I will lend you, for a little time,
A child of mine, He said.
For you to love the while he lives,
And mourn for when he's dead.
I will lend you, for a little time,Featured Shared Story
When my son died twenty eight years ago part of my soul was gone. As much as everyone tries to console you, nothing seems to help. I was so mad at God for taking my child from me. A few weeks...
The stick-together families are happier by far
Than the brothers and the sisters who take separate highways are.
The gladdest people living are the wholesome folks who make
A circle at the fireside that no power but death can break.Featured Shared Story
I was trying to come up with something to post on Facebook so my 2 sons could read it. They're 27 & 29 years old, and we're very close. I wanted to say something about family that would touch...
Figure it out for yourself, my lad,
You've all that the greatest of men have had,
Two arms, two hands, two legs, two eyes,
And a brain to use if you would be wise.Featured Shared Story
This is one of the greatest pieces of inspiration I have ever read.
Is anybody happier because you passed his way?
Does anyone remember that you spoke to him today?
This day is almost over, and its toiling time is through;
Is there anyone to utter now a kindly word of you?Featured Shared Story
I am not rich nor poor, but my heart is filled with love. I always want to help others in any way I can. I used to sit and listen to the older person because no one was there to hear his...
Only a dad, with a tired face,
Coming home from the daily race,
Bringing little of gold or fame,
To show how well he has played the game,Featured Shared Story
Hello everyone. It’s a Monday morning, and I’ve just begun working, but somewhere in my mind throughout the day I keep remembering my dad and his deeds. No matter how tired I become, I still...
When you’re up against a trouble,
Meet it squarely, face to face;
Lift your chin and set your shoulders,
Plant your feet and take a brace.Featured Shared Story
Edgar Guest's poem is an inspirational one. What does a reader expect while reading a poem? Sometimes it is romantic feelings or entertaining thoughts or sad sentiments, but most of the time...
Somebody said that it couldn’t be done
But he with a chuckle replied
That "maybe it couldn't," but he would be one
Who wouldn't say so till he'd tried.Featured Shared Story
The poems are fantastic. They contain inspiring and morale building words, which have really changed my mentality about life and all it entails!
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