I'M Afraid To Go To Church Poem by Mary Nagy

I'M Afraid To Go To Church

 


I'm afraid to go to church
for fear of what they'll say.
What if I don't know the words
to join in as they pray?

I'm afraid to go to church
because I fear they'll know.
I worry that my ignorance
is all that's going to show.

I'm afraid to go to church
although I'm not sure why.
I think about it every week
but yet I never try.

I want to go to church.
I'm just so dang afraid.
I crave to enter the house of God
and share the life we've made.

COMMENTS OF THE POEM
David Gerardino 28 December 2005

I CAN SEE EVERY WORD, ALSO, YOUR NOT ALONE..........................NICE POEM,

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glen still 28 December 2005

hi Mary...thanks for the comment on my poem earlier. I was title searching through the list of poems that you have here, and noticed this one. So i read it...and i asked myself (for you) the most oviboius question 'Is it FEAR or is it your 'sixth sense' warining you? great visuals in your poems. gcs

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Ernestine Northover 29 December 2005

Read my poem, 'The Call from on High' and if that doesn't give you a laugh, and confidence to enter the Church, I'll be surprised. It's only a case of getting through the door, once there you'll be fine, and everyone else in there has problems, we all have, so they are no different from you. I love reading your poems they are so 'actual'. The real stuff of life. Great write. Love Ernestine XXX Your A M.XXX

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Brian Dorn 10 September 2006

Ironic how the very place inwhich we are taught not to judge others is the very place in which we fear being judged. Christians are not perfect, Mary.... just forgiven! Brian

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Duncan Wyllie 03 April 2006

Mary, Luke 11,9 Love From Duncan

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Moya Levy 03 January 2006

I know what you mean Mary, I went to midnight mass on christmas eve (i'm not really religious) , couldn't follow what the guy was on about, didn't know the hymns, I tried my best mind! Moyax

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Uriah Hamilton 30 December 2005

I'm always afraid there no God, but I go to church because I believe in people being kind to each other, Mary, I believe in your kindness.

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Rusty Daily 29 December 2005

Mary, I don't think you should go in. Stay away from all those hypocrits. They'll make a sinner out of you. smiles Rusty

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