Hurt People

by Mike Turner

Hurt people
Hurt people
And perhaps our turning the other cheek
May be the only kindness they’ve ever known
It many not lead them down a different path
But perhaps bring a moment of respite
To a life filled with sorrow and pain
And are not each of us
Deserving of a small bit of comfort and peace
In this savage world?
May we see that Christ’s instruction to us
Is a simple one:
Follow the Golden Rule
Love One Another
Thus becoming the embodiment
Of Way, Truth and Light
In this mortal realm
As we follow His Path
Homeward

Mike Turner is a songwriter and poet living on the U.S. Gulf Coast. He was named Male Gospel Entertainer of the Year by both the Alabama Music Association (2016) and North America Country Music Associations International (2017). His debut poetry collection, “Visions and Memories,” is available on Amazon. 

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