FREE CHRISTIAN REPRINT ARTICLES
Christian Articles for All of your Publishing Needs!
LIKE US
Translate this Page Here








HOME
Free Daily Devotional
and Verse for Your
Website or Blog

FOR WRITERS

Member Login
Submit Articles
Manage Articles
Writer Benefits
Author Terms
Writer Help
More Writer Help
FOR READERS

Recent Articles
Browse Articles
Search Articles
Search Writers
FOR PUBLISHERS

Ezines / Email Alerts
Manage Subscriptions
Terms of Service
MORE ARTICLES
ON OUR MAIN SITE










Word Count: 233 Use Article For Free Send Article To Friend Print Article

Be Yourself
by Angela M. Baker-Bridge  
11/09/2007 / Self Help


"Be yourself!" she said.
The very words I dread.
What does she know of me?
Most others, only flaws can see.

"Stand tall and smile more.
""Walk slowly through this door."
"Don't ask, just come this way."
"Listen-up or the price you'll pay!"

Everyone knows what I must do.
Always trying to make me anew.
Acceptable I'm not to anyone.
I want to hide, or should I run?

Rules, rules, everywhere.
Checking out I do not dare.
It's got to end. It's got to stop.
I cannot face another cop.

"Be yourself!" she said.
Didn't she know my dream was dead?
Is it really not too late?
Can I still attain my fate?

Many will become unnerved.
Wondering how I could've swerved.
Truthfully, they do not know.
To them, "myself," I never show.

"Be yourself!" she said.
What's pounding, heart or head?
If she believes, there might be more!
Such a thought I must explore.

The world's not flat, but very round.
Columbus knew, then history found.
The crowds 'round him weren't right.
Alone, he took his dream to flight.

Shouldn't my dreams also thrive?
Do I have the skill and drive?
If God could love me, shouldn't I?
It's time I laugh no more to cry!

Do I know where to start?
Maybe listen to my heart?
"Be yourself!" she said.
No better path, could I be led.

© 07-10-1998

________________________________

Married to a minister for 30-yrs, Angela has two sons, a daughter-in-law, and two grandsons. She's passionately creative with a versatile portfolio. Out of hurt and pain, Angela writes from her heart and life. She touches others as she gives God the glory. She married a former pastor in '03.

Article Source: http://www.faithwriters.com-CHRISTIAN WRITERS
If you died today, are you absolutely certain that you would go to heaven? You can be! Click here and TRUST JESUS NOW

Read more articles by Angela M. Baker-Bridge  

Like reading Christian Articles? Check out some more options. Read articles in Main Site Articles, Most Read Articles or our highly acclaimed Challenge Articles. Read Great New Release Christian Books for FREE in our Free Reads for Reviews Program. Or enter a keyword for a topic in the search box to search our articles.






HTML Guestbook is loading comments...



JOIN US at FaithWriters for Free. Grow as a Writer and Spread the Gospel.


The opinions expressed by authors do not necessarily reflect the opinion of FaithWriters.com.

Hire a Christian Writer, Christian Writer Wanted, Christian Writer Needed, Christian Content Needed
Find a Christian Editor, Hire a Christian Editor, Christian Editor, Find a Christian Writer



Main FaithWriters Site | Acceptable Use Policy

By using this site you agree to our Acceptable Use Policy .

© FaithWriters.com. All rights reserved.


FaithWriters.com Free Reprint Articles - Your place for Christian articles, Christian poems, Christian stories and much more.