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Faith

St. Augustine wrote then, and now
Those words so old yet new.
Two thousand years have nearly passed
And still its’ truth shines through.
The words, the heart, a sacred vow,
The Latin rings so true.
“Est autem fides credere quod
Nondem vides:
Cuius fidei merces
Est videre quod credis.”
*“Faith is to believe
What you do not see:
Reward of this faith is to see
What you believe.”
As long as love and charity 
Wraps its’ arms around,
These thoughts two thousand
Years from now will always be profound…

*English translation within the poem


July 31, 2012 For Debbies' Contest

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  1. Date: 10/19/2012 8:49:00 AM

    Great work about St. Augustine..If only we could be as strong....Enjoyed reading this morn..I thought that I read this one long time ago and commented but apparently I did not..Thanks for stopping by..Sara

  1. Date: 9/1/2012 11:56:00 AM

    CRAIG, , Congratulations, with your awesome entry in DEBBIE'S Bi-Lingual Poetry CONTEST.. All these entries were fun to read.. thank you for the entertainment, ta ta ~PD

  1. Date: 8/31/2012 12:01:00 PM

    Saints always facinated me, still do, Saint Francais was a fav of mine! [thanks for all your kindness] Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 8/30/2012 11:00:00 AM

    Congratulations on your win in Debbie Guzzi's "Bi-Lingual Poetry" contest Craig. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/5/2012 1:35:00 PM

    I love to read Augustine, but in English. Not very good in latin. (me)

  1. Date: 8/4/2012 6:40:00 PM

    Hey Craig please put an asterisk* by the translation of the Latin so we can tell it is the english for the phrase...please with sugar..[and at the bottom put *english translation Light & Love