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Bird in a Gilded Cage


Bird in a Gilded Cage

I’m only a bird in a gilded cage.
I’m trapped in a pent-up life.
I see the blue sky and the world out there,
But I’m locked in a world of strife.

I know I have friends who are here with me.
I feel their support and love;
But they can’t quite reach all my problems here –
I’m counting on the Lord above.

He’s not just a God who is far removed.
He’s my Savior, Deliverer, Friend.
I take all my strife to the Lord in prayer
And count on the Holy Spirit to descend.

Come into the cage of Your gilded bird.
Come into my heart today.
Take all of my troubles and grant me peace.
Give me love, JOY, and patience, I pray.


Comments on: "Bird in a Gilded Cage" (6)

  1. I can identify. Great writing.

    • Thank you. This is written for a friend who is going through major struggles right now. I think we all have been there – to one degree or another. Only God can see us through when the depths are soooo low!

  2. wonderful thoughts you have spoken…
    Take care…You Matter…

  3. As always, thank you.

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