Someone sent me this a while ago. I thought it was definitely worth sharing on the blog:
And the world makes you King for a day,
Then go to the mirror and look at yourself,
And see what that guy has to say.For it isn’t your Father, or Mother, or Wife,
Whose judgement upon you must pass.
The feller whose verdict counts most in your life
Is the guy staring back from the glass.
He’s the feller to please, never mind all the rest,
For he’s with you clear up to the end,
And you’ve passed your most dangerous, difficult test
If the guy in the glass is your friend.
You may be like Jack Horner and “chisel” a plum,
And think you’re a wonderful guy,
But the man in the glass says you’re only a bum
If you can’t look him straight in the eye.
You can fool the whole world down the pathway of years,
And get pats on the back as you pass,
But your final reward will be heartaches and tears
If you’ve cheated the guy in the glass.
And mad asks…
Have you ever cheated the one in the glass ?? Be it for one day , one hour, or even for just a moment?? When we fool someone to believe we are someone else, when we try to portray ourselves as someone we are not, are we actually fooling the others or just fooling ourselves in the process and after all that is it really worth it??!!
- The Guy In The Glass (yourinnerhealing.wordpress.com)