Try: A #FiveMinuteFriday poem

“Try, try again,”
Says the perfectionist who wants to get it right
Not just right, without flaw
For anything else reflects her epic fail

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Try doesn’t fit in:
The black and white, the dark and light,
The perfect or wrong.
Try is the middle of the road

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Where our experience prevails
Try opens doors
Try changes direction
Try is the path whose perfect is Jesus.

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fmfphotoThank you for stopping by! If you need prayer, please email juliedibblespeaks@gmail.com. I am honored to pray for people. This post is part of the weekly write for 5 minutes. Word prompt today was TRY. If you have words stirring inside of you and want to start writing, this is a great way to get started and be a part of this encouraging community of writers. Go to http://www.fiveminutefriday.com and get signed up!

 

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23 thoughts on “Try: A #FiveMinuteFriday poem

  1. Great poem, Julie! Perfectionism is definitely something I have struggled with and am gradually letting go of. I love this reminder: “Try is the path whose perfect is Jesus.” It makes such a difference when I realise it comes down to his perfection, not mine.

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    • Thank you for reading Lesley. I am speaking from experience in this poem and feel encouraged I am not alone. My high expectations hindered patience with myself a couple years ago. The Giver of Grace is with me, and with you, and all who struggle in this way💙

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  2. Beautiful poem! THIS: “Where our experience prevails, Try opens doors, Try changes direction
    Try is the path whose perfect is Jesus.” I’m in the 5 spot this week.

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  3. My Friend I can attest that the perfect in Jesus flows out from you by His Grace as Faithfully, daily, you show up and continue to live life in the brave of Try. I am blessed by His hands free flowing out of You. Press On.

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