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  • A gift once was bestowed on me
    A glimpse into eternity
    Knowledge of the beauty on the other side
    On the inside, outside, all sides ‘round
  • The gift it eased my troubled mind, then
    Soothed my world-weary soul so deep
    But then I struggled to remember that sense
    It seemed to slip away; must find a way, a path to get back
  • It seemed the gift came with a price
    A need to pass it on, to share
    With others the thing that I had found
    But how, and where, and who, and why – who knew?
  • I struggled for a good long while
    Thinking that is what you do
    I fought with demons, as battles raged, epic fights I lost
    Again and again, I lost and fought and lost and fought
  • The whole time deep inside I knew
    What the other side it had looked like
    But never before had I had this need, this drive
    To pass a message on beyond myself to others
  • Truly a burden to bear it was
    I’d always been about myself
    I’d lived to serve my own self needs
    Living to serve others was foreign to me
  • The demons were of my own creation
    It took awhile to recognize, them as me
    My own mind brought them each to me
    And likewise could make them go away
  • But first I had to rest the arms
    Accept defeat - war was futile
    Surrender into what I knew
    And be…just be…for therein lies eternity
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