Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself;
I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today.
I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet.
I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it.
~Groucho Marx

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Sunday, August 7, 2011

The Secret

A poem by Ralph Cushman

I met God in the morning
When my day was at its best,
And His presence came like sunshine
Like a glory in my breast.

All day long His presence lingered,
All day long He stayed with me,
And we sailed in perfect calmness
O'er a very troubled sea.

Other ships were blown and battered
Other ships were sore distressed,
But the winds that seemed to drive them
Brought to me sweet peace and rest.

And I thought of the other mornings
With a keen remorse of mind,
When I, too had loosed the moorings
With the Savior left behind.

I think I know the secret
Learned from many a troubled way,
You must meet God in the morning
If you want Him through the day.

Have a happy and blessed Sunday my friends.
Happyone : )

About the blog look.  I wasn't happy with this but got tired of playing around with it.  After looking at it again this morning, it doesn't seem so bad and I'll probably keep it for a little while.

6 comments:

  1. Nice poem :)
    I think this blog look is nice and clean.

    (if you change the comment part to pop up box it is easier to leave a comment in your blog, lately it has been problems with leaving comments in some blogs and with the pop up box it seems to solve the problem.)

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  2. It is sad you can not change it to the pop up box. I hope blogger fix these problems soon. I will still try to leave all my blogfriends comments.
    Have a nice Sunday :)

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  3. Very nice poem for a Sunday morning.
    Have a great day and upcoming week.

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  4. Thanks for sharing the poem...good words to live by. I like your new look, but I know why you mean about working with it so long you don't really know wht you like. I want a new lok...never liked the one I have now but was frustrated not knowing what I wanted! It's a lot like clothes shopping for me!

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  5. I like this look for your blog.

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  6. I came over from Elaine The Retired Knitter's blog. Very insightful poem and your blog looks very fresh and inviting! Julie

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