Be Strong and Prove Yourself a Man

Be Strong

When King David lay upon his death bed, he had the noble task of passing his mantle on to his son Solomon. The following final parting words came into his mouth automatically as expressed in 1 Kings 2:2 “I go the way of all the earth: be thou strong therefore, and shew thyself a man….”. How often do we need this piece of advice............?

Do you feel lonely and neglected?

Rise up, Pull yourself together

Be strong and prove yourself a man


Your team lost the contest? Well

Next season calls

Be strong and prove yourself a man



Have you just failed in your examinations?

Worry not. Tomorrow provides a chance

Be strong and prove yourself a man


You’ve lost your life’s savings? Well

At least you are alive and well

Be strong and prove yourself a man



Did you miss out on that promotion?

Next year brings a chance

Be strong and prove yourself a man



Your job just came to a sudden end? Well

Maybe it wasn’t meant for you

Be strong and prove yourself a man



So your girlfriend married another?

Remember, the right one is coming

Be strong and prove yourself a man



You’ve been jilted by your wife? Well

Think, she wasn’t meant to be

Be strong and prove yourself a man



Oh, so she left you? worry not

The beautiful ones are not yet born

Be strong and prove yourself a man



You feel suicidal today? Well

Stop, think for a moment

Be strong and prove yourself a man



Horses provide horsepower

While men give manpower

Be strong and prove yourself a man


Men ought to be strong

The world relies upon their strength

Be strong and prove yourself a man



No wonder

Your mum and wife keep urging you to

Be strong and prove yourself a man

A Lion - Symbol of strength
A Lion - Symbol of strength

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kingphilipIV 4 years ago from Iloilo, Philippines

Awesome! Very Great! Thank you for sharing this to us. :)


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Anjili 4 years ago from planet earth, a humanoid Author

Hi sasanka7,

Thanks for your uplifting remarks. I'm glad you enjoyed my poem. Many are the times in life when we need strength. Please do come again.


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sasanka7 4 years ago from Calcutta, India

Beautifully written. I enjoyed it. Very inspirational poem. Thanks for sharing. Voted up.


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Anjili 4 years ago from planet earth, a humanoid Author

Hi Brinaf3sh,

I'm glad you found something useful here.

Thanks for your kind words. We always need strength in our weak moments. You are most welcome again


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Brinafr3sh 4 years ago from West Coast, United States

Hi, Nicely put and well said. We are at the place in our lives because it will soon serve a purpose. Voted up.


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Anjili 5 years ago from planet earth, a humanoid Author

Hi jtyler,

Thanks for passing by. Ladies too are covered in that men cannot do without women. We tend to use the term "man" in a universal perspective. Do come again

Hi andromida,

Thanks for your encouraging remarks which are highly appreciated. You are most welcome.

Hi James,

I'm glad to hear from you once more. Happy to note you found it inspiring. Do come again


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James A Watkins 5 years ago from Chicago

I agree with your words. Your Hub is inspiring and true. Well done!


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andromida 5 years ago

A source of true inspiration.Great job!


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jtyler 5 years ago

Nice article. Be strong and prove yourself a man! So many people should follow this motto and stop complaining and being nobody. This can apply to women as well:

be strong and prove yourself a whoa-man.


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Anjili 5 years ago from planet earth, a humanoid Author

Hi Lady_E,

It is nice to hear from you. Thanks for the encouragement and also for your passing by.

Hi neakin,

I'm glad you found something to look at in my slot. Thanks for your kind remarks. You are most welcome


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neakin 5 years ago

Beautifully written! Thank you so much for sharing!


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Lady_E 5 years ago from London, UK

Beautiful and Very Inspiring.

Thanks so much.

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