Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Of Choices and Consequence





Today as in each day
It seems
We are confronted with
A conflict of voices
But God, help us to hear
Only You
And thus
Make obedient choices

This life is a buffet
Of offerings
We have been given
The freedom to choose
Help us to keep
In mind that someday
Our choices will collect
Their dues

Choices shape habits
And habits shape us
As we comply without
Second thought
So we should choose carefully
Lest we become
Someone that we
Rather would not

© Janet Martin

This morning, as I prayed with Victoria before she went out to wait for the bus, I asked God to help us make good and obedient choices today. It's so hard to do it on our own and yet SO often we try...

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