Love Never Fails

After witnessing such a beautiful moment of love and kindness this weekend; instead of my originally planned post, I decided to share a poem I came across once not realizing at the time that it was inspired by 1CORITHIANS 13:4-8.

Love is patient and kind;

love is not jealous or boastful;

it is not arrogant or rude.

Love does not insist

on it’s own way

it is not irritable or resentful;

it does not rejoice at wrong;

but rejoices in the right.

Love bears all things,

believes all things,

hopes all things,

endures all things,

Love never fails…

Published by 5thgenerationgirl

Tammy Wynette is a mother of three and a β€œG-MA” (grandma). Born in Warren, Arkansas, she currently resides in Sacramento, CA and is pursuing an AA degree in English at American River College, with plans to transfer to California State University, Sacramento (Sac State). She is an active leader and role model in her community, she works with teens sharing and teaching poetry, as well as providing insight for young parents to prosper. She has certificate from NAMI (The National Alliance on Mental Illness) and is a trailblazer & Griot, keeper of stories/traditions passed down from her ancestors. As an Author and motivational speaker it’d be an honor to present at your events to inspire, encourage & let our VOICES be heard! She has short stories and poems published in Our Black Mothers Brave, Bold and Beautiful!

78 thoughts on “Love Never Fails

    1. Although I’ve had a few poems published, I don’t consider myself to be a poet because I struggle to get them out like I’d want to. I usually post a poem last minute after time restraints during the week just to stay consistent w/ my Sunday post. Have you read my poems “5thgeneration girl” or “12 hour shift” on my blog? You may enjoy them as well. Thanks for visiting my friend!

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  1. This is one of my favorite passages from the Bible, and a very appropriate reminder as noted in the words of your poem Tammy! πŸ€— Thanks so much for spreading love today. If only people will hear attentively and respond accordingly, we can change the world! 🌎πŸ₯°πŸŒ Enjoy the rest of your Sunday my dear!!! πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’–

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      1. I agree with you QT πŸ’―. If someone doesn’t return such kindness, you never allow their ignorance to change who you are, and what you are made up of! πŸ€œπŸΌπŸ€›πŸΌ Hugs and smooches Queen! πŸ€—πŸ‘‘πŸ˜˜

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  2. This is one of my favorites…read at my wedding decades ago. One might say that that particular love did fail, since the marriage ended in divorce. But it did not…it resulted in my son, and it taught me things that helped me grow. Yes indeed, Love Never Fails ❀

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  3. Amen!

    If we would all live according to the two great commandments, to love God with everything and love our neighbor as ourselves, we would live in a much different and better world.

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      1. Hi, I’m not sure what’s happening. I just tried to view your posts & while I can see them , they are dim/faded and not allowing me to click on them to read. Not sure if it even let me follow. I’ve had this issue for a few days & wordpress support wasn’t much help. any suggestions? Thanks

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      2. Thanks, I appreciate it. Your post about Hawaii said comments were closed. I’m glad you found me because I’ve only been on a plane once, but now I want to go everywhere & just got my passport a few months ago. I’ll figure out the issue once I have some free time.

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