Thursday, July 26, 2012

What We Are...




We will not be judged by the job we hold
Nor the price tag of clothes or car
Our worth is not measured by silver or gold
But simply by what we are

Wealth is not found in the things we possess
Fortune is no lucky star
We will be judged not by our success
But simply by what we are

Much is required to whom much is given
The road to God is not far
We bring nothing to the gates of Heaven
But this alone…what we are

© Janet Martin

3 comments:

  1. Janet, your poetry is worth much more comment than what you are receiving, but I believe your happy with what you are.

    Peace be with you.

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  2. I am happy where I am...writing for the LOVE of it. I realize my style is very out-dated but it's ...me:)

    I am so very touched by your kind words TUG. Thank-you.

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  3. I love your poetry. I dont think your style is outdated... i think gold is old but gold is ever gold!!! Where is the alchemist? No where in sight !
    Your poems inspire me all over again!!!

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