Black Poetry : Encouragement

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  1. asimplepoet

    asimplepoet Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Have you ever found yourself overwhelmed
    Seeming to be sinking underneath life’s problems?
    The more you did, the more you endured.
    The more money you acquired, the more problems you experienced.
    The more you tried to help, the more heartache you withstood.
    The more you prayed, the more the devil attacked you.

    Have you ever had one of those I almost give up days
    Where you wanted to give up on everything and everyone?
    where everything appears to be going against you.
    where you continue to be misunderstood by your peers.
    where it appears that everything you touch crumbles.

    Have you ever found yourself pressed against the wall
    Somehow stuck in the midst of a hellish situation.

    Well Today, I come to uplift and encourage you.
    In spite of all we endure in life, God is still faithful
    In spite of our mistakes, the Lord still speaks highly of us.

    Do you realize the things you cried over yesterday,
    have actually made you stronger today?
    Do you realize all of the mess you endured in the past
    has actually qualified you for present and future opportunities?
    If you had not endured the heartache, heart break or heart renewal
    you would have never been able to stand as you are able to now.

    Beloved, when you are going through your storms in life,
    it is very hard to see how things are working for your good
    When you are trying to pick up the broken pieces of your heart,
    it is hard to see how you will ever love or trust someone again.
    But you have to hang on to belief that all things happpen for a reason
    That which does not take you under makes you that much stronger

    Allow me to be very frank with you
    it is hard to understand why you are going through.
    It is hard to understand why you continue to be tested.
    It is hard to understand why people continue to gossip about you.
    It is hard to understand why tragedy continues to knock on your door.
    It is hard to fully understand what’s really going on around you.

    But in spite of what is going on around you,
    Or coming against you or happening within you,
    God is still up to something awesome in your life.
    It may not look like it right now, but trust that He is.
    So hold on just a little while longer, my friend
     
  2. Da Street So'ja

    Da Street So'ja Banned MEMBER

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    You've made me a believer

    your work is so heavenly spiritual in nature it just grabs you

    your piece is VERY encouraging

    it shows your fire and passion

    for life and living

    peace sista brethren
     
  3. lovealexandria

    lovealexandria Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Exactly what i needed today thanks poet
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    touching my inner soul as i can feel your embrace uplifting me higher......wow
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    After reading this, I released a heavy sigh, your words are like a warm embrace to many hearts. This was the encouragement that I needed to read, and thank goodness a poet who is not so simple had the presence of mind to write it. I thank you for this gem...
     
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