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

An early morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.
~Henry David Thoreau

This is the day which the Lord hath made;
we will rejoice and be glad in it.
Psalm 118:24


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Sunday, September 27, 2020

He's Always There

 Happy Sunday

He's Always There

I'm a participant in the adventure of life,
Now, I can make it trouble or I can make it strife.

I can let my face show a scowl or maybe a frown,
When others say things are looking up, I can look down.

But life here is really short, from beginning to end;
The Bible tells me I might expect threescore and ten.

So, I've got to make my life count for something good.

I want to be able to say, I helped all I could.

So, when my time comes to go, and I leave here below,
May friends say that kindness to others did I show.

For I have a Master you can see, most faithful to behold,
And He's building me a home, on a street of pure gold.

So, I'm going to wear a smile, as wide as a country mile.

And I'll share some cheer, before I think of leaving here.

So, if you are feeling low, and life's not being quite fair,
Then left you eyes toward Jesus, for He is always there.

Tried to find out who wrote this but didn't have any luck.

A Blessed Sunday to all.
happyone ❤️

Comment Replies:
Vee - Will be framing the cross stitch.


eileeninmd said...

Happy Sunday to you!
Enjoy your day, have a great new week!

Sue said...

Thanks for the encouragement! today!

Tom said...

...and two beautiful images to accompany these lovely words.

Ruth Hiebert said...

It is very well written. I could add my amen to it.

Vee said...

That is a very nice piece.

Deb said...

What a lovely poem, Karen. You surely are one who shows The Master's love and kindness. I am blessed to count you as a friend! See you again tomorrow!

Hootin' Anni said...

This is truly an inspiration, and definitely something to live by in my opinion.

Victor S E Moubarak said...

God bless you.

Henny Penny said...

So true! He is always there. I love how your leaves are beginning to turn. I noticed a few pretty yellow dogwood leaves this morning.

ellen b. said...

So thankful for Jesus. Beautiful images.

Lowcarb team member said...

Hope your Sunday was wonderful.

All the best Jan