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Each Day Takes its Turn

Standing firm we live we give we take we learn we strive to make sure each day enlightens us and brightens us even as light fades to gray may we keep fighting with two swollen feet beneath the body and soul experiencing trials and intense life lessons meshed with stresses may we persevere turn off fear's song may we stand firm as we glide along through shifty winds of change that may cause things to sway rearrange but we hold true inside the values and morality we stand for we fall for nothing we may stumble along the trip we may swerve at the wheel yet we do not lose our grip because no one can eclipse the sun yet everyone heals before they're done Just when situations arise flooding us with pain we despise and just when it seems like our tear ducts are dry from ongoing cries we may think things are on the brink of ending then God shows us the ways of faith by way of love that he's sending Standing firm we live we give we take we learn we make sure every day enlightens us and brightens us as each day takes its turn. ~JSLambert

Copyright © | Year Posted 2012

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Date: 7/8/2013 4:00:00 PM
Good take on the way life goes along JSL and the choice people get to be with God, If they wish,..'
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Date: 5/22/2013 1:18:00 PM
Late to the party, I see you posted this a long time ago, but I was browsing the site's best Carpe Diem poems and found yours, and WOW! Totally loved it, especially how you bring us full circle, and emphasize your message so it packs a real powerful punch! I'll be checking out your other poems too! This one is already one of my favorites, that I can see myself reading over and over again whenever I feel my strength to keep going is waning.
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Date: 4/11/2012 4:22:00 PM
Inspiring, truly a testament to Christ. I felt the spirit as I read this.
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Date: 3/23/2012 5:33:00 PM
Stirring words JS, all of lifes experiences told to remind the reader we take and hopefully deal with what we are given.
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Date: 3/19/2012 1:33:00 PM
First of all: HAHAHAH! -- I loved your phobia/fetish comment on my poem "Demonic Noise". Secondly, this poem is epically awesome and I have never seen this type of poetry until now. Nicely done and very inspiring! Always, Laura
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Date: 3/15/2012 4:59:00 PM
beautiful words, my friend.
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Date: 3/15/2012 10:44:00 AM
Joey-This is different for you. I like your traditional style but I like this too. Very cool how you started and ended the same. Makes your point stand out nicely. Btw...your latest comments to me were so darn funny! Have a great day :)
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Date: 3/13/2012 2:25:00 PM
Thanks for reading my stuff - what shall I call you - JS. Your layout makes the reader stress each line a little more. I like that. I like your wish to learn, thus be enlightened. daver
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Date: 3/13/2012 11:32:00 AM
Love the message this gives. Wonderful write. love phyl
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Date: 3/13/2012 5:48:00 AM
very cool write
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Date: 3/12/2012 7:33:00 PM
VERY nice one, one of your best "message" poems, Joey!!! And that was funny what you said about the tornado chasers. they are sure idiots!!
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Date: 3/12/2012 6:41:00 PM
Excellent one and interesting style! I much enjoyed reading this! <3 Always, Laura
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Date: 3/12/2012 4:14:00 AM
riveting piece, JS.. every moment counts and this work says it all with much lyrical content.. smashing!..:) huggs!
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Date: 3/10/2012 11:33:00 PM
I love this beautiful write of love and hope, every word true. Fear is the greatest barrier to living a full life. I love the line, may we keep fighting with two swollen feet. Great words, truly inspirational. Always good to read your poetry. You are an eclectic guy! Blessings. Rhonda
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Date: 3/10/2012 7:44:00 PM
Great! This is a totally awesome write my friend! I have read many of your poems and this one stands out as one of my favorites! And I believe it's love that keeps us going, bringing us up and above any heartache! I love the lines, "do not lose our grip, because no one, can eclipse the sun, yet" these lines tell it all from your write! I enjoyed your poem that I have read this evening! Incredible Work!!
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