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Laughter, to lighten our daily burdens
Insight, to seek the path that is most fulfilling
Faith, in God, family and self
Enjoyment, in the day to day blessings
Togetherness, a sense of belonging to friends and community
Intelligence, to be inquisitive and to question why
Memories, to warm us when life seems cold
Expectation, to grow and blossom

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  1. Date: 10/16/2009 11:04:00 AM
    This should go on the inside of serious greeting card as it is that worthwhile. It is better than quite a few that I have ever read. Sorry about the delay in responding to your kind remarks, but I was moving all last month and this, too. Regards, Grard.

  1. Date: 10/14/2009 5:44:00 AM
    Wonderful insight to making life worth living. Nicely done Acrostic. Sara

  1. Date: 10/4/2009 6:54:00 PM
    What an inspirational and uplifting poem. Blessings to you for sharing it with us. Nice use of the challenging acrostic form. Keep on writing! Thank you for your kind words on my poem. Have a good week. Karen

  1. Date: 8/14/2009 10:04:00 PM
    Awesome job, Lena!! I love acrostics ... haven't done one in awhile and yours is very inspriing and wonderful!!

  1. Date: 8/10/2009 2:00:00 AM
    Lena, You have captured a lifetime of goodness in this acrostic poem. It adds a nice touch to a very early morning. Thank. DAS-J

  1. Date: 8/8/2009 6:38:00 PM
    I think you have captured all of the essential elements that make the gift of life so special, Lena. Haven't seen you online in a while, but I think you have given new insight to the acrostic form here. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 8/8/2009 7:47:00 AM
    I am so happy to have the time to read your excellent Acrostic this beautiful Saturday morning Lena. Keep your pen flowing. Love, Carol