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"BUT THE FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT IS LOVE, JOY, PEACE, PATIENCE, KINDNESS, GOODNESS, FAITHFULNESS, GENTLENESS AND SELF CONTROL."                                                                                                                                                     Galatians 5:22-23

If I say I love you, what does it mean? Is it just something physical, a sexual thing? Is it just what I feel when I feel my blood surge, When you reach out to touch me, a physical urge? That can't be love, it's just chemistry. It cannot be based on biology. For sure we all know that's the way it begins; But if that's all there is then it will soon end. When the newness wears off and things become old, Then boredom sets in and the lamb leaves the fold, In search of new pastures and new, sweeter grass; So listen and learn be ye lad or a lass. Love is a deep and emotional thing, That grows over time, not just a short fling. It's something so precious, something so rare, Most find it but once so shop with great care. You'll kiss many frogs 'fore you find a prince. It's an old saying, yes, but it makes lots of sense. Don't jump at the first one that may come along. They'll woo you and lose you with an old but sweet song. Set your sights higher for it's a sure bet, One values the most what is hardest to get.

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Date: 6/7/2021 10:00:00 PM
Something lve too questiond wrote poem called love my self love takes many a form
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Date: 5/16/2021 9:15:00 AM
Simply breathtaking and so, so true. When Elias and I got married 20 years ago, the Bishop that married us said in his sermon, 'may this couple grow and nurture each other like a treasured wine which matures with time' Hugs and blessings, Jennifer.
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Judy Ball
Date: 5/25/2021 9:30:00 PM
My grandfather use to say people are like wine. Some get better with age and others just plain rot in the barrel. I'm sure you got better with age. Thanks bunches my friend. God Bless,JB
Date: 5/9/2021 2:31:00 AM
Hello Judy - May all know of love. You state true examples here. Thank you for sharing.
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Judy Ball
Date: 5/25/2021 9:43:00 PM
Thank you so much Lisa. God Bless, JB
Date: 5/8/2021 8:24:00 AM
Lovely penning Judy bringing out some real truths on love. This is full of really great rhyme and imagery too, have a blessed weekend, Gordon
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Judy Ball
Date: 5/25/2021 9:47:00 PM
Thank you so much Gordon. God Bless, JB
Date: 5/7/2021 3:34:00 PM
We should be encouraged to ascend to love, not to 'fall' in love. :)
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Date: 5/7/2021 5:22:00 PM
Thanks you so much Gershon. You are so right. God Bless, JB
Date: 5/7/2021 9:56:00 AM
Very well put...I can say love definitely starts within...Without self-love, there is no love.
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Date: 5/7/2021 5:18:00 PM
I agree my friend. Thank you so much. God Bless, JB
Date: 5/7/2021 8:59:00 AM
To love, my dearest Judy, is to place yourself under the skin of another person and live what he/she lives with the same intensity thus his suffering becomes your suffering, his joy becomes your joy, and his death your own death. If we do not feel like that it means that whatever we do or say is for our own gain. Excellent profound poem. May God bless you with much love! Hugs xxx
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Judy Ball
Date: 5/7/2021 5:13:00 PM
Thank you so much Demetrios. God |Bless, JB
Date: 5/7/2021 1:50:00 AM
Italians express their love by saying in their language. I wish you well. That is true love, not what you want but what the other needs. Lovely poem.
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Date: 5/7/2021 8:17:00 AM
Thank you so much Victor. My father was Italian and I always wanted to learn his language but he wouldn't teach me. God Bless, JB
Date: 5/7/2021 12:31:00 AM
Yes you value the ones who are rare Gems.. Nice ending.. Enjoyed your poem
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Date: 5/7/2021 7:58:00 AM
Thank you so much Vijay. God Bless, JB
Date: 5/6/2021 4:15:00 PM
nothing wrong with trying to get it right, but one must first know if they are in love or in love with being in love...my first thought after reading your wonderful poem dear poet
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Judy Ball
Date: 5/6/2021 11:00:00 PM
Thank you so much Frederic. God Bless, JB
Date: 5/6/2021 1:43:00 PM
You go girl! This is LOVE. LOL I've heard it explained many ways but I think this is the best. You nailed this one, Judy. it was a pleasure to read your lines today:)
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Judy Ball
Date: 5/6/2021 2:55:00 PM
Thank you so much Daniel. God Bless, JB