The Years have passed by,
In the blink of an eye,
Moments of sadness,
And joy have flown by.
Meaning of Life Poems
It is the thesis of the great psychoanalyst Viktor Frankl that man can endure any hardship as long as he can find meaning in the experience. Incidentally, as a survivor of Nazi Concentration Camps he was in a position to know. Thankfully, most of us are not tested in such extreme conditions. However, the principle is the same. Human beings cannot live without meaning. Depression is the natural outcome of living a life that is bereft of purpose.
Deep Poems about Life
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What's Important In Life
The Years have passed by,Featured Shared Story
I couldn't have said it any better than Patricia Fleming. This is exactly how I feel. I've gone that route where I would buy things in the hope that I would feel better, however, it never...
It doesn't interest me
what you do for a living.
I want to know
what you ache forFeatured Shared Story
I love this more than words. I think of these words often, especially in times that I feel as though I haven't done much through the years, and I'm sweetly reminded that I HAVE done so much!...
Finding Life's Meaning
To learn while still a child
What this life is meant to be.
To know it goes beyond myself,
It's so much more than me.Featured Shared Story
I teach in an urban district where I have a first-hand look at life from a different perspective. I teach seniors who are getting ready to go into a world where they are thought to be NOT as...
What is this life if, full of care,
We have no time to stand and stare
No time to stand beneath the boughs,Featured Shared Story
This is a wonderful poem and has always been one of my favourites. At this time of lockdown restrictions and protecting ourselves, we have that time to stop and look at the world - to enjoy...
Living Life To Its Fullest
Let me live within the moment.
Let me feel all that I can.
Let me cherish life for all it's worth,
With everything I am.Featured Shared Story
Hi Pat! I love this poem and others that you have submitted. You seem to write about life, and I do the same. I like to write from the heart and so do you. They make you stop and think how...
Memories are life's special moments
Borrowed from the passing of time.
Ghosts and shadows from bygone days,
Etched and stored inside our mind.Featured Shared Story
My mom has dementia and is in a nursing home. I have been calling her every day since the coronavirus shut down visits. Because of her dementia, sometimes conversation can be hard. I have...
The Power Of The Tongue
I have seen what words can do,
As I deal with people everywhere;
The tongue is powerful, it's true!
Something to tame and use with care.Featured Shared Story
That was such a kind and honest evaluation. I can't take all the credit for this particular poem though. I owe it to my mum - the first person to point out Prov. 15:1 to me in the Bible, and...
The Fleeting Nature Of Life
So fleeting is this thing called life, we journey toward its end,
experiencing pieces of a puzzle we don't truly comprehend.
The hues of our emotion paint a picture of our past,Featured Shared Story
Wonderful. The colors represent the emotions, indeed.
Poem Encouraging Others To Make The Most Of Each Day
If I were to leave this world today, I'd want to be remembered, it's true,
for going that extra mile just to show my love for you.
I'd want for you to be proud of me and know I always tried.
When you hurt, I did, too; your tears I also cried.Featured Shared Story
Beautiful poem. It inspires me a lot with Einstein's words, "Try not to be a success but of value." It goes into my inner core and resonates a deep feeling in me, to live a purposeful life....
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