Before We Were Born

Before we were both born
We lived in a beautiful place
So different from this world we know
With no limits of time and space

We didn’t need a body
To contain our energy
We were free to explore ourselves
In any way we’d like to be

We were just the same back then
Not a child and their parent
We were Beings of Love and Light
Both powerful and magnificent

We had shared many lives before this one
It’s so much fun to change things around
You’ve been my brother, sister, parent, friend
The different ways to be, that we had found

For this life that we are in now
We talked about what we would like to do
We were ready to remember who we really are
And live our lives bringing Spiritual Love through

We knew that this would be quite difficult
In a world of limits, near and far
Our goal would be to become Awake
To the truth of who we really are

This time you chose me to be your parent
To Love, guide you and help you see
The wonderful, powerful person you are
Creating your world with Love Energy

From you my child I would learn so much
About Unconditional Love
You came into my life to teach me
As an Angel sent from up above

I only want what is best for you
But sometimes I can make a mistake
Like you, I am learning to do my best
Together we will Awake

Trina Graves 14th May 2013


About This Poem

I think I was 11 years old when I began to question the religion I knew. (Christianity) I had been told (I can’t remember who by) that babies who were not Christened couldn’t be buried in a churchyard and this just didn’t make any sense to me. How could a pure innocent baby, newly entering this world, not be accepted by God? And then I remember pondering over the question of where are we before we are born? So, when I started to write some Spiritual Poems for children this was the first one I wanted to cover.

I am a firm believer in reincarnation, it just makes perfect sense and I have heard and read so many different stories of it over the years. I especially like the stories of young children who talk about past lives. I have been known to ask my grandchildren, once they were old enough to talk well, ‘Where were you before you were born?’ And, ‘Who were you before?’ but so far have not had any interesting answers! But, thinking about this now, I haven’t asked the more recent additions to the family, so I must do that!

The hearts on the picture below represent my three children (in this life!) and their offspring.  

Before We Were Born - Inspirational Poem by Trina Graves - Spiritual Quotes To Live By
With my first two children (1980)

6 thoughts on “Before We Were Born

  1. Well done! I had those same conversations, myself, when I was younger regarding what religion was telling us. And I, too, believe in reincarnation. It just didn’t make sense to me that we would all be born under different circumstances, and yet be expected to turn out the same way. It didn’t seem fair that some paths were harder, while others were easier. For me, the only thing that made sense was that we all got lots of different opportunities (different lives) to fully experience the full range of human existence.

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  2. Yes, I totally agree Anita. The only way we truly learn is through experience, so it just makes perfect sense that we get to live through a myriad of ways. Thank you for your comment.
    Love, Light & Blessings
    Trina

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