Slavery

We are slaves to one thing or another …
our family, work or sport;
social media, movies or games;
addictions, appearances or wealth.

Is your service good for your health,
or does it drain your energy by stealth?

Are you a slave to your every desire?
Give into every whim ending up in a quagmire?
Or more disciplined than that
and trying to develop healthy habits …

Is your service good for your health,
or does it drain your energy by stealth?

 Does your service fulfil your needs?
Does it fit with your values and creeds?
Are you planting healthy seeds,
or compulsive sickly weeds?

 Is your service good for your health,
or does it drain your energy by stealth?

What rewards do you reap,
do you have deep contented sleep?
How does it resonate with your life aims,
or is it causing grief even pains?

Is your service good for your health,
or does it drain your energy by stealth?

Please pause and see
Are you heading where you want to be?
Are you feeling shackled or free?
Do you spiral down or light up with glee?

 Is your service good for your health,
or does it drain your energy by stealth?

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20 Comments

  1. Is your service good for your health,
    or does it drain your energy by stealth?
    HA!!….. Wow so many of us must really ask this question. Lately I have been asking myself this. I don’t know you, but it is true we are slaves to one thing or another …… UGH!…. I really like your verse up above, it gives a lot to thought. Of ourselves and what we surround ourselves with…
    Keep up the nourishment Kate.
    Quagmire… hahahhahaaa!!!!

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