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Love Yourself

I can't promise love
That from myself seek
That same acceptance,
That same forgiveness,
That same inner peace

I can't offer
What I don't own
And cannot give
Even myself.

I can't share
Tenderness -
True passion



Written June 28, 2013

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  1. Date: 9/8/2013 4:02:00 AM
    Craig hi well done on fine win. You speak with truth. loved this read Shadow x smile

  1. Date: 9/5/2013 6:20:00 PM
    Yes, it is so true. BIG congrats in this contest, Craig.

  1. Date: 9/3/2013 2:25:00 PM
    Congrad's on your win, Light & Love

  1. Date: 9/2/2013 9:30:00 PM
    congratulations... Linda

  1. Date: 9/2/2013 9:26:00 PM
    Congratulations on a fine and deserving win, Craig! Always, Annalise

  1. Date: 9/2/2013 6:44:00 PM
    Congrats on your win. Morgan

  1. Date: 9/2/2013 2:34:00 PM
    so true are your words...congrats on your win :)

  1. Date: 9/2/2013 8:15:00 AM
    TRUE...well written. Congrats. BG

  1. Date: 9/1/2013 2:41:00 PM
    So true. Congrats on your win, Craig! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 9/1/2013 1:25:00 PM
    nice winning poem.. SKAT

  1. Date: 9/1/2013 11:10:00 AM
    Very profoundly stated in such wise words. congratulations on your win :)

  1. Date: 7/13/2013 6:55:00 PM
    Great Poem Craig......I have learnt this lesson the hard way.......but the lesson learnt is well worth it. ....Shaz

  1. Date: 6/29/2013 3:18:00 PM
    So outstanding message 'We can t love the others if we don t love ourselves" : ). I have an error 500 problem re soup.m and blogs..can t access to them..I ll stop by your blogs when tps fix it.Happy weekend Craig

  1. Date: 6/29/2013 6:30:00 AM
    Precisely !! Not always easy to do that though. If we could get that right, our acceptance of others could flow from a place of confidence. Enjoyed this one.

  1. Date: 6/28/2013 7:40:00 PM
    VERY good way to do this one. Hope I can do it as well as this.

  1. Date: 6/28/2013 3:03:00 PM
    There is such a wise person behind these words. Loving oneself, and forgiving oneself, is too often overlooked, and can actually be the answer to a life filled with blessings and happiness. What a great theme for this contest! Well done!

  1. Date: 6/28/2013 10:59:00 AM
    very true and well said!