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All I Intended To Be

Looking back over one's life thinking of your thoughts far back what intentions were in your mind? indeed had you a sure track? Leaving school at the ripe age of 15 any job would do, to get a wage no real ambitions had me at that time had no impulse but to turn to the next page Decades have now passed on by but amazingly feel it was all a plan there in the divine providence so grand each step has been taken like a span Like a flight through the air before landing on the flight path you feel so high above the clouds till your eyes see the approaching grass Such an adventure it's all been from birth till earth's end shall be 'all I intended to be' brought about a little seed became one large tree (Having listened again to Emmylou Harris 's album 'All I Intended To Be' from a few years ago inspired this piece looking back on life and all it was intended to be.)

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Date: 12/12/2022 12:34:00 AM
Intruiging Gordon you & I can look back only Because we made it so far i have surveyed my Own journey and leaving a fairly affluent land To live in the U K many years (but from here I Had protection) to encourage the brave Aussies Contesting for freedom, I knew the scriptures Also I must be an exile although kin to those Around me.' But never realised the 'super reality' Of how this would play out around me.? Its like Looking at myself as someone who knows me Well from the outside.'
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Date: 12/12/2022 5:46:00 AM
Thanks Joe, G!ad you enjoyed this piece, also appreciated your thoughts regarding your own perspective. Have a great day, Gordon
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Date: 12/12/2022 12:37:00 AM
Oh thank you for the news on Brother Jacob, goid to hear he Will return to the fold at some Date? My mind is rested somewhat now.' God bless you And all who are kind to you Gordon'
Date: 12/6/2022 9:23:00 PM
To have lived a life with no serious regrets is the best realization of one's life. You ended your study at the age of fifteen and started work. Couldn't go for Higher studies. But you ascended higher and higher and you feel that you have chosen the right track ! There lies real contentment ! Stay blessed dear Gordon
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Date: 12/7/2022 3:53:00 AM
Thanks Valsa, Glad you enjoyed this piece and for your encouragement which is most appreciated indeed. Have a very blessed day,Gordon
Date: 11/25/2022 8:44:00 AM
An interesting journey through life Gordon. I too left school at 15 and have never considered that I am all I was intended to be. Your poem has provoked questions within me, and I must now search for answers. Thank you for this inspiring rhyme that has made me look deep into myself for the very first time.
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Date: 11/25/2022 12:32:00 PM
So glad you enjoyed this one Wendy, I'm interested that my piece provoked questions within you and trust you'll get the right answers. So pleased it also inspired you and that your deep look inside makes pleasant viewing. Blessings always,Gordon
Date: 11/21/2022 1:20:00 AM
Contemplating on life, a quick run-through that introspection brings to mind when we sit in quiet surroundings. Very often we don't make plans which last forever more, but what most suits us at that particular moment. Deep down I believe that every step we take in life is part of His plan for us. ~ Regards & blessings, my friend. // paul
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Date: 11/21/2022 10:29:00 AM
Thanks Paul, Glad you enjoyed this piece and so pleased that you thought so highly of it. Totally agree with your thoughts about God's plan, indeed He is absolutely sovereign! Blessings always,Gordon
Date: 11/20/2022 3:54:00 AM
Then you should be a very proud man, for you are certainly a religious person, with thoughts and prayers made into poems which you post and spread around the world, for Poetry Soup is International and which everyone can read. That is a real achievement - so well done Gordon, congratulations. Have your poems gone into the book you mentioned some weeks back, that is your second triumph - God sees all this and knows. Hugs and blessings, Jennifer.
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Gordon McConnell
Date: 11/20/2022 5:09:00 AM
Thanks Jennifer, Glad you enjoyed this one and yes there's a couple of books now published where a few of my poems are included in them. Blessings always,Gordon
Date: 11/18/2022 12:37:00 PM
somehow when we look back, we realize that every journey we took was predestined according to our soul's desire, and necessity. Nicely penned dear Gordon, I can appreciate this poem immensely at the age I am now, :)
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Date: 11/18/2022 1:08:00 PM
Thanks Rose, Glad you enjoyed this piece and appreciated the poem immensely. Blessings and hugs, Gordon
Date: 11/18/2022 3:03:00 AM
A lovely insightful philosophy that echoes my own experiences. Thank for this introspection. Regards, Suzette
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Date: 11/18/2022 4:40:00 AM
Thanks Suzette for your kind words, Glad you enjoyed this one so much and trust this finds you well in everything. Regards, Gordon
Date: 11/17/2022 11:08:00 PM
Gordon I absolutely love this poem. It touched my heart and is written so beautifully! Just lovely….Debx
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Date: 11/18/2022 7:12:00 AM
You are so welcome Gordon! No Im not that Deb. CheersDebx
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Date: 11/18/2022 4:38:00 AM
Debs, Thanks so much for your lovely encouraging words, Glad it touched your heart finding it so beautiful. Your words were so pleasing to read making one so grateful for you such a living friend. Byw, are you the same Deb that's on allpoetry.com? Blessings always be yours continually, Gordon x