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Habits
by E T Waldron
Monday, June 05, 2006
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"The chains of habit are usually too small to be felt
until they are too strong to be broken!"~
Samuel Johnson


"We first make our habits
Then our habits make us"--John Dryden


"Habit is either the best of servants
Or the worst of masters"--Nathaniel Emmons


I love to play in water
My sign pisces (dual fish;)
May answer for some of why
And yet, I love to play in sky
All kinds of music makes me sing
To some I'll dance, I love to swing
In fact I love to do most anything
Because of that I fall prey to habits
I never do anything in pieces and bits
My problem comes from overdoing
With some things I like, I get grooving
I'm an over achiever in some peoples eyes
Which makes them think I'm not so wise


But all of that stuff is old news, I quit
I turned my habits over to my inner spirit
What I am, is a lover of  Christ's Salvation
I replaced habits with Creator's Creation
All the bad addictions I had before
Have been replaced can exist no more
I drank and drugged and loved too much
Until I made my habit Creator's touch
So I can heartily recommend a change of habit
Is awaiting anyone who chooses to grab it



Note: The best way to deal with habits is to replace the bad ones with good ones,leaving no room for the bad to come back.


 


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Reviewed by Carole Mathys 6/6/2006
Fabulous piece, Eileen...as always
love and peace, Carole
Reviewed by Theresa Koch 6/5/2006
I Loved this Eileen each time I step into your words I have a new favorite~`*
Reviewed by William Bonilla 6/5/2006
A fantsatic piece Eileen
wonderful write

William
love & piece
Reviewed by Suzie Palmer 6/5/2006
Wonderful write Eileen!
Thank you for sharing. Love the quotes too and advice!
To beat the habit of craving and clinging is the drama of many lives ~ if not all, at some stages.
Love, Suzie xox :-D
Reviewed by Birgit and Roger Pratcher 6/5/2006
Very true and wise words, a beautiful message wonderful penned!
Love, B&R
Reviewed by jude forese 6/5/2006
Plato said we can erase out negative personal traits and replace them with positive ones ... not a bad thing to do ...

good responses from your flock ;)
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 6/5/2006
Words of wisdom are evident in this write. Well-done, Eileen!

Sandie May Angel a.k.a. Sandie Angel :o)
Reviewed by richard cederberg 6/5/2006
A free spirit embracing the beauty and ugliness of life will always take chances in his/her expressions of them.

Overachieving is certainly relative and only reflects the passion that drives some people to do better than expected.

I have never considered those that press into new territories of thought, and the expression of perception, as being unwise . . . quite the contrary.

These, I believe, are the pioneers that compel others to break free from their daily cycles, and gnarled lethargies, to become what most only dream about becoming.

You rock sister!
Richard
Reviewed by Crystal Silver Angel (Reader) 6/5/2006
Lovely as always and I agree with Peter...

Xxx dove
Reviewed by Susan de Vegter 6/5/2006
My Dearest Fellow Pisces....You certainly speak for me with this get acquainted verse. We are a complicated sign and we are a little of all astrological personalities. This gives us a lot of energy and our creative side dives into the depth of dreams and vision. We have it made in that respect, don't we. Happy flying and look around. You just may find me there.

Sysan
Reviewed by George Carroll 6/5/2006
I agree with this very wise poem in its entirety.
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 6/5/2006
Ya got the right and only remedy for the woes which beset most of us is the true love of The Good Lord and His Son.
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 6/5/2006
well said
Reviewed by Peter Paton 6/5/2006
Wise and sagacious words, Eileen
When we learn to master the carnal, we have it made...:)
Peter
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 6/5/2006
Wise advise in this one, Eileen, well written and presented!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 6/5/2006
Excellent write, Eileen; thanks for all your love and prayers!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D

God is indeed good; He blessed Karla and myself big time yesterday; I am STILL smiling about it! :)
Reviewed by Ch'erie de Perrot 6/5/2006
I agree, Ed you coined the phraze with par excellence.
Eileen Never a truer word spoken of our carnal natures.
Wonderful write.
XOXOX
Ch'erie
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 6/5/2006
I would think that an overachiever would look very wise in most peoples eyes...;) Rufuz & ed
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