Pierced Song & Thanksgiving Bands

February 17, 2008 at 4:24 pm 2 comments

Prior to this point, I never liked this song much because with a British-sounding accent, the words sounded too much like something else ugly to me.   Now, ironically, I can’t get it out of my head.  But, perhaps that is our job…to make sure the attitudes of our lives are clearly enunciated so that we are singing something beautiful.

Make me
Take me
Break me
I am pierced
Make me
Take me
Break me
I am pierced

Though I am wounded
And unworthy
Though I am selfish and untrue
You are holy
You’re the healer
You forgave me
And made me new
You made me new

Audio Adrenaline, Pierced


Need to “enunciate” more clearly?  Check out  a complaint-free world website.  Order bracelets if you like.  Oprah has talked about it, so have ministers.  This blogger has challenged me for some time in thanksgiving.  (Check out “White Words”, or recently,  Love Notes.)

For now, our family has used some rubber gift bracelets.  My kids hate moving them to their non-favored bracelet hand!  To get them returned to their preferred writes, they came up with this solution:  a compliment. 

Entry filed under: Everyday.

Pierced? Onesimus: Slave

2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Stacey  |  February 17, 2008 at 5:57 pm

    I ordered those bracelets for my small group and they never came. 😦

  • 2. Cindy  |  February 17, 2008 at 9:52 pm

    why don’t we try to order again, Stacy

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