BELIEVE OR NOT—I ONCE WAS!

SEE–I’M ONE OF THEM!

By the Mighty Mumford

(illustration is the Author’s High School  Class–of 1975–picture)

Before college and such

His longer hair was ginger-touched…

A fine full beard

He liked and cheered,

he loved it…a little too much!

Next few years lost more hair

Till only the undercoat was there…

Short curly black

No ginger, in fact,

Except on the body elsewhere.

Still he learned appreciating

That red hair wasn’t grating…

His prejudice

Had to disperse,

He himself could be irritating!

–Jonathan Caswell

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About Jonathan Caswell

Poet, author, servant of God the Heavenly father and the Lord Jesus Christ...working out his salvation with fear and trembling. - Not trusting in his own deeds, but depending totally upon the finished sacrificial work of Jesus Christ to be, by God's reckoning, a new creature, clothed in Christ's righteousness...which mortal humankind can never attain by their own weak efforts, apart from faith in Christ's work on our behalf. - College-educated, yet wise enough to see that what a man does will not be his ultimate identity nor affect how God sees him or her. - Called by God to do a very difficult thing...apart from God's grace, mercy and strength...to love the sinner (which we all--by nature--are) but hate the sin, which is only paid through Christ, God's Son, - My own God-given gift is that of being a Poet..showing that in all parts of life...God has a loving part in it...as hard as that is to always understand or perceive...given life's realities! Come join me on my journey of discovery?.
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