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Because I Am Saved

Updated on January 23, 2017

I no longer live in that dreadful nightmare

Full of self hate, shame and blame

I will not waste another night crying

Or trying to forget the painful memories

I will not dwell on it any longer

Or be afraid

But move on with my life

I will live for what is ahead of me,

Not what happened and can't be changed

God would not have let this happened to me if there wasn't a reason

Maybe my reason is to help others

Teach them how to forgive and keep fighting

The memories are still horrible

But somewhat masked by my awakening

I am not completely healed yet

But at least I am on my way

I forgive you for doing something that horrible to me

At one point I was so lost and broken

I couldn't even look at myself in the mirror

But I can now

Because I am saved


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    • Kasman profile image


      8 years ago from Bartlett, Tennessee

      Touching. My heart was blown open almost 7 years ago when I became saved. The Lord came to me and showed me that he was real.......and that I was a beloved son of his. Thanks for the great reminder of his grace. This was very well written and I'm voting up for it. You are a powerful writer prettynutjob.

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      Debbie Carey 

      8 years ago from Riverton, KS, USA

      Beautiful! God Bless!

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      Cathy Nerujen 

      8 years ago from Edge of Reality and Known Space

      There is nothing quite like the amazing feeling of being saved. :)

    • prettynutjob30 profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from From the land of Chocolate Chips,and all other things sweet.

      Thank all of you for your super nice comments.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      8 years ago from Daytona Beach, Florida

      This is so beautiful. If you just believe God can do wondrous things. So glad the storm is over and the sun has come out. God bless and passing this on.

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      8 years ago

      Very beautiful poetry and lovely music too!.....Thanks so much for sharing with us all and may God's blessings be with you.

      Take care, Helen

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      Karen Silverman 

      8 years ago

      Raw, naked, honest! i loved this dear - i loved your insight, your anger, and your forgiveness - of self and others!

      just lovely...

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      Faith Reaper 

      8 years ago from southern USA

      Oh, how beautiful!!! Thank you for sharing in this awesome poem. I know I had to deal with a lot of unforgiveness in my heart, and when I finally did, He set me free to be who it is He would have me to be. Praise Him. God bless you dear one for writing this thought-provoking and honest piece. The video is awesome as well, along with the beautiful photo of beautiful you! Voted Way Up to the Heavens. In His Love, Faith Reaper

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      Thomas Silvia 

      8 years ago from Massachusetts

      Loved the music and awesome poem so beautifully written .

      Vote up and more !!!

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      Sommer Dalton 

      8 years ago

      Beautiful and artistic!! Voted up and more!

    • rcrumple profile image


      8 years ago from Kentucky

      A victim has to find solace some way and somehow, or the insanity of an act can drive them crazy. Very heartfelt and beautiful. Great Job!

    • prettynutjob30 profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from From the land of Chocolate Chips,and all other things sweet.

      Thank you flashmakeit.

    • flashmakeit profile image


      8 years ago from usa

      Bless you! This was beautiful including the music.


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