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My Understanding

Updated on October 7, 2010
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My Understanding by Tracy

As it's come to be this is what I see

A world with greed and hunger

Not a life God wanted for me

I was taught to love and share

And give of what I could

But in this world we live in

This is not always understood

For others rob and steal and even take your life

They come into your home and cut you with their knife

God put us above all the animals and everything he made

Because he thought we would be wise with the choices that he gave

But it does not seem right that some have and others don't

But if we lived life right we all would have but we just won't

The greed that is all around us is like a beast in the night

It robs everyone of kindness,love compassion and makes us fight

But I was taught that material things will not bring me joy

Because the more you buy the more you want and this greed it just destroys

What happened to love your neighbor and always lend a hand

Sometimes I stare out my window and it's as if I am in a strange land

I know there are others out there who see things as I do

For the children of God are many

And we know what we are supposed to do

Expensive things are nice and shiny when they are new

But if instead you fed a child your heart would fill will love and to yourself you would be true

Or if you bought a homeless person something that they need

Or gave donations to a church so that many they could feed

These are the things I understand we are supposed to do

Because if we were the ones without that is what we would want others to do

It doesn't take all your money or even all your time

Just a random act of kindness whatever it might be

Would make this world a better place for everyone you see

Teach all the ones you love what is important in this life

Not things that money buys but everything that is alive

I do not know when it came to be

That we as humans lost our humanity

But we are all bright and can make it all good

And I guess this is what I misunderstood

That we all should be kind loving and care

Not only for our selves but for everyone everywhere

I pray that ond day soon this will make others see

That what we all need in this life is all the things that are free

We need friendship love and kindness

Compassion for sure is a must and please always remember the importance of trust

There are things we need money for to live and survive

But please don't let it rule your life to the point you take someone elses life

So this is my understanding the best that I can explain

I hope one day we all live as one

And no longer cause each other pain


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      Tracy711 6 years ago

      Hello Skye..miss you not that great right now..haven't even been playing I'm sure God will strengthen me so that I may praise him with the precious gifts he has given and hugs your way ..xoxo

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      skye2day 6 years ago from Rocky Mountains

      tracy 711 hello sister This was a beautiful writing to start the day. I have not heard from you. You have been on my heart. I pray all is well with you and yours. Such an inspired, heartfelt writing filled with truth of Gods Love for His Creation. Many have drifted, many are coming to HIM. We have our work cut out for us hey sister. I just love you. You are a precious gemstone in the chest of treasures In Him. Hugs Tract711

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      Tracy711 6 years ago

      thank you bettybarnesb, I so do love my father God and I wish you happiness,joy,love and laughter and of course good health so that you may enjoy the life that God has given us and that you can enjoy all the blessings he provides :o)

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      bettybarnesb 6 years ago from Bartlett, TN

      Your article is heart felt. Wishing you peace and joy as your continue to enjoy your relationship with the Almighty God. Be Blessed.

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      Tracy711 7 years ago

      Raymond Tremain, thank you for reading my hub..I myself do not choose possessions over God but there are many who will kill for what they want and cannot afford..that is so sad to me that a material possession can mean more than a life to someone..and I do believe if we lived how God wants us to live we will all have what we need and wish for..I will be over to read your new hub I'm sure it will be most enjoyable..thank you and God bless you :o)

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      Raymond Tremain 7 years ago from Metro Manila Philippines

      Tracy you wrote...

      But it does not seem right that some have and others don't.

      Quite true BUT!! God did say that those who have but don't have Him their possessions will pass away.

      and those who have Him will receive riches from heaven,

      so who is the better off person?

      Just a thought try to read my last hub about choices

      God loves you

      Ramon xo :)

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      Tracy711 7 years ago

      justcallmeleroy, thank you for your kind words, I think sometimes the world moves so fast people don't take the time to see what's going on around them..everyone is busy trying to stay afloat and yet others are already drowning..I only hope that we can do better as far as helping others because that is what God wants us to do. and it should be what we all want to do..hope you read more of my hubs and thank you for the kind words..God bless you :o)

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      Justcallmeleroy 7 years ago

      I Love the way the Spirit Leads you within the Word of the Love for our fellow man. We should be more aware of the people that are around us. I have been burdened to minister to the Church that I attend you know there are widows that serve and attend there that most people do not see. The Lord is showing me to open my eyes for we are to care for the people within our own Church as much as others. Great Hub God Bless