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HISTORY OF OUR RAILWAYS

Train Station Landmark --- my significant worth I’m blissful to fulfill my role in this Earth witnessing triumphant transit endeavor done along prudent and diligent fervor. Our country’s national* railways’ history highlights progress and development story revealing the blessings of God Almighty in meeting transportation’s necessity. 1892 was the first year’s venture welcoming grand trains in their regal posture as locomotives with functional pressure serving for commuters’ pleasure and leisure. It the 1960’s, riders enjoyed well railroad route midst engines, not with steam, but diesel… then the busy functional railway system faced trials, battling against each hard problem. By the Lord’s providence over rail transport improvements were done for travelers’ comfort since 2009, restorations did reign with great refurbishing of maintenance gain. Now with varied commendable services each “Shuttle," "Express," "De Luxe," "Freight” promises complete performance at the very best fetching and ferrying people with glad zest. I’m still alive with my grand testimony beholding meaningful and precious journey* peacefully waiting sovereign-scheduled end with final destination Christ does intend.
*Philippine National Railways **Mark 13:34 For the Son of man is as a man taking a far journey, who left his house, and gave authority to his servants, and to every man his work, and commanded the porter to watch. Rhyme in personification form November 6, 2021 2nd place, "Railroads, A Historical Glance Back" Poetry Writing Contest Sponsored by BJ Legros Kelley; judged on 11/15/2021.

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Date: 11/17/2021 4:57:00 PM
Beata, congratulations on your very high placement of your poem 'HISTORY OF OUR RAILWAYS' in the poetry contest 'Railroads, A Historical Glance Back'. We (myself and those who help me in judging my contests) very much enjoyed your poem. I always enjoy your addition of beautifully chosen scripture! Thank you so much for being a wonderful part of this contest Beata. Again congratulations! ~BJ
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Date: 11/16/2021 5:53:00 AM
Great writing with historical years and then connecting, as usual, with the Holy Bible. Congratulations!
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