Manifest

Troubles got you down

It’s time to invest

Elevate your thoughts

Time to manifest

If you’re feeling blue

Time to shake the pest

It’s up to you

Manifest

Especially on an uphill fight

There is no time to rest

Better to compose yourself

Take time to manifest

So if and when

Times get tough

If indeed

You’re impelled to say “Enough”

We must learn discipline

When we confront our concerns

No matter how much it hurts

No matter how much it burns

Think not about the worry

Think not about the strife

Focus on the positive

To create a better life

It won’t be easy

You’ll have work to do

You can negotiate a better destiny

Just between me and you

You may not believe me

What works for me may not work for you

You’ll only know if you resolve to practice

You’ll only know if you resolve to do

DCG

 

Wallow in the Mire

Ask the right questions

Focus on the good

Knowing that you have been wronged

Won’t matter if this is understood

The best way forward

You must first find your stride

Following the affirmative

Let this be your guide

When you allow the cynical voices

To occupy your mind

You squelch any happiness

That you are willing if able to find

Wallow in the mire

Bespattered with wounded pith

If you remain there too long

A potential to overcome becomes myth

DCG

For Countless Generations

There are times when you feel pummeled and plundered

You see a thousand people cheat

You have to know when to fight back

And know when to take a seat

Much easier to see fault in others

Than to see fault within

So if you want a new start

This is where you must begin

The story of misfortune

An epidemic of moral decay

Inexhaustible accounts of the unforsaken

Albeit how do we portray?

It is certain you will be disappointed

Keep the spirit alive at all cost

Because when you are in deep despair

If you do not surrender hope- not all will be lost

When emotional resources are scarce

And there is no one to turn to when you are down

There is only one source that may help

Wherein the domain of faith can be found

Hundreds of millions of hearts and minds

For countless generations

Have given their testimony

And this is what they attribute for the explanation

DCG

The Ameliorist

So you haven’t had it so easy

For yourself you had to fend

How do I get over my feelings of abandonment?

As a child I had to pretend

Sometimes it takes a lifetime

For you to work things out

If you never take any action

HD Thoreau’s quiet desperation

May surely come about

The ameliorist must make decisions

An ever changing environment we face

How do we improve our situation?

How do we stop running in place?

The path to reach any piece of mind

The thinkers must make amends with the past

Those who feel deeply must forgive any trauma

And mediate the iconoclast

DCG

Careful the mind does not Daunt

It takes motivation, will, and determination

And to want it really bad

But to manifest a goal in sight

You must develop the behaviors you once thought you had

As dedication and discipline

Comes with a price

Don’t rest on your laurels

Make the sacrifice

It will not come easy

You must persevere

Navigate any resistance

Keep the mind clear

Illuminate the purpose

The heart wants what it wants

You cannot serve two masters

Careful the mind does not daunt

DCG

The Burden Remains on that Which We View

With every sunrise

I live to see a new day

Another chance to renew

With a currency of love in my transactions I pay

In needless attention

We manifest a destiny we make

Not in pursuance of our ideals

But in only the ones that we fake

That is to say

What we give our energy to

We attract that which we posit

The burden remains on that which we view

DCG

I Heard it from the Dali Lama

I heard it from the Dali Lama

It was also JC that said

For those that do you wrong

Return with goodness and love instead

We do not have to agree with others

We may have a different point of view

But we should not personalize emotional attacks

It is this animus we must see through

If you shine light on any darkness

You may be surprised at what you see

We must rise above our own egos

Respond with kindness to truly be free

Change a mind with kindness

You will work good deeds in belief

Change a heart with kindness

You will forever cast away any opportunity of grief

DCG