Did you ever get down on your knees

and ask God " Oh, please, please?"


I know he hears my hearts lament

and hears my plans for good intent


Just want forgiveness so bad

for whatevers making my heart sad


Was it something I did in yesteryear?

Thinking of all the things, I shed a tear


I've done some things I can't take back 

Forgiveness of self is what I lack


The Lord will give me Hope and strength

Only He knows my trials and their length


I feel lost in the wilderness of life

Just so young to feel hopelessness and strife


Just want to smile and laugh again

Only He knows what a trial it's truly been


  • orchidee

    A fine and true write Christina. Erm, I'm going to say the opposite almost to D - reaching out to One outside of ourselves for help. Or if looking within, looking to His Spirit within us for His help.

    • Christina8

      Thanks so much orchidee for your wonderful reply! I really appreciate it and your kind advice.

    • Shadowbox15

      Such a beautiful story of repentance.

      • Christina8

        Thank you very much Shadowbox!

      • BRIAN & ANGELA

        WHISPER a Prayer in the Mornin'
        WHISPER a Prayer at Noon
        WHISPER a Prayer in the Evenin'
        To keep your Heart in Tune
        Remember GOD is listen'
        Mornin' ~ Noon & Night
        And GOD answers 24/7 ~ AMEN

        Thanks for sharin' CHRISTINA
        I'm Prayin' with you & for you

        Hugs in the SPIRIT ~ BRIAN

        • Christina8

          Thank you very much Brian! I really appreciate the poem/reply! Thanks for the prayers! Hugs back in the spirit--Christina

          • BRIAN & ANGELA

            THANKS CHRIS & GOODNIGHT ~ It's gone midnight here ! Heavenly Hugs ~ BRIAN @@@@@@@

          • Accidental Poet

            Forgiving yourself is always the hardest to do especially if you continue to re-live your guilt. Let go of your guilt Christina and then forgiveness will be within reach. Beautifully expressed poem.

            • Christina8

              Thank you so much AP. I appreciate your kind advice! And the compliment. Thanks again!!

            • Goldfinch60

              In this life we do many things that we regret but God does not bear grudges, we need to accept these things ourselves and then move on, the future is always bright, move forward towards the light.
              Good strong write Christina, you are in my prayers.

              • Christina8

                Thanks so much GF for the prayers and the advice. I appreciate it more than you know!

              • LaurašŸŒ»

                Your well written poem is so relatable! It resonates loud and clear! I know it must be difficult, but you have to find the strength to forgive yourself! Only then you will find peace and live your life to the fullest!
                I wish you all the best!


                • Christina8

                  Thanks Laura! I do appreciate the advice!

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