All That Remains


So here we are you and me, this time I’m the forgiven and you’re the Forgivee.

Your cupboards and pockets full of get-out-of-jail-free cards. You hand them freely when my life is in shards.

Your grace is always sufficient for me. Sometimes it’s hard for me to understand clearly.

Your love flows down from the heavens landing on my head. Down that tree to the ground, it fled…

From your body with its almighty cleansing Covering. It spreads out upon the demons, hovering.

Your mercy and grace new each day. Waiting upon each sin to simply take away.

You have forgiven me, let me loose from the chains. For to forgive myself, is all that remains.

Father, Today we are clay in your hands. Take the everyday occurrences and help them speak to us of how your forgiveness truly works. Show us how to let go of past pains and regrets and to ever let them go. Father forgive us for not forgiving ourselves, for when we don’t let go we offend your forgiving power. 


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Amy Blount

I'm a stay at home wife and mother of 3. My oldest is 23 who lives at home because she is a delight and is autistic. My other 2 are in elementary school. They are all 3 girls. Raising an autistic daughter isn't the same as raising ones without. So it's like starting anew with some things. I will partly write about this. I have overcome many addictions with the only Savior Jesus for 8yrs. I will also write partly on addiction and how I see it and overcame it. I believe you will find my musings encouraging, helpful and sometimes a bit funny since I tend to be someone who holds nothing back. The purpose of my blog at first was to use it as an outlet, a way to get things out of mind and onto paper. But it has turned into a place I can go to encourage others with a short story, poem or to simply talk and try to relate. I just started blogging a month ago (April 2018) I wish I would've done it sooner! I promise to never try to sell you anything but Jesus' love. Be patient as this site may take on a few changes as I try to find my place in it and where I want it to go. I have many ideas swirling...stick around! Thanks for reading.

15 thoughts on “All That Remains”

  1. Powerful portrayal of His Love.
    And, powerful prayer at the end. Why is it so hard for us to let go? God has forgiven; that’s in our heads. Is it such a difficult journey for that to travel to our hearts? Lord, forgive us our unbelief!

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  2. Your poetry gets to the heart of your relationship with God. I suffer guilt from past sins and even though I’m forgiven, the hardest thing to do is forgive myself.

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    1. Yes I’ve learned that no one not even God can help you forgive yourself. I mean like if someone were to pray over you they may be able to pray for the realization or daily signs to point you in the direction but ultimately you have to do it. It’s so hard

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