Daily bread

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Daily bread

I desire no riches,
I desire no wealth,
I desire no prestige,
I don't even desire my-self,

I desire no power,
I desire no glory,
I desire no man,
and I don't trust his story.

I desire nothing the eyes can see,
nor anything the hand can hold.
It is better that I remain meek,
so that I may glorify the God of my soul.

I take no thought for the past,
nor for that which lies ahead,
for it is better to walk in the spirit,
and to trust God for my daily bread.

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Moni commented on Daily bread

03-17-2009

You are gifted. You have a deep believe in the good.

lonewolf commented on Daily bread

12-29-2008

This is truly a great poem. Your love for God will surely touch the hearts of others. Stay blessed.

A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness. It finds the thought and the thought finds the words.

Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.

JaLaw’s Poems (20)

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At His Gaze 5
I am waiting. 1
From the Height of God 3
Grieved in the spirit 7
Down by the seashore 5
Refuse to change 8
don't you quit 12
Acts of love 18
Bitterness of truth 4
Life's meaning 0
Jesus is 2
Come to reality 2
As a young man 3
Women of my heart 2
moments long 3
Daily bread 2
Pleasure 3
Let it go! 4
Face of Shame 5