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I am a Freelance writer, poet, editor, artist & catoonist. My work is used by several OnLine companies to attract readers. Some of my writings have been translated into Chinese on the internet. I am posted on FaithWriters & Ezine and I edit the Harford County Christian Jail Ministry, (HCCJM) Newsletter, in Harford Co. Maryland. A follower of Christ, I work for the humane treatment of prisoners, the homeless and the disenfranchised

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Tuesday, January 03, 2006

The Bible In My Hand

I love to hold my Bible in my hand,
even if I'm not reading it.
It feels good and balanced,

and it makes me feel secure,
I'm not quite sure why.
Maybe it's because

I'm holding onto God's Promise to us,
although this is an oversimplification I know.
Sometimes I hold it while I pray.
Sometimes I even carry it from room to room,
and I always have it with me,

when I leave my home.
I answered Christ's call rather late in life,
I guess I've always been slow to catch on.
I remember that

it was just days after I surrendered
to Christ's will for me,
I was reading my Bible,

in a public building not in Church;
I looked up and the beautiful woman,
who was to become my wife,
sat down right next to me.

composed by Jim Stratemeyer
Copyright © 2005 by James A. Stratemeyer


Blogger ALi said...

Another beautiful story,you should be a story teller,where you always feel safe with your bible around,i always feel safe and protected with my Rosary Beads under my pillow,anyway i love all your work and carn't wait what your going to do next.

God Bless


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