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Nov 25, 2008

    An Inspirational Poem
    Thanksgiving
    By Author Unknown 


    We are thankful for the care
    That did not come to try us;
    The burden that we did not bear, The trouble that passed by us;
    The task we did not fail to do,
    The hurt we did not cherish;
    The friend who did not prove untrue,
    The joy that did not perish. 

    We are thankful for the blinding storm
    That did not lose it swelling;
    And for the sudden blight of harm
    That came not nigh our dwelling. 

    We are thankful for the dart unsped,
    The bitter word unspoken,
    The grave unmade, the tear unshed,
    The heart-tie still unbroken.


    ---- 
    "Not what we say about our blessings,
    but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving."
    W.T. Purkiser

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Posted: Tuesday November 25, 2008, 7:37 pm
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GA.bby Angel (155)
Friday November 27, 2009, 3:54 pm
We appreciate you more than you know, and its just for your "everyday stuff". Thanxx Cal M..

Mary Kelly (0)
Wednesday December 1, 2010, 8:27 pm
Cal, this is the kind of inspiration I love, and on Thanksgiving is such an great time to do this. We should be thankful though, at all times, and express it to God and friends. Thanks for submitting this poem. My name is Mary Kelly

Anne C. (8)
Monday May 16, 2011, 7:07 pm
AMEN!!!!!

ellen m. (233)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 10:44 pm
This was a beautiful share Cal...Thanks buddy. 1love, ellen ♥

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