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Lost in the short term

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Lost in the short term

Those who walk in falseness will disappear
by day,  Night Stalker stairs as they merely
walk away.  Life has the scales that balance
on the deepest, darkest sad rainy day.

Visions may be clouded but the final
message stays.  The weak be those who doubted
on a sunny day. The teachings;  turn the
other cheek, and then merely walk away.

Life tears the heart out, the soul will always 
stay.  Your emotions come and go, but the 
soul will show the way. Some will go through the
 motions, and be selfish in everyway.

Some never absorbed the teachings of why 
Christ rose on that Easter Day.  Let the pain 
be lost in the short term.  Know Christ will show 
 the path to the long term eternal way.

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  1. Date: 6/12/2011 11:32:00 AM

    Enjoyed reading your testimony in this work..I am glad that I chose it to read today..Your presence at my work was uplifting..Sara

  1. Date: 5/2/2011 2:18:00 AM

    This is a beautiful poem and I like the way it was written. Thanks for your comment on my work. It was just an idea and the words flowed, my muse gets most of the credit. Jancarl

  1. Date: 5/1/2011 1:30:00 PM

    Beautifully stated. This is an awesome poem. I can feel your natural talent within this read.

  1. Date: 5/1/2011 11:27:00 AM

    such a very beautiful and true piece of poetry.