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Legacy - The Legacy of Love and Forgiveness - 31st Word "Good Word" Project.

Updated on November 23, 2016
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31st word in the Good Words Project

Legacy 31st word in the "Good Words" project, created by Jo 'Grace' Goldsmith, by giving us words to live by in hopes of inspiring fellow hubbers, to become the best writers we can be. This is Grace's calling, to inspire and promote writers, authors and poets to be the best at
writing we/they can be.

When Grace first started the "Good Words" project, I promised to write a poem for every word. I may not get them done as quickly as I would like but will continue to do them as quickly as possible for me.

I so admire Grace for her Leadership in starting this project, I also know that her Legacy will be more writers and better writers.


The Legacy of Love and Forgiveness

© By Shyron Shenko

Jesus' life is our legacy

Bequeathed to you and me

For our souls he cried

As for our sins he died


As we reap the Harvest of his legacy

The Bible is our inheritance of His Holy word

Which must be our legacy,

To every soul that hasn't heard


A legacy of forgiveness

Given with God's love

To encompass every soul

And forgive us every sin


A legacy of redemption

For the searching soul

Handed down for generation

Until the truth to all be told


© 2014 Shyron E Shenko

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    • Shyron E Shenko profile imageAUTHOR

      Shyron E Shenko 

      2 years ago from Texas

      Au fait, thank you for the comment, compliment and for sharing, I really appreciate you.

      It was great to see you also, with the exception of your hair color you have not changed, sorry our visit was so short. Things did not go as well as I had hoped they would, we were made to feel as if we were doing better than we should be, very demeaning.

      We worked outside in that horrid heat yesterday and I think I was on the verge of a heat stroke.

      Hope all is well with you.

      Blessings and Hugs Dear Friend

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      C E Clark 

      2 years ago from North Texas

      Sharing this amazing thought provoking poem again. Hope all will read it for I know they can't help but be touched by the message here.

      More blessings and hugs dear friend. So appreciate getting to see you after so many years and meeting John at last. Hope all went well for you this afternoon. Take care . . .

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      Shyron E Shenko 

      2 years ago from Texas

      Au fait, thank you for the comments, compliments and for sharing this.

      We enjoy the weather usually if it is warm, it is hard for us to exist in the cold.

      Blessings and hugs to dear friend, hope all is well with you.

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      C E Clark 

      2 years ago from North Texas

      There's nothing I can add to my previous comments on this excellent thought provoking poem. Sharing so that as many hearts as possible will be touched and hopefully saved.

      Hope you and John have enjoyed this beautiful weather day. Spring is my favorite time in Texas and the longer it lasts and the less either heat or a/c is required the better I like it. Blessings and hugs to you dear friend. Hope all is well there. Take care .

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      Shyron E Shenko 

      2 years ago from Texas

      Au fait, thank you so very much for the comments, compliment and sharing.

      I hope you are well, safe and cool

      Blessings and Hugs my dear friend

    • Au fait profile image

      C E Clark 

      2 years ago from North Texas

      What greater gift can one give to anyone? It is what Jesus has given to each of us, and now it is for us to pass it on. They are the sort of things one loses by trying to hold onto them, and refusing to share, but by giving them away, love and forgiveness can conceivably expand to encompass the whole world.

      Hope you have spent more time inside in the cool than outside in the awful heat. Take care. Blessings and hugs to you both . . .

      Posted to FB and sharing of course . .

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      Shyron E Shenko 

      3 years ago from Texas

      Thank you motherofnationa, for your comment.

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      Mothers of Nations 

      3 years ago

      Beautiful poem. God bless you.

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      Shyron E Shenko 

      3 years ago from Texas

      Devika, thank you so very much for your kind comments, and up votes.

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      Devika Primić 

      3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Beautiful and so thoughtful. You chose such strong words and very helpful to the heart. Voted up, interesting useful and beautiful.

    • Shyron E Shenko profile imageAUTHOR

      Shyron E Shenko 

      3 years ago from Texas

      Whonu, thank you so very much for the kind comments. I am so pleased that

      you stopped by to read one of the good words.

      I see from you profile that you are a poet and I challenge you to write a

      poem for one or two or three, maybe all of the good words.

      You will find these good words on Jo_Goldsmith11 here on HP

      Again thanks for the visit.

      P.S. I will be over to read more of you work.

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      Shyron E Shenko 

      3 years ago from Texas

      Dear Sis Jo, thank you so much for the kind, sweet comments, tweeting, up

      votes, sharing and posting on facebook.

      I appreciate the job you are doing with the Good Words Project, I will be

      back to writing more as soon as possible.

