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When I Rise

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When I Rise

When I rise I am so thankful to God I can't believe my eyes
He has given me another day to live, it's not the same as yesterday and will never 
be like tomorrow.
What do I do with this new day?
Will I be grateful for the fresh air I am allowed to breath, will I enjoy all the 
beautiful trees, flowers, and the natural sea breeze in the air.
Will I look at this as nothing and take it all for granted.
When I rise and I am still alive I give thanks to God for allowing me to see 
another new day.
When you rise and are still alive don't  waist time complaining about life? live 
count your blessing and pray that you are still able to say when I rise!



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  1. Date: 2/11/2012 4:11:00 PM

    Congratulations on your featured poem. I agree we should Thank God for blessing us to live to see another day. Wonderful poem.

  1. Date: 2/11/2012 7:07:00 AM

    Congrats Cathy on having "When I Rise" featured this week.

  1. Date: 2/11/2012 5:23:00 AM

    Congratulations on having this work featured. Everything you have stated here is unequivocally true.

  1. Date: 2/7/2012 12:29:00 PM

    Congratulations on your poetry being featured this week Cathy. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/6/2012 11:00:00 PM

    Congratulations on having your poem featured on Poetry Soup this week.................S.Ronthorpe

  1. Date: 2/6/2012 3:33:00 PM

    Congrats on the featured poem ! This is so true.