Author: theatregirl0297 PM
Fear can be overwhelming, but we should always trust our loving God to help us through it.Rated: Fiction K - English - Spiritual/Hurt/Comfort - Words: 140 - Reviews: 2 - Published: 11-02-12 - Status: Complete - id: 3070717
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Didn't start this with a religious theme in mind, but that's how it ended up. The verse in the poem is 2 Timothy 1:7. Let me know if it's any good!
It seizes my heart like
A deadly python,
Strangling me until I am gasping for breath.
I fight, fight it until I exhaust myself.
I know what I need to do
To overcome it, but I can never
Get enough strength.
I crumble and collapse under
The intense pressure of being afraid.
But soon I learn a valuable lesson:
Our God has not given us a spirit
Of fear, but of power, of love,
Of a sound mind.
So when I hear the python
Slithering toward me,
I turn around with a sword in my hand
And face him, saying,
"I am ready."
So, what do you think?