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A Path of Progress

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A Path of Progress

Think not 
of just yourself
To help other countries
become financially healthy
creates customers in your future
customers that can afford to buy your products
Every person that earns a wage
joins the consumer market
we are all
apart of the world
we are all apart of the same planet
to hurt others is to hurt yourself
deprive a person of wages
destroy their future
less wages 
reduced consumer markets
In anger
you lash out to attack America
bite the tail of a snake 
and you get bitten
attack a country 
with that much power
and you bring 
their bombs down 
on your own head
Attack a country 
that hurts you
and the cost of your weapons
drags your country 
down into debt
Trillions spent on the acts of fools
to make Gods dream come true
to bring heaven to the earth
we need to treat each other with respect
to have heaven on the earth
we need to create a paradise of life
billions of people suffer
can we not create a company
that leads, teaches, educates people 
to find success and happiness
You keep looking for Armageddon
yet look around you we already suffer the pain
the rivers of man have already run red with blood
great gnashing of teeth people have already suffered
the demons of revelations have already existed
starvation poverty disease
God was warning us about what we would do to ourselves
I pray that now perhaps we can learn
treat each other with respect
build a world that loves to help each other
I pray perhaps human beings can change to build a better world

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017

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