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A Beautiful Poem by Maya Angelou

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A Beautiful Poem by Maya Angelou
"When I say that 'I am a Christian', I am not shouting that 'I am clean living. I'm whispering, 'I was lost, but now I'm found and forgiven.'

When I say, 'I am a Christian', I don't speak of this with pride. I'm confessing that I stumble and need Christ to be my guide.

When I say, 'I am a Christian', I'm not trying to be strong. I'm professing that I'm weak and need His strength to carry on.

When I say, 'I am a Christian', I'm not bragging of success. I'm admitting I have failed and need God to clean my mess.

When I say, 'I am a Christian', I'm not claiming to be perfect. My flaws are far too visible, but God believes I am worth it.

When I say, 'I am a Christian', I still feel the sting of pain. I have my share of heartaches, so I call upon His name.

When I say, 'I am a Christian', I'm not holier than thou, I'm just a simple sinner who received God's good grace, somehow!"
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Re: [Allen4862] A Beautiful Poem by Maya Angelou In reply to
Good word, Allen. Thanks for posting. I will be reading it often!
Blessings ~ Sarah
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Re: [praizeop2] A Beautiful Poem by Maya Angelou In reply to
Thank you Sarah. I enjoyed it when I read it and couldn't resist sharing it here.