I John 3:18

All original content copyright Jessica Nicole Schafer, 2007-2016.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

What good is love if it's
something we don't live?
What good is forgiveness if
It's something we don't give?

What good is abundance
If we will never share?
What good is honesty
If we're only putting on airs?

What good is integrity
If we hide our sin behind closed doors?
What good is compassion
If we don't give it anymore?

What good is friendship
If judgment and jealousy get in the way?
What good is encouragement
If it's something we never say?

What good is edification
When we're busy tearing others down?
What good is our faith
If we've buried it in the ground?

J.N.S. 08-26-09

"...but always seek after that which is good for one another and for all people."
-I Thessalonians 5:15-

7 comments:

Melissa said...

Thank you for sharing your thoughts. This is good for us all.

Pamela said...

Love it. Love it. Love it. I am so encouraged to find other disciple-making mothers!

Tiaras said...

this was a lovely poem!

Fruitful Vine2 said...

So true! Actions always tell the true story.

liz said...

Hey girl! You were on my mind so I thought I'd pop in to say hey. Hope you have a great weekend!

Andrea said...

Hope you are doing well. I'm back! :) love you

Andrea said...

Hey sweetie thank you for the comment! How are you doing? I had noticed you haven't put a post up lately. Everything alright? Email me, I miss you!