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To live die

To live to die

It’s sad and so sad
that I recollect the accident I had
I was dead for five minutes
how I returned heaven knows

God was well within....

twas written


many years have lapsed

I still live


tell each one

Live today

as if you will die the next day

and in yourself believe

as you learn not to grieve

for long you may live still.....

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''Live today

as if you will die the next day''

This reminded me of 2 verses very much linked to my religion.

''Pray as if you will die the next day'' and '' Strive as if you are going to live a thousand years more.'' At a glance, they may seem to contradict each other but the first one refers to one's faith as in doing good deeds and praying. The second refers to how one live one's life here as in being hardworking so that one can have a good life. Being a man of faith does not mean throwing away the needs for the material world but to form a balance for one's spiritual and worldly needs. I love this piece very much, especially the ending. It's superb!


no one knows
how and where......................

but maintain ur faith
'tis must!

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