I Am

What Some Do

Some think,
And take pride in their thoughts,
Thinking that thinking
Makes them the big ‘I am’

Some feel,
And take pleasure in experience,
Feeling that pleasure
Stands else above all

Yet some acknowledge their errors,
Worship their Creator,
Love their neighbour,
And soak in humble submission
To the King of Kings:
The ‘I Am’, above all


This short story was written on sister blog More Than Dreamt Of for Christian Flash Weekly Event #22.

More Than Dreamt Of

The following was written for Christian Flash Weekly Event #22 – please click through to see the winning submission, judge’s comments and this week’s challenge.

On the contrary, we speak God’s hidden wisdom in a mystery, a wisdom God predestined before the ages for our glory.
– 1 Corinthians 2:7


“Thank you for coming at such short notice Jay, and it’s good to see you too, Eli.”

“You knew your message would intrigue me Douglas, but to be honest I didn’t need much of an excuse to get away from the university and come – you also know full well this place has been on my bucket list for a long time.”

Douglas’s message had been short:


Douglas had always had a talent for grabbing my attention, ever since we were freshmen. A petrified tree turning up at his Kadesh…

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I Am

Before ever Abraham was
I am
I am the Bread of Life
I am
I am the Light of the World
I am
I am the Door
I am the Good Shepherd
I am
I am the Resurrection, and the Life
I am
I am the Way
I am the Truth
I am the Life
I am
I am the True Vine
I am
The great I Am