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Famida Basheer

Birth Place

Age Category

Birth month and day


Editor Oxford University Press.

poetry,reading,painting,cooking,candle making, gardening,social welfare

Awards or achievements
School and college awards for literary and artistic pursuits..

Marital status

Two sons, a daughter in law, a grandson.

Published works
An Anthology of poems- Wordchimes. Class X English Reader Tamil Nad State Board.

Volunteer work
Currently involved with educating young girls.

Professional or Philanthropic associations (including religious affiliation)
Previously involved with Leper rehab and medical awareness programmes.

Poetry writing experience
Have written some poetry and prose in school and college magazines and have actively participated in poetry at pathetic.org only since Oct.'99.

State or country in which the poet resides
Ooty, India

Testimony of saving faith for Christians only
“Therefore, having been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we also have access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God.” (Romans 5:1-2)

About the Poet
Wife, mother,grandmother (Love that part best!) writer, editor, content writer, gardener, bird lover.

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Chime Of The Day

December 12, 2018

Self Inspection
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By Michael P. Johnson
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Self Inspection


Is your sleep blessed with peace of mind?

Is your heart trouble free?

Amazing things in truth we find

When eyes selfless can see


Please ask yourself if Christ is real?

Ask if the bible’s true

If God’s aware of how you feel

And sees the things you do


Now ask yourself who made the earth?

The starry host above

Who gave to Eve and Adam birth?

If not The King of Love


Just spare a moment, look inside

Take stock of how you live

Are secrets there you seek to hide?

Or wish The Lord to give?


Such thoughts prevail from time to time

The young as well as old

We each have fallen fowl to crime

When lives in truth unfold


The feelings in one’s heart at night

The murmurs deep within

These thoughts from which we’d soon take flight

Are fruit of wayward sin


Regardless of your answer now

In spite of how much shame

Let wisdom lead your knee to bow

Seek God in Jesus’ name


Through God alone is life restored

Beneath His healing wing

When Christ becomes one’s living Lord

Life’s victory song we’ll sing.....

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