Shalom Freedman

(Troy New York)

THE WORLD NEEDS COURAGE AND HOPE


THE WORLD NEEDS COURAGE AND HOPE

The world needs Courage and Hope
It needs voices that believe-
It needs kindness and caring and love
But also the strength of conviction

The world needs so much
My own doubting and questioning voice lacks
What I have to give
Is not what Humanity most needs.

More questions, more self- obsessions
The endless example of the single individual
Striving to create what he may never be able to.

God of Love of Goodness and of Kindness
I am afraid You need a lot stronger servants than I.

Submitted: Sunday, August 22, 2010

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