(Composed last 7.29.2014 11:23PM)

I’ve often thought of it

In places hard to get

And circumstances impossible to make

A smile that can melt

A heart that’s unrest.

So I’ve made a resolution

Amidst every awful situation

And sorrowful plight

To choose, to decide

To smile anyway.

When you’ve been taken advantage

In your weakness you lost perception

Of the things you once treasured

Your life you thought was over

But hey, smile anyway!

When you see an end

In relationships meant to remain

Swallow your pride

Close your eyes

Yes please, smile anyway!

When you’ve been crushed

By people you loved

Lift up your head

Continue to love

Sure you can, smile anyway!

When you’re left with no options

From your choices you once unquestioned

Relearn, reminisce, remember

And never surrender

Right, smile anyway!

When you feel wronged

And does not belong

When you see injustice

And prejudice

When you’re tired

When you’re lost

And reasons to fight

Are out of sight

When you’re hurt

When you’re upset

From things you can’t forget

Move on, smile anyway!

For the world demands for it

Your lover wished for it

Your child smiles with it

Your family looks forward to it

Your friends are expecting to see it

The lost longs for it

The strangers are enlightened with it

Humanity hungers for it

People around you are ministered by it

It’s gonna be okay,

Smile anyway!


Philippians 4:4 Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!

2 Corinthians 4:8 We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair.



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