Sunday, December 29, 2013

"Wounded, But Not Slain..."

"I am wounded but I am not slain.
I'm bruised and faint they say...
I shall lay me down and bleed a while, then I shall rise and fight again.
Just let me lie and bleed awhile;
I'll not be long this way.

My Spirit's low and my eyes flow.
My heart is sad and sore;
But when my pen'ent tears are gone,
I'll stand and fight some more.

I'll bind these wounds; I'll dry these tears;
I'll close this bleeding vein;
I'll not lie here and weep and die:
I'll rise and fight again.

'Twas yesterday I bowed so low,
Was weak from tears and pain;
Today I'm strong; my fears are gone;
Today I fight again.”

- John Jefferson

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