© 2011 Found in being lost

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    I am not a very religious person and Im not a bible beater but I know there is truth in Christ and the word. This is a true story. I flipped through the bible and randomly stopped on this verse......"The lost are chosen by Christ". This one line has changed my life by helping me to realize that it is ok to be lost because how else would I find the Way. Being accepted and loved used to be something I really needed but I realized then with those words that I had to do that for myself. In doing this I am found, in trusting those words I am found. If you feel lost thats ok because even if you're lost you are never alone.

    © 2011 Found in being lost

    I was searching for a way to feel alive
    driving all the dead ends and avenues
    burning gas, left were fumes as I'd drive
    latched on to my being, sycophantic blues.

    Sitting in my chair relishing the fire's flames
    listening to music from my misspent youth
    something seemed to whisper my name
    telling that I'd always held the truth.

    Next to me laying lonely on the lampstand
    was the book I'd modeled my life around
    I picked it up, flipping pages through hand
    started reading the place at random I'd found.

    My eyes beheld these precious loving words
    that burned as brightly as the embers in the fire
    I felt my soul rise as if upon wings of a bird
    tears streamed, realizing my foolish desires.

    I didnt venture far but I remember this line
    that said "the lost are chosen by Christ"
    I then understood forsakeness of all my time
    trials I'd gone through, a gift to help me rise.

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    Sali commented on © 2011 Found in being lost

    03-21-2011

    The meaning is clear, beautiful synapse of revelation. You don't have to be a bible beater to realize that Christ speaks to the hearts of man :)

    Luwonda commented on © 2011 Found in being lost

    03-10-2011

    I really admire this narrative poem; how you were searching for some life's answers and you found it through sincerely seeking inspiration by rhythmic expression.

    Insideme

    03/20/2011

    You know, it is when I am lost that I am found because ordinarily when the waters are still I dont see the miracles in life. When the seas are rough I find the strength, hope and courage that lies within my faith. thank you for commenting.

    Poetry is not the expression of personality but an escape from personality.

    T. S. Eliot (1888-1965) American-English poet and playwright.

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