Redeemed

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Back for another refill, back for more!

I reach in and fill my cup as You pour.

Carrying what you give, what you freely supply.

I take it back to pass onto others in our city in the sky.

On streets made of gold, I walk the land with only one desire.

Each lamppost is my responsibility, to light with Your holy fire.

In the early days I often wondered how a man like me;

Could be given such a wonderful opportunity.

The life I lived was full of murder and of sin.

As every one of my foes, I ultimately did them in.

A murderer, a liar and a cheat was I for many years.

Until the day You listened to my apologies with forgiving ears.

And when my time came, You called me to leave there below…

to heaven with You, I was just glad to be able to go.

“Just give me a corner of heaven, just a small piece of the pie.”

“For I don’t deserve any more than that, not even to fly.”

But You looked at me, peering over Your big book.

and you said, “My child come and take a look.”

“All have a job here, All have a place.”

“To be here you must finally accept and keep my grace.”

“Yes Lord I accept, I’m ready to go into eternity deeper…”

Were my words as He dubbed me Heaven’s Light Keeper!

So when you look up at the night sky, all those lights you see.

Remember those were lit by a forgiven, redeemed, wretch like me!

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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.

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