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More questions than answers this morning, it seems...

Where Do We Go From Here…


The Christians say, to heaven, so dear,

The Buddhists say, to our next life, unclear,

The Muslims say, hell, I am not sure, that is clear,

But we all have someplace to go, be it near, or not so…


Me? I want to be somewhere near the water, the ocean so pure,

There is in this place the ability to find that which I will need, the cure,

Want to be able to sense and follow those, which have gone before,

To be able to have friendships with creatures unlike ourselves, & more…


If we go onto another life,

Will it be just as frantic?

Just as full of strife,

Will we still be running around?

Chasing our tails, worried where we are bound?


I sincerely hope that this life will be the end of all strife,

To find freedom from that which we have run from,

To become more in touch with that which we derive fun from,

Not to worry about the little things,

Hell, not to worry about the bigger things,

Not to worry about anything…


So many things in this life we take for granted,

Will they be the same in the next?

Will they even exist when we move on towards…?


                                        © 2004 (ed)


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Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner

depends on whom you believe in, i guess, or your beliefs. i believe in Jesus Christ, my Lord and Saviour. :) may be wrong, but don't think so. :) i wouldn't want to repeat life over again, especially with all the ugliness in it now. i don't want to go to hell. so i chose to believe in salvation, and the reward of Heaven. :)

excellent, philosophical write--you've been having a lot of questions lately, and that's good...keep searching, i hope you find your way, before it is too late. you're in my prayers, dear (((friend)))

(((HUGS))) and love, karla. :)
Reviewed by Floria Kelderhouse (Reader)
Hi Ed...I read your post yesterday but was pulled away from computer
and didnt get to all depends on what you believe in Ed...
I believe in Christ Jesus because I choose to...and so I know I
will see Him in another make choices here on earth...
and then reap the rewards...I do believe there is but ONE God..
and no matter the religion..there is but One..we just all see
Him in a different well...bless you...floria
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Excellent observations, Ed; glad you are still around! It's evident that the prayers worked! Scary poem you wrote yesterday; you had all of us worried! But glad you made it through the day and on the drive home! Don't scare us like that again, y'hear??

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :)
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
O Ya I want to be with the ocean too!!

My ashes will be scattered into the deep blue water of the ocean!!

That is my final and only wish!!

Love what you penned here!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Joyce Hale
Ed!! You are getting philosophical!! and wonderfully so!! Great write! I loved it! Mehopes our next life will be a lot less strifeful, too! Thanks.
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