Poem: We Cannot Give What We Do Not Have

We cannot give what we do not have.

If you have hatred, you cannot give love.
If you are hopeless, you cannot bring hope.
If you do not believe, you cannot inspire faith.

Can you be a peace maker, when you are at war within?
Can you offer a smile, when malice fills your heart?
Can you solve a problem, when you are a problem yourself?

In Life; Things Happen And We Respond.

We acquire our responses.
We become our responses.
We manifest our responses.

We Cannot Manifest Who We Are Not

Our senses feed us with perception,
sometimes we don’t detect deception,
so we act without discretion.

Over time we become addicted,
practice gets us initiated
and habits make us adopted.

We receive what we have not.
we practice what we should not.
we become who we are not.

We are deceived into obediece.
We practice hatred and discrimination.
We become fakes, with nothing to offer.

Why look outward for direction?
Do not conform to the patterns of this world!
Be transformed, by the renewal of your mind.

We are designed to love one another.
We have two hands to help each other.
We should do for one another, what they cannot do for themselves.

We cannot give what we do not have,
we cannot manifest who we are not;
we have to watch our responses.

What we eat, may not make us.
What we wear, may not spoil us.
How we respond, may just become us.

As life makes things happen for you;
accept and manifest who you are.
You cannot give what you do not have.

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About teeceecounsel

Who am I really? Can that be defined yet? Probably by the time I'm long gone and all the pieces of my activities are compiled and analysed then you can know what you want to know about me. Meanwhile, I write. Not because I love writing but because I love people. I love to care and love to share. I'm a deep thinker and I love to believe in the impossible. The ideal is attainable and a shot at it must be given. Don't say 'It won't work' rather ask 'how will it work? Nobody is ever doomed unless they made the choice. To resist good and to adopt evil is already doom. To loose hope is to choose doom but to believe that every step is a passing phase leading towards your hope is to choose progress. I may go on and on but my posts say it all. I don't force you to agree, I only say enjoy!
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7 Responses to Poem: We Cannot Give What We Do Not Have

  1. wordsaver says:

    We Cannot Manifest Who We Are Not, what a nice thought, and real

  2. kalabalu says:

    we can not take what we can not give..so must have it before we take it to give it…

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