Under The Law

Under the law I made myself 
My self doubt became a cry for help.
I forced selflessness
By making myself less.
In turn I became the villain.
I turned into the ephesians.
What a Pharisee I am.
I was afraid of man.
Holier I tried to be.
Frustrated that they could not see,
Why I was so lowly.
Truth be told, that wasn’t holy.
Reframe the picture on the wall.
Wrong perception of them all.
I didn’t need to beat myself into shame,
Punishment of self inflicted pain.

R.D. Jess

Published by reneweddream.com

Hi, I am R.D. Jess. I am a christian writer and postpartum doula. My relationship with my God is not a religion but a state of who I am. I love being there for others and find that writing the hard truth is the best way to make people feel less alone.

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