Leigh Ladd

Any Given Moment

Any given moment is a chance to choose,
Turn right then left or up then down,
Give it all up or stay strong and pursue.

Any given moment is a chance to see.
The shadows behind you or the light ahead,
Exist how you were or how you hope to be.

Any given moment is a chance to apologize,
Keep hurting the ones you love or simply say sorry,
Shun them away or raise their spirits high.

Any given moment is a chance to make a change,
Continue to hate or let you heart forgive,
Close off your feelings or give your heart full range.

Any given moment is a chance to develop,
Stick with the old or learn something new,
Paint by numbers or use your life as the palette.

Submitted: Sunday, November 19, 2006
Edited: Monday, November 22, 2010
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  • Rookie Samael Wolf (1/17/2007 8:09:00 PM)

    Ahh, the eternal question, ego over community. Ignore one, and the self withers, ignore the other and they shun. Please yourself, its much faster (and less complicated) .

    I love it!

    -Samael Wolf- (Report) Reply

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