Margaret Moran


Our Motives

Poem by Margaret Moran

Why we do what we
Do makes all the difference
What we love most speaks

Topic(s) of this poem: concrete, confidence, like, love, love and art, love and life, realistic, reality, reason, value

Form: Haiku


Poet's Notes about The Poem

I think it is true that we are shaped and fashioned by what we love most. We take up a hobby, a sport, a course of study, a job, a book or whatever because we love the hobby, sport, study, job, book. etc.
'The love of Christ compels us' is how Paul phrases it in 2 Corinthians 5: 14. Our understanding of Christ and His love shape our motives and our actions.

Comments about Our Motives by Margaret Moran

  • Aniruddha PathakAniruddha Pathak (1/26/2019 11:08:00 PM)

    Well-said indeed.
    What we say has to be fine,
    but how we say matters more in a poetry,
    a good read(Report)Reply

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  • Kelly KurtKelly Kurt (4/14/2015 1:49:00 PM)

    You could not have said it better with ten times the words. Thanks, Margaret(Report)Reply

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  • Kumarmani MahakulKumarmani Mahakul (4/14/2015 7:59:00 AM)

    Love definitely speaks around us. Wonderful motives are understood well.10.(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Poem Edited: Tuesday, April 14, 2015