Burlap Faith vs. Blue Denim Faith

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Burlap is good if you want to see through something,

Or if you want water to leak through,

But it’s not much good at keeping you warm

Or holding up when you’re working hard

Like when you’re on your knees all the time.

 

Denim, on the other hand, is sturdy and strong,

And even when it finally gets a hole in it

You can patch it with more denim

And the patch holds just fine.

 

Burlap, like doubt and unbelief

Doesn’t wear well

Or feel comfortable

Or look particularly fashionable

 

Denim, like faith

Is durable and lasting

Feels better the longer you wear it

And never, ever goes out of style.

This old notebook was falling apart at the seams

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And this recycled “redeemed” denim rescued it,denimcircle

Made it useful again,

Which is what faith in the Living God does for us.

 

May God bless you with a denim faith

As you walk through this chapter in your life with Him!!

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Author: dawnlizjones

Tends toward TMI, so here's the short list: guitar and banjo (both of which have been much neglected as of late), bicycling (ibid), dogs, very black tea, and contemplating and commenting on deep philosophical thoughts about which I have had no academic or professional training. Oh, also reading, writing, but I shy away from arithmetic.

4 thoughts on “Burlap Faith vs. Blue Denim Faith”

  1. SO SO GOOD!!! Excellent thought… Especially for a burlap loving girl like me. I use it as a decoration throughout my house, but I would never wear it because it’s scratchy and it sheds rough little bits that can get in our eyes and cause a big problem. So the burlap is nice to look at but not functional. Denim isn’t the best for decorating but is without a doubt the best to wear. It’s strong, long lasting, and forever a classic. I want to always have “denim” faith. I love this analogy. ❤️

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