Thursday, February 19, 2009

COUNT UR BLESSINGS

I've never made a fortune,
and it's probably too late now.
But I don't worry about that much,
I'm happy any how.

And as I go along life's way,
I'm reaping better than I sowed.
I'm drinking from my saucer,
'Cause my cup has overflowed.

Haven't got a lot of riches,
and sometimes the going's tough.
But I've got loving ones all around me,
and that makes me rich enough.

I thank God for his blessings,
and the mercies He's bestowed.
I'm drinking from my saucer,
'Cause my cup has overflowed.

I remember times when things went wrong,
My faith wore somewhat thin.
But all at once the dark clouds broke,
and the sun peeped through again.

So Lord, help me not to gripe,
about the tough rows I have hoed.
I'm drinking from my saucer,
'Cause my cup has overflowed.

If God gives me strength and courage,
When the way grows steep and rough.
I'll not ask for other blessings,
I'm already blessed enough.

And may I never be too busy,
to help others bear their loads.
Then I'll keep drinking from my saucer,
'Cause my cup has overflowed.

When I think of how many people
in this world have it worse than I do.
I realize just how blessed most of us really are.
UNKNOWN AUTHOR

11 comments:

Dr. Internet said...

Cool poem man!

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ProfessionalLab

Matty said...

pretty optimistic at hard times like this!
well gud one

sormita said...

Very touching lines particularly these:-
And may I never be too busy,
to help others bear their loads.
Then I'll keep drinking from my saucer,
'Cause my cup has overflowed.

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Abhi The Reaper said...

Nice work Buddy...
Nice to see optimism in times of recession...[:D]
Keep up the gud work....

you-Newspapers said...

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