Friday, April 9, 2010

BE THANKFUL

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

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.

-Author Unknown-

2 comments:

michelle's blue planet said...

MWS, thks for dropping a comment at escape into bluewaters escape into bluewaters.
I am still subscribed to yr blogs via google reader but truth is I do tend to stay away from political contents :)))
I enjoy reading yr blog n often am sharing/quoting yr articles with friends.
Keep the inspirational ones coming!

masterwordsmith said...

Dear Michelle,

Thank you so much for your sincere response and for sharing these posts with your friends.

Thank you for still reading via Google reader.

Please accept my apologies for this late response.

I am so forgetful these days. :-(

And also hard pressed for time with lots on my hands. It is only now - during the school holidays that I have time to sit down and go through blog responses.

God bless you, Michelle, and your loved ones.

Keep in touch!

Cheers