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Raise 'em Right and Watch 'em Lead

So many ask What can we do? The world's gone to pot Come completely unglued Return to the Basics Commandments One (and Two) The first is Be Fruitful - 'P'ru' * The second, Multiply - 'Ur'vu' * Get married, have children as many as you possibly can Raise 'em up right, and watch ~ One day they'll rule the land Not the Bidens or Trumps nor the Obamas or Clintons ~ Our children won't prevaricate or lie Our children will stare an enemy straight in the eye ______________________________________ * 'P'ru' means 'Be fruitful' and 'Urvu' means 'Multiply' in the Hebrew language, the language of Genesis and the Old Testament. Together they actually constitute the first commandment in the Bible: "Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it."

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Date: 10/4/2021 10:16:00 AM
A "Wonderful" write. Love how you added the information at the bottom. Have a blessed day/week writing away.................
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 10/4/2021 7:57:00 PM
Appreciate your kind words and encouragement, Paula. Blessings, gw
Date: 9/26/2021 7:49:00 PM
Interesting thoughts and data, Gershon. The final line of your notes, though fundamental to good life, has sadly, been rejected by many in these apathetic times.
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 10/4/2021 7:57:00 PM
You are so right, Geoffrey. So sad what these times have brought and wrought... Thanks, gw
Date: 9/20/2021 9:37:00 AM
I LOVE THIS POEM AND LOVE LEARNING ABOUT THE BELIEFS AND FAITHS OF OTHER NATIONS. THIS POEM FASCINATES ME AND I APPLAUD YOU, FOR ITS WONDERFULLY POTENT CRAFTSMANSHIP AND CONTENT. YES NO MORE DIPLOMATIC POLITICIANS BUT PEOPLE OF WORTH THAT ARE NOT AFRAID TO SPEAK THE TRUTH TO WHOEVER OR WHEREVER OR WHENEVER! KUDOS GERSHON, SORRY CAME TO END OF COMMENT SAW IT WAS IN CAPS., DO THIS SOMETIMES! HUGS, BLESSINGS JENNIFER.
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 9/20/2021 11:34:00 AM
Thanks for getting behind me with such gust on this one, Jennifer. Really appreciate!! Hugs, Gershon
Date: 9/16/2021 5:11:00 PM
Hello Gershon ... it's a very volatile world at this time with war drums beating and much eye contact. I wish your poem became human law - thanks Gershon - Lindsay
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 9/22/2021 9:01:00 PM
May your wishes come true, Lindsay! ~ gw
Date: 9/16/2021 7:29:00 AM
Oh yes! Beautiful! You can stare one in the eye when you are pure of heart. One pastor whose wife passed away one year ago says about his wife, “it seemed fear was afraid of her.” We should all have this mindset. God bless you, always, my friend!
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 9/22/2021 9:00:00 PM
May God bless you too, Kim. Best always, Gershon
Date: 9/16/2021 3:10:00 AM
Congratulations poet! A poem with meaning and depth! It is up to us, as you said. A Fav in my book+++ One of the best I have read all year. Our futures are in our hands! Appreciate the explanatory notes B’H”.. Panagiota Panagiota
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 9/22/2021 9:00:00 PM
Thanks for your kind comments, Pangie. Keep the Faith! ~ gw