A Poem about Doing Good



Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper
time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.

- Galatians 6:9



The music playing is
You Raise Me Up
Performed by Celtic Woman


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Do it Anyway

People are often unreasonable, illogical,
and self-centered;
Love and forgive them anyway.
If you do good, people may accuse you
of selfish, ulterior motives;
Do good anyway.
If you are successful, you will win some
false friends and some true enemies;
Succeed anyway.
If you are honest and frank
people may cheat you;
Be honest and frank anyway.
The biggest men and the biggest ideas
can be shot down by the smallest men
and the smallest ideas;
Think big anyway.
People pretend to love the little people
but sell their souls to the big people;
Fight for the little people anyway.
What you spend years building,
someone could destroy overnight;
Build anyway.
If you find serenity and happiness,
they may be jealous;
Be happy anyway.
People really need help but may
attack you if you help them;
Help them anyway.
The good you do today,
people will often forget tomorrow;
Do good anyway.
Give the world the best you have and
and it may never be enough;
Give the world the best you've got anyway.
You see, in the final analysis,
it is between you and God;
It was never between you and them anyway.


- by Kent M. Keith -


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