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Is God your last prayer?

You worry about money.
It becomes a constant worry.
Anxiety begins to creep in.
And depression takes over.

You become overworked.
Staring at bills, unpaid.
Stressed, and exhausted.
Is God your last prayer?

Somewhere I read these words.
God knows that you need money.
Yet, you do not live by bread alone.
But by every word of God.

When you are desperate.
With mouths to feed and clothe.
You ask God … Why?
Why has he abandoned you.

By C.E. Pereira



I'm a Eurasian of Portuguese, English, Scottish and Malay heritage. And my extended family are of Chinese and Indian heritage. In recent years, the younger generation have added on to include spouses from the Philippines, Nigeria and Russia. My world is made up of different colours like the rainbow. And like the rainbow I am unique. Reading is my form of relaxation, to escape from the drudgery of daily life and enter into a world of the imagination. It is the love of reading that has led me to try my hand in writing short stories and poems. I hope that in some way my stories and poems will take you for a little while away from the drudgery of the present into the pages of imagination. To new friends found, I bid you, Welcome. Sincerely, C.E. Pereira

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