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Failing to try
trying not to fail.
Giving up…
some say don’t ever.
Giving in
giving out
or giving away.
Is there a difference?
Receiving or taking?
then forgetting
and returning
to do it all again.
Dying to self
but daring to dream!
Believing there’s a reason
for it all.
Holding fast
to the prize
that waits in the end.

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Failing and giving up are not really a negative…more like…a releasing. For it’s in the releasing, that God takes over. When you have to try too hard…it’s a sign to let it go. =) ♥

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  • DominicSavio
    DominicSavioalmost 3 years ago


  • =) appreciate that sister K-girl!! you know how it is!

    – reindeer

  • vigor
    vigoralmost 3 years ago

    Well said! Failing is not failure, failure is when we stop trying, to not give God our trust that He can do all when we allow Him. Our failures are tests of endurance, and this brings perseverence, and this brings hope and trust. We put too much trust in ourselves and we will never be able to stand up to God’s standards without Christ who has given us His Righteousness.
    Very real and honest write!

  • thanks Viv…..always appreciate your thoughts. =)

    – reindeer

  • Peter Lusby Taylor
    Peter Lusby Ta...almost 3 years ago

    your poetry simply gets better and better…!

  • That is sooo sweet of you to say Peter! I’m not sure why i’ve started writing at this time in my life…not like me. =) But it is very nice to receive comments like yours…i am happy to know some people get something out of it. It’s great to hear from you…i hope all is well. I see you found my new fb art page!! A new chapter in my life…very glad you stopped over there! Pop in any time! =)

    – reindeer

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