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NOW – Poem

If you have hard work to do, Do it now. Today the skies are clear and blue, Tomorrow clouds may come in view, Yesterday is not for you; Do it now. If you have a song to sing, Sing it now. Let the notes of gladness ring Clear as song of bird in spring; Let every […]

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The IF Poem

“IF” By Rudyard Kipling If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you But make allowance for their doubting too, If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, Or being lied about, don’t deal […]

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Storms Bring Out The Eagles

Storms Bring Out The Eagles But The Little Birds Take Cover When the “storms of life” gather darkly ahead,I think of these wonderful words I once readAnd I say to myself as “threatening clouds” hoverDon’t “fold up your wings” and “run for cover”But like the eagle “spread wide your wings”and “soar far above” the trouble […]

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How Do You Tackle Your Work?

How Do You Tackle Your Work? How do you tackle your work each day? Are you scared of the job you find? Do you grapple the task that comes your way With a confident, easy mind? Do you stand right up to the work ahead Or fearfully pause to view it? Do you start to […]

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Worth While

It is easy enough to be pleasant, When life flows by like a song, But the man worth while is one who will smile, When everything goes dead wrong.For the test of the heart is trouble, And it always comes with the years, And the smile that is worth the praises of earth Is the […]

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THE QUITTER

Fate handed the quitter a bump, and he dropped;The road seemed too rough to go, so he stopped.He thought of his hurt, and there came to his mindThe easier path he was leaving behind.“Oh, it’s all much too hard,” said the quitter right then;“I’ll stop where I am and not try it again.”He sat by […]

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A Stranger “The Reverence Poem”

“The Reverence Poem” A Stranger stood by the old Church door, His clothes were old and worn; His shoes were scuffed and the soles were loose, His coat was ragged and torn. I paused as I saw him standing there, His hair was thin and gray, And I wondered, “Should I ask this man To […]

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It Isn’t the Church – It’s You

If you want to have the kind of a church Like the kind of a church you like, You needn’t slip your clothes in a grip And start on a long, long hike. You’ll only find what you left behind, For there’s nothing really new. It’s a knock at yourself when you knock your church; […]

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