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My Best Friend

Started from the bottom

Now I’m here

Ain’t nothing I did

Just the God that I fear


Saved me when I was twelve

Embraced me with open arms

Changed my entire household

Silencing my spiritual alarms


Like a flood, pouring in His love

Bringing our spiritual pain to an end

Didn’t erase all my problems

But took them on for me – my best friend


Just in time for my teenage years

I was a quiet, short, nerd

Picked on, laughed at,

But my tears every night He heard


Committed to saving myself for marriage

Was the dumbest thing to my peers back then

But thanks to His strength

I remained dedicated – my best friend


Senior year finally came

Couldn’t wait to change scenes

Graduated valedictorian, yet went to a Bible college

To fulfill my own personal dreams


Another big mistake – or so they said

“you could be a doctor, lawyer, anything in life,

Why in the world would you get a biblical degree,

Graduate, and go on to become a preacher’s wife?”

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