The Road Less Traveled


The choices we make in life, determine both our spiritual future and the outcome of our life’s journey. So, we need to chose wisely.


The following poem by Robert Frost has always been a favorite of those who've chosen to live life according to a lofty, inner, heartfelt feeling, rather than simply doing what everybody else does.  We hope you enjoy the poem.


The Road Not Taken


By Robert Frost


Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,

And sorry I could not travel both

And be one traveler, long I stood

And looked down one as far as I could

To where it bent in the undergrowth;


Then took the other, as just as fair

And having perhaps the better claim,

Because it was grassy and wanted wear;

Though as for that, the passing there

Had worn them really about the same,


And both that morning equally lay

In leaves no step had trodden black

Oh, I kept the first for another day!

Yet knowing how way leads on to way,

I doubted if I should ever come back.


I shall be telling this with a sigh

Somewhere ages and ages hence:

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I --

I took the one less traveled by,

And that has made all the difference.


Copyright © 1962, 1967, 1970

by Leslie Frost Ballantine.


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Life Is All About Choices


Life is all about the choices we make and where they lead.  Do they lead upwards to greater happiness, freedom, spiritual fulfillment and ultimately liberation, or downwards to increased enslavement to the fearful selfish desires of our lower, fear-based self?  To read more about life's purpose and the need to choose wisely please go here: "Life's Purpose".


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For more poems, quotes and stories, click on the links below:




"The Road Not Taken", by Robert Frost


Cherokee Wisdom


Footprints in the Sand


"Anyway", as re-written by Mother Teresa


"If I Can Stop One Heart From Breaking", by Emily Dickinson


"If", by Rudyard Kipling


Star of the Heart


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