The Narrow Path

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The narrow path is often lonely

Leaving no room to fall astray

Its tightly winding curves

Keep me safe along the way

 

Occasionally there’s an open meadow

Filled with frivolity and fun

The glen within becomes a game

A new adventure has begun

 

During those rare moments

I often want to stay

Within that open field

Where I am free to go my way

 

Unfortunately it’s those instances

Which can cause me to lose my sight

For without the narrow path which keeps me safe

Nothing really seems to go right

 

So I try to stick to that narrow way

The path laid out just for me

And even though I’m distracted from time to time

That narrow path really sets me free

 

For because of its existence

I’m always assured that in the end

That I’ll find my way safely

Around those narrow bends

 

 

Written by, Michelle Cook


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10 responses to “The Narrow Path

  1. This is so good. Freedom and safety in my path.

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  2. Beautiful and heartfelt.

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  3. You are welcome.

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  4. I never thought of a narrow path as safe, but I can see it. Lovely poem, Michelle, and well said.

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  5. So I suppose I’ve brought you new perspective then! Thank you! 😀

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  6. So true Michell! I have and do get distracted so easily and I am so thankful that Jesus is my Guide for I have gotten lost in the past and I don’t want to go there again. Lovely poetry! jacky x

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  7. Thank you Jacky! The path we’re on, isn’t always easy either. I’m just so thankful that Jesus is always there walking right beside me! 😉

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