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My Tomorrow

I was sick

You judged me

I lost my job

You judged

I lost my pregnancy

You judged me

 

And

Now that I am dying

You stand by my bedside

A constant judge.

 

Your eyes and words

Scream out at me, “ it’s your fault! It’s all your fault

That you are at the point of death!”

 

When did you change?

From lover and husband to judge

Where is the husband

That I married?

 

You have completely lost

Every form of empathy

For me.

 

I am speechless

Hurt and dumbfounded.

 

Lord,

I know that you love me

 

And as I pass through

The valley of the shadow

Of death

You are

My Father, husband, lover,

Friend, brother, comforter

Advocate, intercessor

Savior

And deliverer.

 

Your

Love gives me

The strength

To carry on

 

I do not know

My tomorrow

 

But surely

My tomorrow

Is in your hands

 

And

I am safe

In your hands

 

Message

Be kind to people

Especially those

Closest to you

When they need you

The most

 

In their moment

Of weakness and pain, 

You

Are called to be

Their friend

Not their judge.

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17 Comments

  1. carlos SP says:

    For the grave cannot praise thee, death can not celebrate thee: they that go down into the pit cannot hope for thy truth.

    The living, the living, he shall praise thee, as I do this day: the father to the children shall make known thy truth.
    Isaiah 38:18,19

  2. laurabon says:

    Amen – the living shall praise thee. Lord I will bless you, everyday. Thank you for the Scripture 🙂🙏

  3. Beautiful poetic words so well penned, Laura.

  4. skwctgme says:

    Amen. That’s a nice post

  5. Perth Girl says:

    Loved this and a very beautiful message of not being judgemental but being there when someone needs you.

  6. Amen! Thank you for sharing this beautiful word.

  7. Dragthepen says:

    Your love gives me the strength to carry on. Yes. I believe this deep in my heart💖

  8. Love this My tomorrow is in his hand I should not be afraid of my tomorrow

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