WE BACKDATE OURSELVES

In this modern day

We oft try to slip away…

To earlier times

When we knew the signs,

In hindsight, anyway!

So easy to second guess,

The decision causing stress…

Forward forging

Encouraging,

Isn’t always when we’re at our best.

Someday we can take

A look back in our wake…

Now look ahead

As the Lord said,

Live life because souls are at stake!

By souls, I mean your own

And those that you have born…

Setting each freed

From false identity,

Prepared to meet God one Morn!

–Jonathan Caswell

 

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About Jonathan Caswell

Poet, author, servant of God the Heavenly father and the Lord Jesus Christ...working out his salvation with fear and trembling. - Not trusting in his own deeds, but depending totally upon the finished sacrificial work of Jesus Christ to be, by God's reckoning, a new creature, clothed in Christ's righteousness...which mortal humankind can never attain by their own weak efforts, apart from faith in Christ's work on our behalf. - College-educated, yet wise enough to see that what a man does will not be his ultimate identity nor affect how God sees him or her. - Called by God to do a very difficult thing...apart from God's grace, mercy and strength...to love the sinner (which we all--by nature--are) but hate the sin, which is only paid through Christ, God's Son, - My own God-given gift is that of being a Poet..showing that in all parts of life...God has a loving part in it...as hard as that is to always understand or perceive...given life's realities! Come join me on my journey of discovery?.

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