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Walk A Little Plainer, Daddy

Nov 25, 2013 - 7 comments
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Walk a little plainer, Daddy,
Said a little boy so frail.
I'm following in your footsteps,
And I don't want to fail.
Sometimes your steps are very plain,
Sometimes they are hard to see,
So walk a little plainer, Daddy,
For you are leading me.

I know that once you walked this way
Many years ago,
And what you did along the way,
I'd really like to know.
For sometimes when I am tempted,
I don't know what to do.
So walk a little plainer, Daddy,
For I must follow you.

Someday when I'm grown up,
You are like I want to be.
Then I will have a little boy,
Who will want to follow me.
And I would want to lead him right,
And help him to be true.
So walk a little plainer, Daddy.
For we must follow you.

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Proverbs 17:6 Children's children are the crown of old men;
and the glory of children are their fathers.

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by ROSYouralright, Nov 25, 2013
Beautiful! Thank u for sharing

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by clean_in_ks, Nov 25, 2013
Oh E....knowing what you've been thru in years past with your children....this tugged hard at my heart.  But know what?
Praise God that YOU are walking clean, plainer, and leading the way!!!  I'm so proud to call you friend~  

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by ActingBrandNew, Nov 25, 2013
Thanks Connie!

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by SmilingBright, Nov 25, 2013
Beautiful E.  You are such a a great guy E!! You are Walking the walk now!!  I want to follow in your steps now.  Thanks for being you!!  You tugged at my heartstrings w this one too!!


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by VICourageous, Nov 25, 2013
I agree with Ms Connie Lee..This hit me like that too!! You are re-born and a Beautiful Soul..We will follow in your steps all the way BayBe!!!! lol

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by toothfairie, Nov 25, 2013
Loved this E!  very touching!  

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by katmandu516, Dec 14, 2013
What a beautiful poem! And so so true. I hope I didn't screw my son up too much. But I did the best I could and knew how at 21. I was very young when I gave birth to him. That's all we can do isn't it?  You are a great dad, I just know it!!!
How is your dad doing these days? Praying for a good report.
Hugs,
Kat

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