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what is true

Pale shadows of what is true
The truth eludes even me and you
We must look deep within our souls
To find the truth we must avoid the shoals
We are not who we see in the mirror of life
We are formed and molded thru hardship and strife
The kindness we show to all of mankind
Is a gift from God, and still we are blind
From deep in our hearts it’s Gods love we show
It’s only thru god we are able to grow

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  1. Date: 7/4/2011 12:03:00 AM
    some real truths inside this little poem Russell. And the last line says it all!!

  1. Date: 7/1/2011 12:33:00 PM
    Enjoyed reading the words that flowed from your pen today Russell. I hope you have a wonderful fun filled weekend and that you find miles of inspiration along the way. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/30/2011 5:56:00 PM
    Enjoyed reading your testimony of your faith..Good work..Sara