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Love one another as Jesus has loved us.

  Jealousy, the green-eyed monster Oozing up from my battered soul Bruised by lack, insecurity Fearing not being good enough ***** Compliments never satisfied Achievements gradually faded Nothing silenced the emptiness Shouting you are a nobody ***** Seeking validation, esteem I chased the American dream Accumulating possessions Knowledge, college degrees, careers ***** Husband’s promotions, gross …

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Plunging deeply into the well of yesteryear Memories of sorrow and joy flood my indebted soul Decades submerged in stubborn rebellion and sin Meaningless blame games, pity parties, settling of scores ***** Chasing whatever would silent the emptiness Until that summer day when Love flooded my prison cell Immersing my heart in amazing, divine grace …

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Tears streaming down Standing with weak arms upraised Shame, fear no more Submerged in consuming love ***** How can this be I and my dirty secrets A sinful past Forgiven for evermore ***** Who is this God Opening my prison doors Breaking the chains Healing my callous, cold heart ***** Now child of God Glorious …

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