Bernard F. Asuncion

Gold Star - 128,680 Points (July 30,1967 / Subic, Philippines)

Striving Toward Perfection - Poem by Bernard F. Asuncion

Steady struggle with sin
Becomes big battlefield;
To emerge so victorious,
Preparation must be fulfilled.

Put on the Almighty's armor,
Standing safely with courage;
Defeat the enemy's evil forces
And tricks of this dark age.

Firm faith is your shield,
Stopping the fiery arrows;
They're aimed at you by satan
To bring burning sorrows.

For as long as we live
In this so sick, stubborn world;
Abound in faith, love, and hope,
Be always adamant, not cold.

Reach the ultimate goal -
The promised salvation;
Be holy and blameless,
Striving towards perfection.

Topic(s) of this poem: hope

Form: Verse

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Poem Submitted: Friday, September 11, 2015

Poem Edited: Friday, November 25, 2016

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