Black Poetry : olive oil

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  1. dnommo

    dnommo Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    She asked the prophet
    To help her in her
    Blight for her husband
    Now rests in eternity;
    He looked within;

    His instructions clear;
    “go to your neighbors
    and bring to me all the
    containers you can find”
    he pulled from within;

    the room was filled with
    empty pots, cups, and buckets
    and bowls, all shapes and
    sizes piled to the ceiling;
    he searched from within;

    he took a flask from the
    shelf filled with virgin
    olive oil and handed it to
    her to pour into the jars;
    he worked from within;

    she poured from the small
    flask into a large jar until
    the jar was full and cried to
    see the flask never empty;
    she smiled from within;

    she continued to pour from
    the small flask until all the
    jars in the room were full
    not once spilling the source;
    she praised from within;

    she poured out her love, her
    joy, her peace and her faith
    into all the jars that surrounded
    her never and yet running out;
    she poured from within;

    she poured into her family,
    her children, and friends until
    they could see what she enjoyed
    and loved, never growing tired;
    she was strengthened from within;

    and when one asked her how she
    could give so much and not grow
    weary, she said, “as I continue to
    pour into you, God pours into me;
    her help came from within;

    whom are you pouring into today?
     
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    D....

    i simply loved it!... a lesson for the masses!!

    thank you for sharing.

    when i start to grow weary... i'll remember to look to
    the "Source"... for He has a never-ending supply of
    everything i need! :)

    AlwaysPeace...
    Sunshyne~
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    NOW I LOVE DES PIECE FULL OF DEPTH
     
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    Dnommo ... this is beautiful

    thank you
    for pouring into me this day

    :heart:

    Destee
     
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    dnommo Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    thank you all for the read...
     
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    dnommo Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    destee,'

    thank you for pouring into this page for all of us to post too...
     
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    dnommo Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    GA,

    from GOD cometh my help....thanks for the read
     
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    surely i shell rest in the arms of he
    he will never leave me alone ...thank u
     
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    dnommo Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    you are quite welcome honeyluv...
     
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