Tuesday, April 17, 2012

If You Had Asked Me...

If you had asked me
I would most likely have said
Keep them…
Keep all of them
And then I would have covered
With my hand the one I thought most beautiful
But God,  You know better than I
The unfolding of time takes moments even in the giving
So you take them
All of them
As You give them,
All of them
And cover my hand
With Yours
Making each moment
The most beautiful
Moment of all

© Janet Martin


  1. A very positive way of looking at the moments of life. It IS important to treasure each one for what it is.

  2. Yes...thank YOU Mary, for reminding me....after the kids almost missed the bus;))


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