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Self and Purpose

Updated on February 24, 2014
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Who am I..? I am you...

I am the small coyote who lays close.. to the other one..

seeking only warmth.. from another whom I know..

I can rest for a moment...because I know my other, will watch over me..

yet I still remain aware of the dangers of my life.. from

those who seek to harm me, or anyone different ...from themselves

Yes... look closely, into my eyes...do you see yourself ..

afraid, lonely.. wondering when you will be happy ..

waiting for the moment when you realize..

you... are blessed to be alive, as a human being ...

born with a soul...able to express yourself... in many ways

Look around you ..see what God has given you ..

the power to create beauty.. the power to choose your own destiny..

Yet you blindly follow.. like sheep,

not realizing that the choices you let others decide for you..

define who you are...be the individual... you were created to be ..

find your purpose... open your mind..

you are special.. you are unique..

do not be fooled into thinking...

you are like everyone else..

God made you for a purpose..

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      Caroline Marie 3 years ago

      Be original. Great words. I ran into two coyotes last summer they are supposed to mean that the spirit of the coyote may remind you to not take things too seriously and bring more balance between wisdom and playfulness. Interesting photo.

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      I don't know how but I seem to have lost touch with you on here. No notifications come through so will have to investigate. So nice to be able to read your wonderful hubs once again. Voted up ,shared and wishing you a great day.

      Eddy.

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      manatita44 3 years ago from london

      Very meaningful work. God bless your loving heart.

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      Devika Primić 3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Great meaning here and the photos say it all.

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      Jamie Lee Hamann 3 years ago from Reno NV

      Thank you for letting me see the light of your spirit. Jamie

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      cleaner3 3 years ago from Pueblo, Colorado

      thank you teaches..

      thank you mylindaelliot

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      mylindaelliott 3 years ago from Louisiana

      Lovely and so insightful.

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      Dianna Mendez 3 years ago

      This is just beautiful! It is so simple but speaks volumes on self-awareness.

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      cleaner3 3 years ago from Pueblo, Colorado

      thank you b.. you are a wise woman

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      b. Malin 3 years ago

      Beautiful thoughts put into this Wonderful piece of Poetry Mike. Actually I used to talk to my boys this way when they were growing up...I wanted them to be individuals, think for themselves and above all don't follow like sheep.

      Voted Up, & Beautiful.

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      cleaner3 3 years ago from Pueblo, Colorado

      thank you Faith .. I have been reading the bible at work in my free time .. and my writing has taken on a spiritual tone..

      Although I am studying mathematics .. my mind always drifts back to my poetry.. I am constantly evolving in my writing .. and I want to thank you for the constant spiritual support you have given me.. I owe you a great big hug.. LOL.. when ever I post on the hubs now ..it is like coming home again..

      Michael

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      Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

      Aw, this is truly beautiful ... I am speechless. What lovely truths you have written of here dear Michael. I am glad you are back writing again.

      Up and away!

      Hugs,

      Faith Reaper

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      cleaner3 3 years ago from Pueblo, Colorado

      thanks Eric..

      I had a feeling you would like this ..

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      Eric Dierker 3 years ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      Very inspiring thank you.