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There was a time when I could answer why I did the things I did and said the things I said That time has long past and I keep holding on To the moments that seem to tick by without … a thought ~ There was a time when I knew wrong and right I did what I knew was best – black and white Without a gray area to try and test the waters My hand held onto the gestures of hope that lives … deep within ~ There was a time when I felt certain of my dreams I did what I could to make them all come true Filling my mind with promises to keep holding on Letting the future unfold before me, inspiring me … with vision ~ There was a time when my faith was alive, a fire I did all that I knew to do to keep feeling the passion Sensing that what I gave would always be gained When the moments came back to me in the future … inspiring me ~ There was a time when I felt sure of myself and my plan The fear that might have taunted me failed to raise its head Instead I was strong and courageous, certain to win the race Valuing the assurance of grace that helped me keep the pace … of compassion ~ There was a time when my life left its mark on the world Reaching out to others with inspiration and encouragement Creating a sense of caring that honored and sustained Giving back to this place a portion of all that I had gained … through living ~ There was a time when tenderness carried my heart Touching others with the gentle promise of kindness Knowing that there is joy in giving without any conditions A chance at making someone feel the love that you have … secreted inside ~ There was a time when all that I had in my mind Was the knowledge that I was here to give something Of the joy that I’d found when God breathed life into me And I learned that the Love He gave was a love that would … never end Written and Posted on June 10, 2020 Time Poetry Contest Sponsored by: Chantelle Anne Cooke

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Date: 6/12/2020 11:57:00 AM
Congratulate you on your win. A great poem and picture. This is life. I love where you say, "And I learned that the Love He gave was a love that would … never end." So true. Enjoy your win and day...........
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Date: 6/12/2020 6:27:00 AM
Back to congratulate you on your win Gina. Much love :)
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Date: 6/11/2020 8:58:00 AM
Your words reflect your wisdom and graciousness along with empathy. These are such enlightening words that I wish more people get to read and absorb them to take something in the long run. God bless you Gina. Best wishes for the contest. Much love to you :)
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