On Bended Knees

Amae
Amae
Sep 12 · 3 min read

You made me a slave so I could be saved.
Your sins I forgave.
But, I ask where was your Lord when I was being lynched and tied to the poplar tree?
Unlike your Lord, I feel like I am every day walking down the road to Calvary.

You told me that freedom was mine to gain
if I followed your Lord, a journey that frequently drove me to the grave. Your words, I feel…