Why I am Here

by Paulina Adkins
(Brooklyn, N.Y.)

It's like this: as long as I remember why I AM HERE, that keeps me going. I have actually found myself wanting to call a meeting so I can tell these "CHRISTIANS" off. An old friend who doesn't go to church and a so called player, told me I have gotten caught up with the nonsense. I disagreed and he said listen to what you're saying. Your purpose for the meeting.

One particular person she wants assistance and ideas and once we agree on a subject and how to work it out, she purposely does something else. Against my will. All this to be special and different. So she can get recognition on it, but last I checked if it looks nice we as as a church get recognition.

Then you have those who are too good for the others. What is going on? The men don't want to work with the teenage boys-from fatherless homes, who may as well be the next future deacons. Dig. I was so tired yesterday instead of going to 1st Saturday of month meetings, I stayed home, relaxed and rested.

I am praying how to deal with these people with a constant loving heart. And remembering again why I am here. I have to look around me and remember why I am at the church. Sometimes I feel we are outside with the worldly people. Again, I have to remember why I am here.

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