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    The Only Way

    There is only one way

    To know and love God

    One that may be bumpy and indistinct at first

    But it does smooth out

    The more one trusts and travels it

     

    And while it demands everything of us

    And isn't all that popular or embraced

    By those who prefer to go along with the crowd

    It is the best and surest way to find happiness

    And freedom from fear, anxiety, sin

    And all the bad feelings we've ever suffered

     

    It isn't the politically correct way

    Nor does it lead to instant riches

    Or worldly success

     

    Though they were originally based

    And founded upon its Precepts

    Most religions don't really trust in

    And teach it anymore

     

    Why?

     

    Because the Way is the only way

    To get to heaven

    And to believe and say such a thing in today's world

    Is to invite the kind of dissatisfaction

    That inspires unenlightened parishioners

    To vote for politicians who are doing their best

    To destroy the faith in Jesus Christ

    Upon which the only Way is built and sustained

     

     

    John Christopher

     

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