We Were Once There Lest We Forget


When the tears came to my eyes

I knew something powerful overtook me

The tears were not for my sorrow’s

But for you in your time of need

The courage to forgive your past

Put behind you the blame and proceed

Refreshes your soul and cleanses you

The mind now in the present to exceed

The price we pay if we earn

The lessons in which we achieve

Are seldom given the attention

That will provide in our time of need

The strength of our conditioning

Contingent on the foundation that it is built

Is subject to tribulation

The source for much of our guilt

We bond to others when we care

We experience them as they are

We create a pathway to nurture

Trying to recalibrate to the North Star

We all need a compass

Our navigation is often upset

Be there for your friends and loved ones

We were once there lest we forget

DCG