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Jar of Tears
Lord I come to you with my jar of tears, though I've lost count through the years
I know you have every one counted and numbered, every tear whether awake or while I slumbered
Lord I cry, this one thing I ask, and is it really too much a task?
To be unconditionally loved by one so dear, and to have someone to go through life and to be near
All I desire is to be a husband and a father, to love one woman and never another
To raise up my children in your holy word, even when to the world it's so absurd
Father, I cry, my heart does weep, please my desires allow me to keep
For I thought I was there many a time, but always was cast out feeling my worth less than a dime
My heart is so broken I don't know what to do, Father do you hear my words when I cry out to you?
Lord I wait on you... I know your timing is best, please grant me peace and give my heart some rest
I wrote this poem before I met my fiance and was starting to wonder if I would ever get married and have a meaningful relationship.
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