination is his cohort
Persistence is my sword

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Post by heinzs » Wed Dec 22, 2004 8:56 am

I think it's marvelously put together. Perhaps it might fare better in the "mature" forum... it's possible people aren't expecting something with this kind of impact in the "general" area. Just a thought.

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Post by Richard taylor » Wed Dec 22, 2004 9:49 am

hi gordy i posted one for my mam on here [the last time ] its now on page two or three no replies it was a personal poem and song sometimes people just feel uneasy replying to personal writes, this holds power and a very great sadness
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Post by Gillian » Wed Dec 22, 2004 6:32 pm

How do you forgive yourself?
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Post by gordy » Mon Dec 27, 2004 7:55 am

you forgive yourself by realizing that you are not perfect and that you are allowed to make mistakes :mrgreen: you realize that if god forgave you and he is wiser than you or me :mrgreen: so surely if he says you are forgivable then hey, he must be right :mrgreen:
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My Jesus hung out with thieves and sluts and liars, which Jesus do you worship?

---Todd Agnew


Perfection is my enemy
Procrastination is his cohort
Persistence is my sword

---Gordy

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Post by Tom Watson » Mon Dec 27, 2004 9:22 am

Well written and well spoken my friend.
A touching poem that reaches to the very soul, beyond mind, giving one the need to ponder the words, delaying any comment that would seem so insignificant in the magnitude of what you have written.
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Post by DJaries » Mon Dec 27, 2004 11:52 pm

POWERFUL poem. The hairs on my arms stood up and also made me cry. This is beautiful in word and thought a masterpiece in my book!!!

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Post by Gillian » Wed Apr 27, 2005 9:10 am

May the Lord bless you and keep you.......

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Gordy..

Post by Debbie » Fri Jun 03, 2005 7:59 pm

This is a very powerful write Gordy... and forgiveness doesn't always come easy but when it does...it makes life so much easier...
God bless you for writing this.. many of us sure can relate to it... :bump:
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Post by gordy » Thu Jan 05, 2006 7:47 am

hows that forgiving thing going gillian???? :mrgreen:
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My Jesus hung out with thieves and sluts and liars, which Jesus do you worship?

---Todd Agnew


Perfection is my enemy
Procrastination is his cohort
Persistence is my sword

---Gordy

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Post by Debbie » Mon Nov 13, 2006 10:58 am

I read it again....and it sure reaching down to the heart..this was truly inspired by God for you to have penned this poem the way you did..and to be able to leave a message of such great magnitude.....I'm happy you pushed it up again..I pray many others will read this poem.. :bow: :bow: :hello:
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Re: A Study in Perspectives Pt. 3 (Accusing and Forgiving)

Post by nekot » Mon Jan 28, 2008 6:57 pm

Wow....lump in my throat... :crying:

Poignant Gordy.

That has always been one of my favorite accounts in the gospels. I never thought of her possible past though. I also grasp that the your entire poem still occurs today.

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