"I want to thank all those from around the world who come and read the poetry that God inspires me with. This site shall always be totally free for everyone with no tracking, pop-ups or other distractions." ~louis gander

May 30, 2009

I'm Rich! 5-30-09

I feel your pain, I do declare,
I know life isn't fair.
You work hard and sacrifice -
I know you've paid the higher price.

I cry for you, and say a prayer.
I know life isn't fair.
You still run in circles and
will never, ever understand.

I feel for you. You're in despair.
I know life isn't fair.
You're poor beyond all measure -
but listen closely, there's a cure.

You're bound to gold, yet unaware.
You're lost - yet in my prayer.
It seems you can't let go of -
an idol which - can never love.

But God so loved - and told us so,
If we choose Him, we'll never owe.
I have all my hearts desires -
while you'll be poor when life expires.

The first is last - so don't succumb,
for rich reward is God's Kingdom.
Don't be a slave to futile greed -
but I am His - and rich indeed.

2009 louis gander - ALL RIGHTS RESERVED



  1. God Bless you today and always, I love this poem, it is so true to how many feel when faced with materealizm. I am older and have just figured it out and Thank God I have, this earth is a journey not a destination. Have a great Sunday,after reading this and doing my own post I am seeing the sun.

  2. Louis, We are very RICH! Our home in heaven awaits us. Not only that but we are sooo loved. Don't cry for me... I have Christ. It don't get any richer. There's nothing more valuable than Jesus in your heart. YaaY! Louis,
    Wonderful. ~ Susan

  3. Praise God for this poem... God bless you.. Keep on writing poems that inspire people... Especially to God be the glory! Amen! You're gifted and this website is a blessing from Him. Thank you for sharing, Louis


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