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People Are For Lovin'

Birds sin unpremediated art
On this warm gray winter's day
People are for lovin'; things are for use
Sing birds sing, broadcast it; don't dismay

Birds sing morn's verse, do you hear their song
Tell this new generation
Things are for use; people are for lovin'
Not to be used but for admiration

Birds sing unsung lovely melody
Unrehearsed tune in time sing
People are for lovin'; things are for use
Listen hear the sound as they upswing

Birds sing back and forth to each other
When will humans ever learn
Things are for use; people are for lovin'
Maybe today is the day of turn  

Finis.Till we meet again..Sara

When I was going to Bible College
about 20 years ago, I had a teacher
that said one evening, "Things are for
use and people are to be loved"..
His name was Dr. I. W. Bowen..
The statement was made not directed
at the class for them to learn but he
was just walking around the room..
That has stuck with me all these years.
Sometimes we get it all wrong don't we..

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  1. Date: 4/9/2014 10:41:00 PM
    Sara These words are so lovely and truthful. Humans need to love and be loved to survive. Nice lesson in this write. Thank you for the great comment on my Life's Boomerang poem.

  1. Date: 3/12/2013 1:01:00 PM
    Great lesson, sweetheart. It serves as a reminder that God created us to love and be loved by Him. Free will clouded the issue and we really get it wrong at times. Thanks for writing this one..... Jake

  1. Date: 1/16/2013 6:27:00 AM
    Love: This beautiful human quality blessed by the divine which elevates Man to demigod status, for God is love! Thank you!

  1. Date: 1/15/2013 4:02:00 PM
    Sara; I just love this. It makes sense. Thanks for sharing. Lucilla

  1. Date: 1/15/2013 12:26:00 PM
    A wonderful write, Sara, and a unique way to share the message. Love, Kim

  1. Date: 1/15/2013 11:28:00 AM
    if only all of us would understand this...this world would hv been a far better place to live in....beautiful poem...:))

  1. Date: 1/15/2013 5:42:00 AM
    What a great poem. Some people indeed love things and only things. A great poem says lots, Jancarl

  1. Date: 1/15/2013 3:26:00 AM
    I agree with you, but people often forget that and love things more than anything else. Great poem!

  1. Date: 1/14/2013 11:52:00 PM
    hey, when will you finish this. I can almost hear that tune!!! I love bird song!!

  1. Date: 1/14/2013 7:41:00 PM
    I so agree dear Sara...I love....the lovin you put in you verses. :o)

  1. Date: 1/14/2013 5:54:00 PM
    This is music to my ears my friend! I love to hear the birds sing early in the morning, there's something magical about them! This here is a magical verse Sara! I truly loved reading this delightful poem this evening! Great Work!!