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Hope is Where the Heart is

Updated on October 5, 2012
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Hope Embaced




Hope is where our hearts are found,

and these four letters, do mean so much,

Our hopes are where our spirits all will thrive,

never, in their needing a crutch.




We shall lean upon the shoulders, so strong,

that our friends, do each to spare,

The road of life is such a hard one to trek,

much easier, when we all share.




The trials, the tribulations, all faced,

become the joys and jubilations, graced,

The acts of kindness, and without a regret,

speaks the best of humanity, yet.




When we cross the line, go beyond the door,

in helping those, then our spirits soar.

The earthen soil, holds the signs of care,

as a reflective pool, is ours to share,




The hopes of tomorrow, formed by us today,

by what we do, and in what we may say,

The gates of truth, are to open walkways, wide,

Its strength determined, with no wrongs to hide.




The spoken words, that each one shares,

as is written forms, our blessed prayers.

The dreams of the young, the acts they require,

to increase the wills, and of those to inspire.




Hope, that gracious quality, found inside us all,

resides within the greatest, and alike, in the small,

the heartfelt soul, with its fond blessings bestowed,

to lift the great burdens, of our heaviest loads.




Eclipsing the desires and weaknesses of man,

no greater gesture, than the helping hand.

The universal gift, to receive this embrace,

of the welcoming arms, and our Father's face.





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    • whonunuwho profile image
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      whonunuwho 4 years ago from United States

      WE always want to go home, at least in our memories, don't we?

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      Jobb Gosamo 4 years ago from Philippines

      You are innately a good man. How else can you vividly articulate such love for your fellowmen?

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      whonunuwho 4 years ago from United States

      Thank you as always, Bong. I really appreciate your valuing me as loving my fellow man. My greatest hope is that what I may write not only supports others in their feelings, but helps to win some over in their thoughts about life.

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      Dianna Mendez 4 years ago

      Your poems always inspire me. This was a nice touch on having hope when you need it to see through to the next milestone. Voted up.

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      whonunuwho 4 years ago from United States

      Thank you teaches, Your words always give me a lift and help me to want to write more and about inspirational topics.

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      Faith Reaper 4 years ago from southern USA

      What lovely, words I try to live by -hope, without it, I cannot imagine what daily life would be like. Stunningly beautiful photography as always. Voted Way Up, except funny and sharing. God bless. In His Love, Faith Reaper

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      whonunuwho 4 years ago from United States

      thanks very much for your nice comments, Faith Reaper.

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      Wayne Brown 4 years ago from Texas

      Magical things happen when human spirits come togther and combine their synergy. Too many among us believe that feat can only be accomplished by a government. Sadly, that is not the case. One human being reaching out to another demonstrates far more strength than the powers of any government in our world. Nicely done! ~WB

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      whonunuwho 4 years ago from United States

      Thanks for you nice comment, Wayne. You are right, and I agree wholeheartedly.

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      Shauna L Bowling 4 years ago from Central Florida

      Oh so beautiful and reassuring! Where there is hope there is love and where there is love there is hope.

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      whonunuwho 4 years ago from United States

      You are so right, bravewarrior. Thank you for your kind words and they are well received. Much appreciated.

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