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  Love and Respect
by Elisabeth Barstowe
Sunday, March 28, 2010
Rated "G" by the Author.

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I think Love is about understanding,
to stand up for one another without demanding
reciprocation with threath of alienation.

I think Love is about forgiving
the ones that stray when living.
And not just forgiving eachother,
also about forgiving yourself as well as another.

I think Love is about rising above
forgiving yourself each weakness with Love.
If you want you can leave them behind,
but don't bring shame, to yourself you must be kind.
Know that you can't erase and rewind,
you can only move on
but as you do so be strong.

Go forward in Love and Respect,
do not go forward and reject
that wich you don't understand.
Find the common thread and hold on.
Meeting half way, how can that be wrong?

 




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Reviewed by Carin Spirit 5/12/2010
I love this one 'don't bring shame, to yourself' ever! that halfway point is a must in this life, as well. Be Well, Carin'
Reviewed by Paul Judges 3/30/2010
Excellent work, Elisabeth
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 3/28/2010
Spritually uplifting in truth and love...

Be always safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 3/28/2010
I think you offer the recipe for "true" or "real" love, Elisabeth. Thank you. Love and best wishes to you,

Regis
Reviewed by Felix Perry 3/28/2010
Wise words and ones we could all benefit from.
Fee
Reviewed by The Poetess 3/28/2010

A sweet sentiment.

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