The World Is Mine……..

cit cit cit: forgive me when i whine

A Profound Poem but the Author is Unknown:

Today, upon a bus, I saw a very beautiful woman

And wished I were as beautiful as her.

When suddenly she rose to leave,

I saw her hobble down the aisle.

She had one leg and used a crutch.

But as she passed, she passed a smile

Oh, God, forgive me when I whine

I have two legs; the world is mine

I stopped to buy some candy.

The lad who sold it had such charm.

I talked with him, he seemed so glad.

If I were late, it’d do no harm.

And as I left, he said to me,

“I thank you; you have been so kind.

It’s nice to talk with folks like you.

You see, he said, “I’m blind”.

Oh, God, forgive me when I whine.

I have two eyes; the world is mine.

Later while walking down the street,

I saw a child I knew.

He stood and watched the others play,

But he did not know what to do.

I stopped a moment and then I said,

Why don’t you join them dear?”

He looked ahead without a word.

I forgot; he could not hear.

Oh, God, forgive me when I whine

I have two ears; the world is mine.

With feet to take me where I’d go,

With eyes to see the sunset’s glow,

With ears to hear what I’d know,

Oh, God, forgive me when I whine

I’ve been blessed indeed; the world is mine.

Hope this poem makes all of feel thankful and grateful in life. There are so many people who are less fortunate than us. Let us show them the gift of love and kindness. It never comes empty. May God bless us with all His joy and happiness to each and everyone of his children.

73 thoughts on “The World Is Mine……..

  1. A very beautiful poem Kamal dear friend.. I listened to this song some years ago.. It is touching indeed.. We have to be grateful and appreciate every gift given to us by God.. Keep giving dear ❤️🌷😊🌷🌷🌷🌷

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    1. Yes Sohair and we all have to be grateful for everything in our lives to our beloved God. He has given us so much there are so many who are unfortunate in life. Thank you so much for your kind and motivating words. Love and Light to you dear. Take care.


  2. Kamal, we have so much to be grateful for! You brought a powerful point home, which is you NEVER know what truly is in a person’s life so to be “envious” of that person, is never smart. Loved this!! Thank you! xo

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      1. Today I had the honor of photographing disabled children, and I thought what are we really complaining about often needless things. My heart goes out to all the people who are really suffering, actually they are the ones who do not complain much.


  3. Aw dear Kamal, thank you and dhanyvaad for sharing this stunning poem with us… thank you for reminding us of always returning to and to practice and embody gratitude! One of the most powerful healing elixirs:) Thank you for sharing your light! Loved reading this. Much love and light to you, beautiful soul! ❤️

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    1. You are welcome dhanyawad, Maria and I completely agree with your profound feedback. We all need to be thankful each and everyday to God for giving us such a beautiful life when there are so many unfortunate people who have nothing. Much love and light to you dear. Take care and stay safe.

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    1. Thank you so much dear Megala for your profound words and yes I completely agree with you. Everything in life we take for granted when there are so many unfortunate people in this world who have nothing. Let us not whine but be thankful to God for all his mercy and grace. Love and light to you. Hope all is good with you not seen you from a long time on WordPress.

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    1. Yes of course God is in all but they have certain disabilities and we who have been given everything then why whine instead we all can be thankful for his grace. Thank you for your valuable words Meenakshi 🙏🙏🙏🙏 Take care and stay safe 🙏💗💗


  4. A delightful poem, Kamal. I can imagine that any affliction on top of coping with the grind and demands of everyday life is really hard. People do seem to manage though, but I am glad I don’t have to learn to cope with more. Hugs.

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    1. Thank you so much for your valuable words dear Smitha. I have written few short stories and would love to publish them but am reworking on my stories again so that the reader must not feel uncomfortable reading them. Hope all is good with you and family. Take care


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