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Understand - The 12th Good Word in the Good Words Project (Poem)

Updated on June 15, 2020

The 12th Good Word in the Good Words Project.

The 12th word in the series of "Good Words' given by a fellow Hubber - I pledge to write a poem for each good word she gives us each week. --- Thanks to Jo_Goldsmith's "Good Words" project.

Each week Jo Goldsmith gave us a word,

That her fellow Hubbers should learn and Understand

Not just it's meaning but to live by that word was her plan

Also help us grow as writers, humans and friends.


Understand - The 12th Good Word - In the Good Words Project.

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Understand!

© by Shyron Shenko 4/17/2014


To understand is knowledge

Of the how, the why, the way

That we should live our lives

Each and every day


To understand is to know

When we see a grieving heart

We must seek to find a way

To help the healing start


When we understand

Just what went wrong?

It's that understanding

That will help to make us strong


We need to understand

What gives us strength?

So we can stand alone

And face our trials and tribulations ....on our own

Understand - Jeremy Camp

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    • Shyron E Shenko profile imageAUTHOR

      Shyron E Shenko 

      2 years ago from Texas

      Au fait, thank you I truly appreciate the comments and compliments.

      Things we lost, like integrity and respect from other countries will never be regained at least not in my life time.

      Things will never be right again.

      Hope you are well, Blessings and Hugs.

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      C E Clark 

      2 years ago from North Texas

      There are a lot more things in this world and this country that are harder to understand than the last time I commented on this excellent poem. Will there be anything left when this nightmare is over?

      Hope all is well with you. Take care . . .

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      Shyron E Shenko 

      2 years ago from Texas

      Thank you Au fait for the comments and compliments.

      Blessings and a Merry Christmas to you and your daughter.

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      C E Clark 

      2 years ago from North Texas

      Excellent words to think about. Understanding what went right is also important so that we can hopefully repeat that occurrence.

      There are many things that it would seem to be beyond understanding in this world. Will that change in the next one? I wonder . . .

      Hope you and John and Chipper are as well and content as possible. Blessings dear friend. Take care . . .

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      Shyron E Shenko 

      5 years ago from Texas

      Maria, thank you for your kind words, comments and up votes.

      Blessings and hugs and I love you also.

      Shyron

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      Maria Jordan 

      5 years ago from Jeffersonville PA

      Your beautiful and UNDERSTANDING heart shines in these expressive thoughts, dear Shyron.

      Once again, you have gotten to the true meaning of these good words...

      Voted UP and UABI. Love you, hugs and peace, Maria

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      Shyron E Shenko 

      5 years ago from Texas

      Peggy W. thank you so much for the up votes, and comments. You are right, understanding is the key, not just to happiness but to everything.

      Blessing to you.

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      Peggy Woods 

      5 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Understanding can truly be a key to happiness, sharing, love and so much more. Good work with regard to these words Shyron. Many up votes!

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      Shyron E Shenko 

      6 years ago from Texas

      The Stages of Me, thank you so much for the compliment and comments.

      Yes, I agree a lot of people misconstrue other people's understanding actions or take in a different context. But what is important is our understanding of our own intent.

      Blessings to you.

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      Shyron E Shenko 

      6 years ago from Texas

      Devika, thank you for the compliment and commet. Appreciate you.

      Shyron

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      Shyron E Shenko 

      6 years ago from Texas

      Faith, thank you, for your wonderful compliments, comments and for sharing you are so appreciated.

      Blessing and Hugs

      Shyron

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      Shyron E Shenko 

      6 years ago from Texas

      Nell, thank you for the the compliments, comments and sharing, I really appreciate you.

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      Shyron E Shenko 

      6 years ago from Texas

      Thank you Jo, for the good words you are giving us each week. Also thank you for the compliments, comments and sharing.

      Hugs and Shalom,

      Sis

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      Kathy Henderson 

      6 years ago from Pa

      Beautifully true, so important to understand the hearts of others. Such a simple task and yet so many of us fail to see the heart behind the actions of others. People often act according to the joy or pain in their heart, and often the action is misconstrued. Beautiful, simple words on understanding here. Have a blessed day :)

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      Devika Primić 

      6 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      A beautifully written hub and you know how to present such wonderful words with true meaning.

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      Faith Reaper 

      6 years ago from southern USA

      Hi Shyron,

      I really loved your second stanza there about understanding when we see a grieving heart and then doing something about it. So beautiful. As relates to the last stanza, being I need a Savior, personally, I could never stand alone through my trials and tribulations. I know I can call on Him to see me through all trails this life has to through at me. "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." I just would never even think of going through any trial or tribulation by myself when I do not have to do so. We can be strong in Him for sure.

      Up and more

      Blessings

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      Nell Rose 

      6 years ago from England

      Oh Wow beautiful shyron! that was so true, and I loved every word, well done! voted up and shared! nell

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      Jo_Goldsmith11 

      6 years ago

      Just Beautiful! I very much enjoy your poetry with every good word that is created for the week. You are so amazing Shyron! Voted this up for Beautiful, useful, awesome and interesting. Shared & tweeted too.

      Shalom & hugs sis... :)

    • Shyron E Shenko profile imageAUTHOR

      Shyron E Shenko 

      6 years ago from Texas

      Au fait, thank you for comment and everthing that you do. I am the one who is fortunate to be able to call you my best friend. I hope you are out celebrating Easter with your daughter. I will try to call again soon.

      Blessings

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      Shyron E Shenko 

      6 years ago from Texas

      manatita44, thank you so much for the visit, compliment and the comment.

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      Shyron E Shenko 

      6 years ago from Texas

      Thank you Ruby, I do try to understand each situation, thank you for the compliment and comment. Both are appreciated more than you know.

      Hugs and Blessings to you my friend this Easter and always

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      Shyron E Shenko 

      6 years ago from Texas

      Jodah, thank you for the comment and the vote-up

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      manatita44 

      6 years ago from london

      Au fait, your comment here is truly beautiful!

      The elevation of consciousness, the only way to heal the form. You and Shyron do this so well!

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      C E Clark 

      6 years ago from North Texas

      I think each of your poems in this series is better than the one before. True understanding is when we can put ourselves in the place of another person -- empathy -- and you have expressed that so well here. Once we understand, then comes the need for mercy and forgiveness so that when we need those things it may be offered to us also.

      Hope all is well with your and yours. So lucky to be able to call you my best friend. Talk soon.

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      manatita44 

      6 years ago from london

      Very beautiful and caring. Much peace.

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      Ruby Jean Richert 

      6 years ago from Southern Illinois

      To be able to have an understanding heart is a wonderful thing. I say at least try to undersand any given situation. Beautiful Shyron!

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      The Examiner-1 

      6 years ago

      That was neat Shyron. I totally agreed with it and understood each and every line. I loved the photo of the penguins plus the video was just right. Voted up, shared and pinned.

      Kevin

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      John Hansen 

      6 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Very important words and in a nice poem Shyron.Voted up.

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