Thoroughbred

Far before the time we’re in,
a tribe had lost their Khoisan king,
who led his tribe, and led him well,
compassionate king with love for all,
for he made sure they’re nicely fed.
For this king was a thoroughbred,
he cared for all. And made sure,
every child and mother,
man and beast all felt secure,
he offered shelter, food and water.
He cared for both the sick and lame,
he taught the men to hunt and farm.
But on this day the pale men came,
they held him down and burnt his arm,
his eyes were shut and teeth removed,
so no one could communicate,
the tribe cried for the king they loved,
whose heart was never filled with hate.

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A man told me how he and his friends who made fun of a pastor who spoke about faith; he quickly changed his topic to 'Hope' and it was like he managed to get their attention. Everything became silent and they started to really listen. When the pastor had finished the bible lesson. He walked up to them, and spoke with such a love that they started weeping.Soon that very same boy spoke to me as a pastor, about life .But I didn't care how important it was, I didn't truly understand the power of words. I lacked to understand but felt his passion. Everything he said, felt personally meant for me. I could not stop myself from listening.I was not a mistake, and later realized that there were people who cared. It only took one man to make me realize I was searching for hope in all the wrong places. I was fully convinced that my purpose was to do what he did. But he surprised me once again.At that last moment, he stared directly into my soul and said, "Don't ever try to be like me or any other human on this earth. You'll only find disappointment. I'm just a man. We all have a purpose and along the way you'll be judged by the world. But never stop!" "Free yourself by opening your heart and mind to the truth. That when you speak, always be happy."
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