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Sometimes when I thinkWCleanandClear
I can’t scrub the dirt off
the kitchen floor
(or my soul)
I want to give up, 
but I get down on my knees.

You’ve shown me that
practical prayers and elbow grease
accomplish so many things.

I say grace for the clearing,
the cleansing, the calm;
for everything I feel inside, but haven't said,
for seeing who I actually was underneath the film,
for the fact that You never gave up on me.

I get up off my knees and thank You;
for allowing me to work for what I want,
so I know I've earned it and You've blessed it.


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