As dramas unfold in life,
We seek guidance wherever it may be found,
God, government, friends, family,
Selectively choosing that which we find amiable,
While discarding what is distasteful,
This grants us no benefit,
Except to the feeble mind which construed.
At times we must exhibit courage through self-sacrifice,,
Enduring the consequences of our thoughts and deeds,
In order to reap our just reward,
In this truth, I strive to live my life,
To curb unkind thoughts,
Withhold unhelpful actions,
And consider every man my equal and friend.
~~ D. R. DiFrancesco ~~