Extra Effort for Ordinary Results

3 Jan

From the Heart

Louise Gibson

author of Window Wonders

Sometimes I need a reminder
of just how blessed I am-
Especially when my heart is troubled,
as though I had failed an exam.

Perhaps it is age-related-
My arthritis is here to stay.
I sincerely try to ignore it-
but it refuses to go away!

I was on my way to go shopping
when it began to rain.
The car ahead bore a message on its tag-
“Too Blessed to Complain”.

When I reflected on My blessings,
my pains began to subside.
“Dear Lord, You are our healing physician-
In YOU I want to abide.

You provide all of our needs,
according to Your riches in Glory-
As I reflect on Your mercy and grace,
I am humbled to tell Your story.

P.S. We don’t need more to be thankful for-
We just need to be more thankful.

Proverbs 18:21
Death and life are in the power of the tongue.
And they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.

3 Responses to “Extra Effort for Ordinary Results”

  1. timelessitaly January 4, 2014 at 12:58 am #

    Such a wonderful reminder of the goodness of the Lord. Thank you….


  2. oldthingsrnew January 3, 2014 at 7:25 pm #

    I haven’t seen any bad attitude this week. Your poems are always uplifting.


  3. Louise Gib son January 3, 2014 at 4:32 pm #

    I apologize for my attitude this week. I succumbed to the pains of “old age” which is aways worse in cold weather. I THRIVE in the Florida sunshine, which is noticeably absent at the moment : – ) Truly sorry!


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