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by George Carroll
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
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Structure is important

No matter what you build..

Oragnization its backbone,

Its flesh can be anything.


But mind you this my friend

The foundation is a key part.

But all of us know this-

I'm not sure  all the time.


If your plans in life

Have no foundation,

They will soon go awry.

We can't build from top to bottom.


Faith is our foundation

On which our beliefs are built.

Without a solid foundation

Even faith will soon be lost.










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Reviewed by Vivian Dawson 8/16/2012
Without faith there is no
reason to exist *George*
and thank you for relating
that wisdom....

Lady Vivian
Reviewed by Darrell and Kathy Adams 8/15/2012
Nicely said, George. Faith is the foundation and so determines the strength of any building upon it. The backbone, perhaps is the barometer of that faith? Just guessing but I like the thought. I like the poem. Thank you. Be well, Kathy
Reviewed by Liana Margiva 8/15/2012
'Faith is our foundation on which our beliefes are built'----- I LOVE THIS!!!!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva
Reviewed by Don Juan Amante 8/15/2012
sage advise from a wise man.
Reviewed by Mary Ann Biddinger 8/15/2012
George ~
Strength we find for the soul in
structure. Splendid words my friend.

Lady Mary Ann
Reviewed by richard cederberg 8/15/2012
Wonderfully rendered spiritual subtext
Reviewed by Lily of Lough Neagh C. Dennis-Woosley 8/15/2012
All of us choose to have faith in something, that is what is important George. Does not matter what our faith is as long as it is not man or money or things. On the other side, we must have some sort of structure to our lives as in our day to day living. I agree with Ronald in part he is very wise :) However, I will not go into how others choose to worship, if it gives comfort then this is good, I do not follow a religion for I see what it has done to many... I will also not banter with others on it. All must walk a path they choose and this is what is most important. :)

Love and Light
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 8/15/2012
A lot to think about here. Yes, we all need structure and routine just to get you every day and survive like our ancestors. These patterns developed long ago when our ancestors feared almost everything because death was always imminent and the only thing they had to hold onto was some faith that something better would happen to help them. But they all died in the end and their survival was merely the fact that they had children who survived after them.

Today it is different. We still need a good foundation built on the shoulders of giants. But we know the odds of being struck by lightning and find shelter. We do not have to rely on faith to protect us from lightning. If lightning does strike us, it is not because we didn't have faith or we were bad. It is because we were struck by chance. It is a small price to pay for not having faith. We will die anyway.

Reviewed by JMS Bell 8/15/2012
Reviewed by Laura Fall 8/15/2012
I agree with the other reviews well told indeed Laura
Reviewed by Morgan Merriweather 8/15/2012
Well said.
Reviewed by Budd Nelson 8/15/2012
words for all to contemplate george
Reviewed by neerja gandhi 8/15/2012
Yes, true... Faith gets us going..
Best wishes:)
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 8/15/2012
Sometimes I wonder if i have any foundation,
Nor do I believe does our present nation,
All life it seems has suffered castration,
Maybe in MY next life I will just reincarnate as a dalmation...e
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton 8/15/2012
Never more truthful words were ever written, George. I cast aside the artificial foundation I was given and went looking for my own. Never found it. Still looking. Lost so much during those years I looked. But I also gained something most important, self identity.

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