A permanent struggle

How easy is it for you
To do what you know
Is right?
How easy is it for you
To stick to
What you know is
right?
When temptation’s hand
Is being stretched
To you,
How easy is it to resist?
Isn’t it so hard
To be pure in a world
That is full of sinners?
We live in a world of sin,
Where great is anyone
Who lives above sin;
And scarce, are such
To find;
Yet, we must not throw in
the towel in our struggle;
We must continue
To climb to the top
Of the ladder of purity;
Where sainthood dwells;
And each time we fall,
As many times we will do;
Many times we must get up,
Dust ourselves
And continue;
It is a permanent struggle.

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