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Surrender to God

A struggle, a choice to make.
An internal conflict.
To give up control each day.
To let God take the reins.

What stops me?
The list can go on.
Pride, fear … excuses.
To be my own master.

Yet, He waits patiently.
Knowing our human nature.
Our brokenness;
Our weaknesses.

Shattered pieces.
Scars hidden within.
None sees, except God.
Waiting for me to surrender.

Surrender to God.
In my brokenness of spirit.
In my weakness of body.
I turn to God. I surrender.

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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