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Wisdom with Words

Words, words so many
so hard to control
why can't we do so?
when they can damage our soul

Scripture says be careful
not to speak with rashness
as God hears our every word
to do so would be madness

So it would be sensible
to make our words few
that indeed would be wise
for once spoken hard to undo

It's wise to listen to God
for He always knows best
as the creator started the world
so follow Him to be blessed


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  1. Date: 4/22/2013 10:29:00 AM
    Wow! This is sooo beautiful & great inspirational & spiritual uplifting poem my dear friend Gordon! It's true! I love it so much! I'm so happy to read it this evening. Thank you so much for sharing and your precious time stopping by on my poem leaving me a very wonderful comment. Have a great day! love and hugs, Leonora

    McConnell Avatar Gordon McConnell
    Date: 4/22/2013 2:42:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hi Leonara, thanks for your lovely comments, so good to hear from you, trust you've had a blessed day, take care of yourself, God bless, Gordon
  1. Date: 4/22/2013 3:54:00 AM
    - Gordon, thank you for your beautiful words in this delightful poem. - Wish you a great new week! - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

    McConnell Avatar Gordon McConnell
    Date: 4/22/2013 4:11:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Anne, Good morning to you in Norway and thanks for comments. you have a great week, Gordon