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Ruth to Riches

Ruth, Orpah, Naomi.  Each robbed by the grave.
Three widows, hearts breaking, now trek the unknown.

Then Orpah turns back, but Ruth vows, true and brave
That the God of Naomi, is her God alone.

A new home, a new spouse, a child He gave.
From Bethlehem's poor comes a family throne.

And now, on this globe, when the story is told.
From Moab, one "Ruth," lists in Christ's lineage bold.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2014

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Date: 3/15/2014 2:30:00 PM
Thanks for your welcoming comments. I try my hand at poetry sporadically and am always glad to see a contest with no entry fee. Thanks to everyone for their welcoming and kind words. maria
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Date: 3/15/2014 7:58:00 AM
- Warm welcome to PoetrySoup,Maria :) - I choose your first great written poem - Nice to meet you :) - Hope you will be satisfied with our "soup family" - we are many .. but has plenty of room for you too- PoetrySoup Rule1: Be kind and keep PoetrySoup a haven. PoetrySoup is a drama free zone(Comment on the poetry of others and they will comment on yours.) Thank you posted your words and thoughts here, I want to come back to read more another day. - oxox // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 3/15/2014 4:28:00 AM
Hi Maria, welcome on board...with a lovely poem. // paul
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Date: 3/14/2014 10:50:00 PM
interesting first poem, Maria, , Stopping by with a nice, sweet Welcome to Poetry Soup. I will find much delight, in reading and in time become familiar with your way of writing. But, for the mean time, I will greet you with the same smile, other poets passed when I first join the soup 4 years ago. I wish you the best when it comes to your poems. I hope you get to meet all the nice poets around here. Starting with me. SKAT :-) Please drop a hello and tell me a little about yourself if you like. I would like to be your newest poetry soup "FRIEND". Hugs* SKAT
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Date: 3/14/2014 10:07:00 PM
Maria, A nice warm WELCOME to poetry soup. I hope you enjoy the community, as I did when I first join, March 2010. You'll find many friendly poets, who are ready to support and offer positive feedback. I want to be the first to invite you on over, to my contest and poetry page. I OFFER MY CONTEST, in hopes it inspires you to write another poem. I'm looking forward to following you and your poetry ha-ha a special pair:) here's the link to the contest page. <---~Take Care!! From: your new poet friend @-> LINDA <-@
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