Clean Slate


Lord come and wipe it all away clean.

Wipe the chalkdust away until the slate is green.

Erase when I said, what I said to you know who.

While you’re at it, can you wipe away what they said to me too?

Is there really a way to just swipe, erase it all?

Shouldn’t there be something left for us to recall?

A penance, a price we need to pay,

for not doing it the right way?

And what about those marks, those lines that remained on the slate so long?

That keep tally of every slight and every wrong.

For when they are wiped, a shadow of them is left hauntingly behind.

How do you erase them clearly, and only clean can you find?

What about those marks that were wrote deep, forever etched on the slate’s memory to stay?

Can you really just scrub, and sweep them away?

Can a clean slate really be true?

Start over fresh and new?

Lord, come and wipe it all away clean.

For my eraser doesn’t work, only yours does my King!

There’s a new tag going around. Its monthly topic is aΒ  frest start/clean slate. I first read the tag here at Something to Stu over. I wanted to put a spin on the thought of a clean slate. Or ask God a bunch of questions that ryhme about it. 😊 The originators of the tag are Purple Rose.


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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.

31 thoughts on “Clean Slate”

  1. While the Lord won’t erase the thoughts of all the things I have done that I am ashamed of He has in a way wiped the slate clean by forgiving me and helping me to find a new place to live. While the new place hasn’t been easy I know that with peoples prayers and His help I will be ok. We need to remember the things we have done so that we can learn from them and more importantly remember how much the Lord has forgiven us. I have done some terrible things in my life but to have His forgiveness, love, miracles, and the signs and visions He has shown me is far more than I deserve or could have dreamed of.

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