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Contentment and Comfortability

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Contentment and Comfortability

Contentment and comfortability
is what I seek today,
to cherish the gifts I'm given
and enjoy each moment's array.

To play the role that I've been cast
and give it all I've got...
To make the most of every day
for I only get one shot.

I seek to do a kindness,
an act that's veiled in love,
a debt that I can surely pay,
and always be proud of.

I seek to learn, if but one thing
to exercise my brain...
each day a little knowledge
is a link within my chain.

And I seek a little laughter
each day, a dose or two...
to keep my spirit healthy,
It's good medicine, its true.

And finally, I say a prayer,
for here it is I find...
contentment and comfortability
in my daily state of mind.

"Copyright 2011, All Rights Reserved."

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    • tnderhrt23 profile imageAUTHOR

      tnderhrt23 

      7 years ago

      shimmering Dawn,(love that name) I thank you!

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      shimmering Dawn 

      7 years ago

      Well said! you have chosen the best, may I congratulate you on your excellent taste!!

    • tnderhrt23 profile imageAUTHOR

      tnderhrt23 

      7 years ago

      Thank you, again, Christina.

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      Christina M. Castro 

      7 years ago from Baltimore,MD USA

      Very Nice!

    • tnderhrt23 profile imageAUTHOR

      tnderhrt23 

      7 years ago

      Indeed, Gus, better to the brain than to the gut! Thanks!

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      Gustave Kilthau 

      7 years ago from USA

      Yup tnderhrt23 - I go for those chain link deals. they are kinda like eating good-tasting stuff, but it goes straight to your brain.

      Gus :-)))

    • tnderhrt23 profile imageAUTHOR

      tnderhrt23 

      7 years ago

      O Ruby you are so right! My favorite picture of Jesus is the "Laughing Jesus"...I truly believe God has a sense of humor! Thanks!

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      Ruby Jean Richert 

      7 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Laughter is the best medicine. A day without it is not a fun day. Spiritually, i believe God likes a good laugh.

      Cheers

    • tnderhrt23 profile imageAUTHOR

      tnderhrt23 

      7 years ago

      Thank you, Spirit Whisperer, it is actually what I am currently learning! With a little help from "my friends" (smile)

      mentoru2wealth, you are correct there, but the comfortability to which I refer here involves being comfortable in my own skin...which is something I actively seek...and is a direct result of my spiritual fitness...thank you for your read and comment!

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      Xavier Nathan 

      7 years ago from Isle of Man

      This is actually a really inspiring poem. In it you show how we can direct our thought to achieve what we all ultimately seek and to make an effort to change old habits. This poem says it beautifully. Thank you.

    • tnderhrt23 profile imageAUTHOR

      tnderhrt23 

      7 years ago

      PA, thank you, again. I am pleased.! Hugs!

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      Pixel-Alchemist 

      7 years ago from Waitakere Auckland : New Zealand

      Another inspiring poem, which fills one with a calm, and beauty.

    • tnderhrt23 profile imageAUTHOR

      tnderhrt23 

      7 years ago

      Thank you, Docmo! I so appreciate your visit and awesome comment.And you, as well!

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      Mohan Kumar 

      7 years ago from UK

      Serene,truthful and right from that tender heart of yours! May you always be blessed with that you seek: contentment and comfortability! Beautiful.

    • tnderhrt23 profile imageAUTHOR

      tnderhrt23 

      7 years ago

      I had to stop and think a minute..."peace and serenity"..."Contentment and comfortability"...one and the same! Thank you, Sir Will...a change in direction has arrived!

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      WillStarr 

      7 years ago from Phoenix, Arizona

      In the end, the greatest gift is peace and serenity.

      Beautiful words as always, Marsha.

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