Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Of Allotments and Accounting





We are given its allotment
In a measure preordained
And we ought to treasure ardently
Each twinkle unrestrained

For its moment-spun oblation
Is a bidding from above
To embrace its obligation
In an offering of love

This sphere on which we tally
Life's tick of hour and year
Shapes time’s small dilly-dally
Which at death will disappear

So we ought to employ wisely
Time’s delicate amount
For the Giver of its gifting
Will require an account

© Janet Martin
  
Teach us to realize the brevity of life, so that we may grow in wisdom. Ps. 90:12 NLT





 (photos taken at Home Furniture, St. Jacobs Ontario, Canada)

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