Here I am, walking through time
taking these steps, through this life of mine
Where am I now, and where will I go
Is it all an illusion? - I really don't know.
Days seem to pass, before long it's years
While I've been contemplating life's hopes and Life's fears.
Watching and waiting, just looking on
before I knew it, my whole life had gone
I awoke from Life's dream, and now here I stand
Looking back at my life with God at my hand
I learned about life and the meaning of love
amidst tears of pain, but was that enough?
In life we can live out our dreams if we want to - its true
the one who decides, takes chances, makes choices
So before you let your life pass you by
think of these words, Live your dream - don't be shy
All you need, you have within
So live your dream now, let YOUR life begin
Here is the test to find whether your mission on earth is finished.
If you're alive, it isn't.
Life's not always fair.
Sometimes you can get a splinter even sliding down a rainbow.
I knelt to pray when day was done
And prayed, "O Lord, bless everyone,
Lift from each saddened heart the pain
And let the sick be well again."
And then I woke another day
And carelessly went on my way,
The whole day long I did not try
To wipe a tear from any eye.
I did not try to share the load
Of any brother on the road.
I did not even go to see
The sick man just next door to me.
Yet once again when day was done
I prayed, "O Lord, bless everyone."
But as I prayed, into my ear
There came a voice that whispered clear,
"Pause now, my son, before you pray.
Whom have you tried to bless today?
Gods sweetest blessing always go
By hands that serve him here below."
And then I hid my face and cried,
"Forgive me, God, I have not tried,
But let me live another day
And I will live the way I pray."
Amiable agnostics will talk cheerfully about man's search for God.
For me, they might as well talk about the mouse's search for a cat.
© Tina's Prayer Gate
August 4, 2012