by Shakera Reid-Stewart
11/15/2007 / Poetry
I thought I knew my purpose, which seemed so clearly defined,
Then life took a whole new turn; now I feel like I want to leave it all behind.
What once made sense is now upside down,
Now all that I know produces stress and a frown.
I search so desperately for the right move to make,
I pray so earnestly for the right steps to take.
I long to see that light that often guides the way,
I long for the peace I once felt to come back to today.
Do I search for a new plan? Must I keep the old one and make do?
Is it in God's plan to just constantly change or to always look to something new?
Oh Lord, give me hope and a sign You must send,
A sign that will undoubtedly help me find myself again.
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Shakera Reid was born in Kingston, Jamaica and raised in Miramar, Florida. Her passion in life is counseling and educating youth. Hobbies include traveling, writing and watching movies. Her hope is to encourage others through her writing and to help them in their Christian walk.
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