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Compassion upholding helpfulness toward better lives… Such is the seed embedded along plots of noble charitable institutions to bloom along their vision-mission-goals as well as to blossom like flowers beautifying communities then producing laudable fruits effectively becoming assets and blessings, too. Such is the ideal and the supposed-to-be anchor bracing up foundations funded by philanthropists and caring people in their love-geared motive. God be thanked for them May they be blessed to do and increase more--- Yet in the cloak of kindness adorned with heavenly promises varied helping organizations sprout offering poverty-alleviation schemes toward financial freedom along gentle persuasion of "good faith" exercise--- Yes, in the name of wholehearted contributions they pursue outreach programs grant scholarships and medical assistance but with vested interests verily undeniable--- Can we forbid the proliferation of life-building ventures with hidden agenda lurking in the guise of charity??? May the Lord help* us be a real help to others!
*Psalm 33:20 Our soul waiteth for the LORD: he is our help and our shield. March 11, 2021 7th place, "Biting Satire" Premier Dramatic Monologue Poetry Contest Sponsored by Edward Ibeh; judged on 3/13/2021.

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Date: 3/14/2021 6:55:00 PM
Amazing satire, Beata:-) I love your poem, especially the last stanza. Heartiest congratulations on your win in my contest!
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Date: 3/14/2021 10:07:00 AM
Amen Beata! So often the structure of a charity takes over the best of intentions. Congratulations and blessings!
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