A spoken-word piece I had the opportunity to perform at a Christian society showcase at the University of Kent. This was inspired by the story in the Bible found in Luke 7:36-50, Mary’s Alabaster box. This story touches me each time I read and reflect on it as it is a reminder of our Saviours Love, and His power to pardon our sins and cleanse us of our unrighteousness. This passage in scripture concludes with Jesus making the statement: “Your faith has saved you. Go in peace.” – Luke 7:50. The woman believed that the only true peace which she could receive was that which comes from Jesus. She had faith that He was different, and through this we learn how His divine powers were more than the outward miracles He performed, but that Jesus heals from within!
Hope you’re blessed!
All besides her bitter sweet memories,
Tear stained cheeks,
Pain was written on her face
Disgrace was her middle name
The floor in her room echoed volumes of regret
If she had known, she could of prevented it all from happening
But, blue were her days, with no sun rays
Just awkward silences
Deadly, not golden.
There she stood with hope tugging at the edge of her dress
Like a desperate child
She heeded His Spirit as He called her
Deprived of Love
Like a starved child
She had scars, more shuddering than any war hero, she was no war hero
But she bore deep wounds from daily battles
Rejected and unappreciated
She was a figure of yesterdays no one wants to recall
Her feet trod as if they apologized that she was even living or breathing at all
Hair running down the side of her face veiled her beauty
Then she realized there was a King who knew the very number of them
So she took all she had to give to Him
Naked, she brought nothing but a body clothed with sin and a box of Alabaster
Representing the worth that she wished she had.
Knowing she was unworthy to be called His
Still to Him she humbly did give
To Him all she had, she did give.