~~Customs of Loving~~
~~Customs of Loving~~

To recognize what is lacking~
And with truth and love rise to meet the need.
To understand if and when the ground is fertile~
And be in season to sow a loving seed.
Always listening for God's true and loving voice~
Waiting in His time, and His will, then taking His heed.
It takes one wanting to be made into a certain vessel~
Living just to be of this merciful, unique breed.
Beating out your every word to show~
That you mean them sincerely by your deed.
Revealing the lies of the truthless and the dead~
Knowing the battle will prove you in the lead.
Consider all you meet as your life goes~
As Divine interventions teaching lessons that YOU need.
Being willing to take a bullet for another~
Knowing the last thing you'll do on earth is bleed.
Do to others as you want to be done~
Being your life's motto and your every motive's creed.
These are some of the customs of loving~
Kindness, patience, grace, and mercy in deed.

Iviedoe 11.14.07

Comments:
 
fran48   fran48 wrote
on 9/17/2009 1:41:24 PM
Lovely Sonnet,However some lines seem to have less than or more than 10 syllables.

StarPoet   StarPoet wrote
on 4/8/2009 3:21:36 AM
I like how you write about the virtue instead of the sin. Even though it seems to be more bad, you still focused on the good.

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Synopsis
yes we all know the 7 deadly sins, but a few simple virtues to consider????
A Word from the Writer
This has to be my all time favorite poem that i've ever written.
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