Tag: self-sacrifice

Don’t Urge Me

“Entreat me not to leave you,Or to turn back from following after you;For wherever you go, I will go;And wherever you lodge, I will lodge;Your people shall be my people,And your God, my God.Where you die, I will die,And there will I be buried.The… Continue Reading “Don’t Urge Me”

A Conqueror’s Memoir

A tale shall be toldof a man whose storyis long and impressive.A story of resilience and valorwith an extravagant show of discipline. Of a man who conquered the arenawith his sword of firm courage,with his hard-clinched fit and steady feet.And fought with every ounce… Continue Reading “A Conqueror’s Memoir”

Glad to be called a Teacher!

It’s not my name, thoughBut a title I’ve come to likeSince I use every opportunityTo impart knowledge.I learned this art from Jesus,Who gave up his rest when fatigue disagreedTo quench the thirst of his listeners,Those that followed him wherever he went.Like Jesus, my students… Continue Reading “Glad to be called a Teacher!”

Father to Father

Now my sons are born I seldom complainlike he never did about his worries –the weight and responsibilities of fatherhood. The obligation to protect n’ providecomes first and your wants very few –that desired designers shoes become wishful thinking. Now my sons are born,… Continue Reading “Father to Father”