      Shalom, Blessings and hugs dear friend.

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      Shyron E Shenko 

      3 years ago from Texas

      Au fait, thank you for the comments, up votes and sharing.

      I like the way you stated “Just like doing good deeds does not save a

      person, but rather shows a person is saved.”

      I hope I leave a legacy of love and forgiveness.

      Blessings dear friend, hope all is well with you.

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      Shyron E Shenko 

      3 years ago from Texas

      Dear Shauna,

      Thank you for the compliment and comment, you are so appreciated.

    • Shyron E Shenko profile imageAUTHOR

      Shyron E Shenko 

      3 years ago from Texas

      Dear Ruby,

      Thank you for the comments and sharing all around. You are very much appreciated.

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      Shyron E Shenko 

      3 years ago from Texas

      Dear Faith,

      You are the precious one, I write from the heart and you read from yours.

      Thank you Dear Faith for the comments, up ++++ tweeting, pinning, G+ and sharing.

      Blessings to you always.

      Shyron

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      Shyron E Shenko 

      3 years ago from Texas

      Dear Peggy,

      I am so glad that my poem was an inspiration for the start of your day.

      I appreciate you so much my dear friend.

      Have a blessed week

      Shyron

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      Shyron E Shenko 

      3 years ago from Texas

      Dear Kevin,

      Thank you for the comments, votes up and sharing

      You don’t know how much I appreciate you my friend.

      Blessings

      Shyron

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      whonunuwho 

      3 years ago from United States

      I'm a follower of your fine message. Wow! Such a beautiful photo, and so bizarre.whonu

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      Jo_Goldsmith11 

      3 years ago

      Once again dear friend (sis) you have written a beautiful and profound poem! Thank you for the words you have used and for sharing this with the masses! Voted up..tweet, shared and you are also on face book!~ :-)

      Blessings abundantly and may you always have joy in your heart!

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      C E Clark 

      3 years ago from North Texas

      You have described well the legacy Jesus has left, but we must still accept His gift in order to benefit. While here on this planet, Jesus taught forgiveness and mercy, which are easy if you follow His commandments:

      Matthew 22:37-40 New International Version (NIV)

      37 Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’[a] 38 This is the first and greatest commandment. 39 And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’[b] 40 All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.”

      The above is basically a summary of the 10 Commandments. I wonder how many people do love their neighbors as themselves?

      Obedience to God is proof that one is keeping the 1st Commandment and not placing money or possessions or position in this life above God. Just like doing good deeds does not save a person, but rather shows a person is saved.

      Jesus left a perfect legacy. I wonder what sort of legacy the rest of us are leaving?

      Excellent poem, and thought provoking. Voted up, BA, and will share.

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      Shauna L Bowling 

      3 years ago from Central Florida

      Shyron, will we ever leave the legacy that Jesus did? We can only try. Beautiful poetry, as is your way.

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      Ruby Jean Richert 

      3 years ago from Southern Illinois

      I'm listening to ' I found grace ' as i type. Beautiful song and beautiful poetry. Sharing all around...

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      Faith Reaper 

      3 years ago from southern USA

      Oh, precious heart, Shyron, you have brought tears to my eyes with this most beautiful poem filled with so much truth.

      You are a beautiful daughter of the King and your light shines so brightly to His glory.

      I am enjoying a long weekend, and this Monday off, so I am able to enjoy catching up reading here, and so blessed beyond measure to read this superb poem this day.

      May God continue to bless you and keep you.

      Phenomenal photo and music choices too!

      Up ++++ tweeting, pinning, G+ and sharing

      In His Love Always

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      Shyron E Shenko 

      3 years ago from Texas

      Bill, thank you for the compliments and comment and Happy Monday to you.

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      Shyron E Shenko 

      3 years ago from Texas

      Jo (tobusiness), thank you for the compliment and comment. The image was photographed by my dear friend Maureen Caprara.

      Blessings dear friend.

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      Peggy Woods 

      3 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Hi Shyron,

      This is the first hub I have read today and like Bill wrote, it is a wonderful way to start the day. UUBI votes and will share.

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      The Examiner-1 

      3 years ago

      Interesting and well written Shyron. Voted up, shared and pinned.

      Kevin

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      Bill Holland 

      3 years ago from Olympia, WA

      What a perfect way to begin my day. Beautiful words, Shyron! Happy Monday to you.

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      Jo Alexis-Hagues 

      3 years ago from Lincolnshire, U.K

      Beautiful poem! Another great word, I love what you did with it. Awesome image!!

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