The 1-in-100 Warrior Award: Gabriel Warrior Poet

27 Apr

“Out of every one hundred men, ten shouldn’t even be there, eighty are just targets, nine are the real fighters, and we are lucky to have them, for they make the battle. Ah, but the one, one is a warrior, and he will bring the others back.” ~Heraclitus

Strength. A Warrior is all about showing those who believe they have little of it just how much each one of us potentially has. I believed that I had great strength, but when I met my new beautiful brother Warrior Poet, Gabriel, I realized I hadn’t even scratched the surface. Strength. I think about what Gabriel has endured and that is the only word that comes to mind. Not great strength. Not immense strength. Not any other word that puts a limit on the size of his strength. Gabriel possess limitless strength. And he reminds me that my strength as well is limitless. I learn of what he’s endured, having lost five beloved children, and see the strength, grace and love that he chooses to possess, and I’m reminded of just how limitless my own is.

I believe among most I am a Warrior, but Gabriel makes me feel like merely a fighter as mentioned in the Heraclitus quote. He is a true Warrior, a beacon of light, a reminder of the power of choice, and we are lucky to have him. We are so lucky to have such a beautiful, strong, graceful Warrior to bring us back. Thank you for fighting the battle that you fight every day, my brother, you are a window for all of us to what we could be. Please take a moment to send this incredible Warrior your thoughts, encouragement and love today, the anniversary of the passing of two of his angels: http://gabrielwarriorpoet.wordpress.com/

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9 Responses to “The 1-in-100 Warrior Award: Gabriel Warrior Poet”

  1. Cat Forsley April 27, 2012 at 7:39 am #

    WOW MIRO …….
    BEAUTIFULLY WRITTEN ……

    MY LOVE TO YOU GABRIEL ……
    PRAYERS AND THOUGHTS YOUR WAY TODAY …..
    FOLLOWING YOUR WORDS NOW

    MUCH LOVE MIRO …..
    MUCH LOVE GABRIEL …..

    YOUR FRIEND ….
    CAT

  2. Gabriel Warrior Poet April 27, 2012 at 7:41 am #

    Humble gratitude brother Miro for this honour. As you say, our strength can be boundless if we strive to maintain a selfless and ego free balance and show love in all we do.
    Peace & grace my brother
    ~Gabriel

  3. janesfletcher April 27, 2012 at 7:54 am #

    no words I posses will ever be enough to describe what happened here…
    Gabriel “white light with rainbow” honoured …..

  4. Lisa Smythe April 27, 2012 at 8:58 am #

    Thinking of you my dear friend on this day and always xxx

  5. omwaombara April 27, 2012 at 12:59 pm #

    A standing ovation to you brave warrior. Our prayers for God to protect you along the way. Happy Memoriam to your two angels who rest safely in the Arms of God.

  6. Gabriel Warrior Poet April 28, 2012 at 1:48 am #

    Reblogged this on gabrielwarriorpoet.

  7. lexamar514 April 28, 2012 at 2:30 am #

    Gabriel I am so proud of you. You are so special friend to me and you deserve this and much more. Thanks for being the way you are and thanks for always share with us all that come from your beautiful soul…

  8. lscotthoughts May 2, 2012 at 12:50 am #

    This is a beautiful post for Gabriel, Miro, and I just visited him and followed. His poetry is beautiful and my prayers are with him, as well~ Hugs to you, too!

  9. granbee May 10, 2012 at 1:52 pm #

    So very, very pleased to be introduced to Gabriel. He has my fervent prayers for comfort and peace RIGHT NOW. So grateful you introduced us to him,Miro. You have such a generous, perceptive warrior spirit, dear man!

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