by Shakera Reid-Stewart
12/15/2007 / Poetry
Bask in the comfort of your homes, but think of those with none,
Enjoy the luxury of your cars, but don't forget those who walk in the hot sun.
Relax and smell the fragrance of your freshly washed skin,
But say a quick prayer for those who have nothing to keep the warmth in.
Delight in the expensive toy that you got for a special deal,
However, do you ever wonder about the ones who scrape for their next meal?
Be happy and be blessed by the simple pleasures in life,
But remember those who suffer in agony and strife.
Don't be ungrateful and complain about the material things that we lack,
Give thanks to God above and always try to give back.
Don't whine about what you don't have like those earrings, that toy, that purse,
Always remember when you've got it bad, there's always someone who has it worse.
All rights reserved
Shakera Reid was born in Kingston, Jamaica and raised in Miramar, Florida. Her passion in life is counseling and educating youth. Hobbies include traveling, writing and watching movies. Her hope is to encourage others through her writing and to help them in their Christian walk.
Article Source: http://www.faithwriters.com
If you died today, are you absolutely certain that you would go to heaven? You can be! Click here and TRUST JESUS NOW
Read more articles by Shakera Reid-Stewart
Like reading Christian Articles? Check out some more options. Read articles in Main Site Articles, Most Read Articles or our highly acclaimed Challenge Articles. Read Great New Release Christian Books for FREE in our Free Reads for Reviews Program.
Or enter a keyword for a topic in the search box to search our articles.
The opinions expressed by authors do not necessarily reflect the opinion of FaithWriters.com.
Hire a Christian Writer, Christian Writer Wanted, Christian Writer Needed, Christian Content Needed
Find a Christian Editor, Hire a Christian Editor, Christian Editor, Find a Christian Writer