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Centered - 39th Word of the “Good Words” Project
Center/Centereded the 39th good word in the Good Words Project
Centered: the 39th Word in Jo "Grace" Goldsmith’s Good Words Project. For 39 weeks Grace has given one word a week. Words for us to learn their meaning and for us to put into practice living up to what each word means to help us realize that if we live by these words and practice them, we will become the best person we can be and the best writers we can be.
This is Grace’s calling to promote the work of unknown writers to bring us recognition, to help us become known writers. Far too many writers do not get that recognition because no one knows that we are here and Jo made it her mission to read and read and read, then she would choose from our community of hubbers, she believed deserving of recognition for their writing contributions to every category, fiction, short stories, poems of every kind etc... and began writing her own monthly contribution called "The Gold Awards"
All her followers looked forward to Jo_Goldsmith11's Gold awards, where we could find who had been chosen for recognition by Grace's awards. One could not help be feel honored to see that she had chosen one of their hubs.
At the beginning I promised Jo/Grace that I would write a poem for each “Good Word” and although I am a little behind, I have kept and will keep my promise. Last week the 38th week’s good word was "Desire." It is my sincere desire to complete the Good Words Project and live up to my promise.
I had not thought of "Center/Centered" as a good word
I always thought centered meant to put something perfectly in the middle of something else, that is until Jo gave us Centered as the 39th word in the “Good Words” project. It was then I realized exactly what it meant (i.e. to be well balanced.)
What does Center/Centereded mean?
Centered: Focused, Concentrated, Fixed, Pinpointed, Spotlighted, and Highlighted.
Focused: 1. Concentrated on a particular thing. 2. Single-minded and determined –( Encarta Dictionary)
Concentrated: 1. applied with all one's attention, energy— (Bing dictionary)
I began to understand what it means to my being, to stay balanced, focused and to stay CENTERED.
Centered – 39th Good Word
© by Shyron Shenko
I never thought of Center as a good word before,
But when I heard it is the 39th “Good Word”
I thought about it and I understood
To be centered is the balance of one’s core
A hub is the center of our hubber's world
And hubbers are the spokes
That holds it together
Each one supporting the other
That keeps us all centered
Being centered is
The pinpoint of our centet
A balance of our soul and more
Concentrated on the poise
The highlight of our souls
It is hard to remain focused
Centering on the balance to
Calm a turbulent world
When troubling flags of wars unfurl
If our goal is concentrated
And it must be told
From the core of our souls
We can find the stability
Where flags and stories of peace unfold
Center of my Life
© 2015 Shyron E Shenko