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A Haiku - Tolerance

Updated on February 25, 2015

What can't you tolerate?

Tolerance begins with me..
Tolerance begins with me.. | Source

Strike a blow for tolerance

I know a secret.

Tolerance begins with me.

First... set myself free.

"Tolerable" is,

"Tolerance" < no Bible word,

Love is meant to share.

Love of man decreed,

God most surely tolerates

So much on man's earth.

To honor God then

We must learn to tolerate

What it seems we can't.

Oh blessed true peace,

You start and abide somewhere.

Can you begin now?

Spring is here today.

Discontent has a big price.

Tolerance is free.

© 2012 Demas W. Jasper All rights reserved.

On a scale of 1 to 5, 1 being complete tolerance, how tolerant do you believe people are?

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    • Perspycacious profile image

      Demas W Jasper 5 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

      Peace cannot come as a universal, except tolerance come first. Sworn intolerance stands in its way.

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      Sueswan 5 years ago

      Hi Prespycacious

      "Discontent has a big price.

      Tolerance is free."

      There is so much truth in those two statements. I like to think I am a tolerant person but I know that is not always the case. You have given me food for thought.

      Voted up and away.

      Hope you are enjoying the weekend.

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      Audrey Howitt 5 years ago from California

      Tolerance is so important! Thank you for the reminder!