Learn More

Patricia Grantham

Freshman - 2,244 Points (Moncks Corner, South Carolina)

On a Mission

He woke me up this morning
To see a brand new day
So grateful for His mercy
I then knelt down to pray

Food to feed the hungry
Alms to give to the poor
A helping hand to someone
Never to want no more

Shelter for the homeless
That have no place to go
A comfort to the lonely
Say how I love them so

Bestow my earthly goods
To those who are in need
Giving of some precious time
Then sow some nurturing seed

Time that is much well spent
Is an important part of living
Show our concern for others
Seek a chance for our giving

Teaching the love of Jesus
To those that's eager to learn
Always going on a mission
My Angel wings I would earn

Submitted: Monday, June 24, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (On a Mission by Patricia Grantham )

Enter the verification code :

  • Veteran Poet - 3,927 Points Khairul Ahsan (11/6/2013 7:52:00 PM)

    This is a beautiful poem, just reading it once soothes one's heart! Deserves 10/10.
    'Bestow my earthly goods
    To those who are in need
    Giving of some precious time
    Then sow some nurturing seed'
    I liked this stanza the most.
    I've also read your biography, the three philosophies of life that you have mentioned are indeed very much inspiring. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Abhishek Mishra (9/23/2013 6:54:00 AM)

    It's a Great and Inspiring poem.
    You are my inspiration to write for a good cause...hats off to you: -) (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 33,871 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (8/18/2013 10:02:00 AM)

    Glory to be the LORD...each line and stanza wreath in a string to beautify it...A Garland of Humanity...I thank also for the comment as a poet A bit late I was Sick with this sicky world 10 (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Aswath Raman (8/16/2013 8:44:00 AM)

    Yes Ma'am! Thats how we earn the angel wings! To accomplish the tasks given by God and to work with him! I guess it is more of a spiritual write! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 457 Points Louis Rams (7/29/2013 7:17:00 AM)

    your angel wings were there from the very start, it was just hidden deep inside your heart (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 781 Points Thomas A Robinson (7/15/2013 11:42:00 AM)

    You cam't earn you way to heaven.
    But you can make God to smile,
    He then grants you favor
    and you return the smile (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 812 Points Unwritten Soul (7/15/2013 10:11:00 AM)

    I love to see brightness through your mind, and it shine well in heart...so no wonder your write is very pretty art! _Soul (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 88 Points Payal Parande (7/14/2013 11:13:00 AM)

    beautiful just beautiful i am in awe the words and the feelings in them is just beautiful.... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Nader Baheri (7/12/2013 4:42:00 AM)

    this is very altruistically written.i see real LOve in this poem.not the love itself.love for everyone.
    superb and marvelous. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 6,242 Points Neela Nath (7/4/2013 8:31:00 AM)

    Very soothing.I loved it.You have a soft feelings for the poor.That's great. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 12,300 Points Valsa George (7/3/2013 9:20:00 AM)

    Most of your poems express your desire to be of help to the needy! Along with this lovely poem, I appreciate the good Samaritan in you! (Report) Reply

Read all 27 comments »

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  3. Christmas Trees, Robert Frost
  4. The Saddest Poem, Pablo Neruda
  5. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  6. A Child's Christmas in Wales, Dylan Thomas
  7. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  8. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  9. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  10. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou

Poem of the Day

poet James Whitcomb Riley

There! little girl; don't cry!
They have broken your doll, I know;
And your tea-set blue,
And your play-house, too,
Are things of the long ago;
...... Read complete »


New Poems

  1. Who You Are, Kolade Seun
  2. Oh Christmas Tree, Mr. Spock
  3. Birthday, Kolade Seun
  4. The Stanzas of Life and Death, Peter Black
  5. Cooking Carp, Mr. Spock
  6. A space of Time, Peter Black
  7. A Summer Nymph, Peter Black
  8. Tithonus and Fallacia, Peter Black
  9. The Singer's Grief, Peter Black
  10. The Myth of Er, Peter Black
[Hata Bildir]