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To believe is to obey

To believe is to obey.
I say I have faith.
I know I have weaknesses.
Some days I stumble.

Prayer is my help.
Even in my darkest moment.
When God is missing.
I pray in obedience.

Sin at every corner.
Waiting to snare and trap.
I have fallen into its pit.
In my struggle I pray.

My doubts, a darkness.
In a tangle of a noose.
The light almost snuffed out.
I pray in obedience.

I believe in God.
This is my faith.
I pray in obedience.
To believe is to obey.

By C.E. Pereira



I'm a Eurasian of Portuguese, English, Scottish and Malay heritage. And my extended family are of Chinese and Indian heritage. In recent years, the younger generation have added on to include spouses from the Philippines, Nigeria and Russia. My world is made up of different colours like the rainbow. And like the rainbow I am unique. Reading is my form of relaxation, to escape from the drudgery of daily life and enter into a world of the imagination. It is the love of reading that has led me to try my hand in writing short stories and poems. I hope that in some way my stories and poems will take you for a little while away from the drudgery of the present into the pages of imagination. To new friends found, I bid you, Welcome. Sincerely, C.E. Pereira

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