Louder Than Words



The sermon by example
shows in a daily walk.
"Actions speak louder than words"
means more than pulpit talk.
A facade of piety
soon crumbles in the light.
"Actions speak louder than words"
means masquerades are trite.
What we do is case-in-point
for everything we teach.
"Actions speak louder than words"
means practice what you preach.
As an open testament
the tale of life is told.
"Actions speak louder than words"
means silence can be gold.
We reveal what we believe
no matter what we say.
"Actions speak louder than words"
means many terms misplay.
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Submitted on February 05, 2010

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Wallace Dean LaBenne

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