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What We Become

By Bud Lemire

Our parents teach us, the best that they can
With hopes that we, will follow the plan
It doesn't matter, where we come from
It's what we do with what we have, and what we become

It's what we want, it's what we need
That's measured out, in the life that we lead
To make each moment, count for something more
To me, I believe, that's what we're living for

Leaving an impression, for others to follow
To fill our roles, with a life we can swallow
The path we travel, on the journey we take
Will have challenges, with each choice we make

Within, we have the strength to prevail
It's our journey, so how can we fail
If we get stuck, and we're in doubt
We need to reaffirm, what life is about

I find helping others, is something I treasure
A life's gift, that is always a pleasure
You may want to sit, and do nothing at all
If that's the case, I hope you hear the call

When you are older, and are looking back
What was needed, what did you lack
We have so much that we could do, in our life's total sum
It's what we do with what we have, and what we become

Dec 8, 2018 Bud Lemire

Author Note:

I truly believe, we have it in us to become what we truly wish to be.
We just have to strive for it. Even if we think we are going in the
wrong direction and realize it, we have the power to change it
and go in the right direction. Our life is ours to live, and mold
it into what we want. No matter where we are, or who we are.
Be someone that you can be proud of in yourself, because it is
all about What We Become.

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