When you color me, Color me Black

When you color me, color me black
Bold, beautiful, bountiful and benevolent

When you color me, color me black
Learned, lifted, limitless and loving

When you color me, color me black
Accomplished, anointed, appointed and authorized

When you color me, color me black
Commanding, cultivated compassionate, a champion

When you color me, color me black
A kind kindred spirit knowledgeable, known and knowing who He created me to be

So go ahead color me!
To color me is to see the marvelous, intricate, passionate and purposed way He formed me.

To be in His image, to reflect Him living in me
So color me in shades of the dust of thee earth from which he formed me.
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Dolores M. Johnson

Dolores Marie Johnson minister, poet and songwriter whose works include an encouragement book of poetry entitled“Release” (2008). She is a songwriter and President of JUJAME Music. more…

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