This poem is written in memory of a young girl named Cassie Bernall.

I didn't know her, but hearing her story, how she took a stand for truth when she was in peril of her very life, has inspired me and moved me very deeply

If you haven't heard by now, she was one of the victims in the senseless massacre at Columbine High School in Littleton CO..

Though that was one of the darkest days in America's history, a great light is still shining through the testimony of this faithful young servant of Jesus Christ.

She now beholds His face......

For whoever seeks to save his life shall lose it; but whosoever loses his life for my sake shall find it...

-Jesus Christ-
Matthew 16:25

Cassie Bernall

we call it when they laugh
they point
they whisper....

We call it "suffering".
we call it "trials".

she was hiding under a table
like the rest...

the confusion, the shots
the whole thing was insane
so she hid.
they were all hiding...

as abruptly
as a hammer hits a nail
the door opened

"that thou doest, do quickly"

sop takers kiss was a question

the question they ask us everyday

"Anyone here believe in God?"

she could have stayed, you know?
could have hid it under a bushel
that dear precious light

she could have gained the whole world
could have
"made something of herself"

"but I must decrease"

she understood.

not so much as a rustle was heard
til she stood......

and she's shining like fire in my mind's eye.....

and out of her mouth
faster than the bullet's reply
yes, I believe in God....

Cassie meant it...... Do we????

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