Jude's Child

Old Habits Dying Today

A new age dawned today
The old Jude's child now dead...

I had known of the death for many days
But the 13th would be the date...
What is an hours sleep in comparison to health?
Is the sacrifice that great?
For I have taken a challenge today
A challenge to myself

Twenty seven years it took
For a wallet to be among my assets
A lifetime it took
To stop the fizzy drink that pleased me so
Hardship it took
To stop the ale that vexed me so
A photograph it took
To change my routine

And now as I look at that photo
Disbelieving what I see
Half the man I should be
I realise that I must start with me..

13 August 2007

But change has never been easy
But is it not true
That rewards are greater when effort exceeds change?
Whats this now I see?
A new man before me?
The old Jude's child now dead

And with God who can stop me?

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Poem Submitted: Monday, August 13, 2007
Poem Edited: Monday, March 28, 2011

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  • Donovan Cogill (8/23/2007 12:00:00 PM)

    Awesome! ! ! ! ! With God, you're unstoppable......Praise God!

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