we are granted a gift, limitless and unchained,
you decide what is best, morality or profane
an inner subconscious & freedom of choice
along with assistance from one positive voice.
some will say they love you, others may act as though they care,
but how can they love you, when they're hearts are never there?
still youíre eternally ascending, confidently advancing the top
but if sporadically you should fall, you must never quit or stop.
growing & learning from others you'll meet along the way,
your courage decides the roads, when your mind tempts you to stray.
don't lose your sincerity, stand strong to your virtuous heart
specifically don't lose the objectives, you were gifted from the start.
in facing problems with others, do away with all cruel attack,
kindness defeats malicious words, which can never be taken back.
searching for the answers, you'll always seek out what's true,
trials & tribulations lie ahead, inevitably waiting for you.
learn from all the lessons, gain patience & strength from the pain
don't ever take a step backwards to vengeance them the same.
forgiving is not allowing an individual off the hook
simply forges a peace within and a distinctive spiritual outlook.
always be kind to others, love when it's most difficult to do,
and if your swift to judge, stop & take a real good look at you.
honesty is never the easiest, to adequately proclaim
but lies manufacture distrust and a monster which you'll create.
always take time for family & friends, no matter what the cost
for you never know when their job is complete and their presence will be lost.
giving should be kept a secret, between you and the one who receives,
it's a proper gesture made in humbleness, that is what I believe.
mothers love your children, don't excuse them when you know they're wrong
tough love sometime is difficult, but in discipline you must be strong.
teach them respect for others and above all, accountable for their mistakes
punishing will not scar them, a sense of responsibility, is what you'll awake.
fathers love your child's mother, give her the respect she deserves,
communication, & compromise is what you need to preserve.
only through love, ethics & dignity will your child survive
in a violent world confused & some would hope to divide.
once again I remind you, of the many choices you alone will make,
itís not just about you and your needs, when its heartache you create.
and if you should fall and judge or hurt others along the way
the reparation in "I'm sorry" will do, if you meet your creator halfway.
so you decide, its freedom of choice no others except your own,
blaming brother stagnates and eventually you'll have to atone.
"what comes around goes around" is your concluding payment
whether in this life or the next, you alone will stand in judgement.
Lee J. from 1999