Louise Tredoux

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I Was Born To Love You - Poem by Louise Tredoux

Read in Bible Study Class we were born
to serve, not to be happy at all, the pursuit
of happiness and joy is not allowed, our
lives must be meaningful – I beg to differ;
I was born to love you; I was born to be
happy and make you happy too, I refuse
to see life as one long period of strife
trying to fulfil some altruistic goal, those
dour-faced do-gooders who live their
lives for others, useless, meaningless -
I refuse to live for the faceless, I refuse
to do good according to the book, I was
born for laughter and joy, for song and
sunshine, even wine and good food, call
me a glutton; call me anything, you could
never change my opinion, without the
seven deadly sins, life is useless and
I would rather be dead – I was born to
love life; I was born to love you…

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  • (6/27/2008 2:44:00 AM)

    Louise, I agree we are not born to serve, but born to love, but each take their own meaning out of the what ever holy book they follow, we shape our faith around our life, I found that love is the best kind of faith in my life... Andy 10 (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, June 19, 2008

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