In this little book you will find
gems and jewels of a different kind.
To gain money or gold I share not,
for it is greater riches that Iíve sought.
In time what we have will slip away,
no matter how nice, itíll be gone one day.
Left behind will be the experience we gain,
which will leave us with pleasure or pain.
This thing called life is but a winding road,
containing many gifts and wealth untold.
But if you are wise, you will see
there is a price for each opportunity.
You have the chance to study and grow,
but you will reap the things you sow.
So choose well the things you embrace,
for many bring sorrow and disgrace.
Life is Godís college of higher learning
for the wise, the prudent and the yearning.
So donít fill your mind with rubbish and soot,
else there be no place for the good to be
Surely you know good and evil cannot coexist
and that good will leave you if you
So in this little book you will find
gems and jewels of a higher kind.
"Happy is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that
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For the merchandise of it is better
than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof
than fine gold." Proverbs 3:13,14