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My Goal-My Love

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My Goal-My Love

Since you and I met
My goal has been 
           To be all I can be
                   For you
In order to achieve this goal
I turned to the Lord 
        For guidance
Without you I’m nothing
       A lonely ship in a crowded harbor
     An empty hull creaking with the tide
Without the Lord I’m unworthy
              Just an empty soul
Unable to satisfy an unquenchable thirst
Since you and the Lord entered my life
I have changed in every way
I have learned
      Everyday is a gift
              Every gift is a treasure
   Every treasure should be cherished
This is why I cherish and I adore you
I’m proud enough to lead our family
 Strong enough to keep us safe
                   Honest enough to admit my faults
                          Wise enough to realize I can’t do it alone 
                        Humble enough to follow the Lord
                   Faithful enough to always believe
             That the heart of a man belongs on his sleeve
I wear mine proudly and I always will
Tell the world of the Lady who taught me to feel

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  1. Date: 7/22/2015 11:53:00 AM
    this is an awesome piece. Its nice visiting your pages once again. Definitely a 7!

  1. Date: 4/1/2011 12:47:00 PM
    a very touching and moving piece of poetry

  1. Date: 1/6/2011 7:02:00 PM
    This is so uplifting Michael, thank you for sharing. Harry

  1. Date: 1/6/2011 4:07:00 AM
    Thank you for sharing your amazing poetry with us today Michael. I am happy to have been able to read yours today it has been quite awhile since we have seen you. Welcome back hope life is treating you well. Thank you for your kind comments. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 1/6/2011 3:49:00 AM
    Inspiring thoughts of the presence of God you have worded so well, Michael

  1. Date: 1/5/2011 7:13:00 PM
    while you were gone i lost someone i felt this way about. you missed much. and we missed you. john h loving iii

  1. Date: 1/5/2011 1:31:00 PM
    interlocking pieces to make the whole, makes a whole lot of sense to me Michael, opposites into one!

  1. Date: 1/5/2011 1:15:00 PM
    not only is this profound but also so uplifting in capturing the very essence of the loving presence of God... i'm inspired, michael.. thanks for sharing! :) nette

  1. Date: 1/5/2011 12:10:00 PM
    Meeting your wife made such a difference in your life, M.J. We can all benefit when we have someone by our side to show us the way to live as God intended. You might consider entering this in the Epiphany contest because it certainly focuses on a sudden realization of those things that are most important to us. Well done, my friend. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 1/5/2011 11:38:00 AM
    Very romantic work..I am sure that the lady in your life was glad to read of your love for her..Thanks for stopping by and reading my work..Sara

  1. Date: 1/5/2011 9:51:00 AM
    a humble poem written by a humble man. well done, thank you, chuck