by Debbie OConnor
2/08/2007 / Poetry
Layer upon layer
Sin cocoons me
I hide beneath lies
Lies I tell
Lies I believe
Deep down a spark
Of life is birthed within
The blood of Christ
With ardent desire I stumble
Trying to follow my Lord
Encumbered by the grave clothes
That still disguise this new creation
Accused and condemned
Reluctantly I exchange my
Comfortable sinful ways
Moment by moment I listen
Trying to hear
Longing to obey
Falling into Him
I face my wretchedness
I am stripped
And clothed in His righteousness
Debbie O'Connor lives just north of New Orleans with her husband, Jim, and their two children. Jesus has been her savior for 18 years. Contact Debbie at email@example.com.
Copyright 2008 Debbie O'Connor
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