This Moment

August 18, 2008
I May never see tomorrow there's no written guarantee, and things that happened yesterday belong to history. I cannot predict the future, I cannot change the past. I have just the present moment, I must treat it as my last. I must use this moment wisely, for it soon will pass away, and be lost to me forever as part as yesterday.
I must exercise compassion, help the fallen to their feet, be a friend unto the friendless, make an empty life complete. The unkind things I do today, may never be undone, and the friendships that I fail to win, may nevermore be won. I may not have another chance, on bended knees to pray and thank God with humble heart, for giving me this day.

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LivingInLiterature said...
Sept. 15, 2009 at 2:47 pm
I love everything about this except the last line. I don't know why though.
PaloVerde1 said...
Jul. 31, 2009 at 2:03 am
Wonderful piece, my dear.
Sheston said...
Jul. 29, 2009 at 11:34 pm
schrip said...
Jan. 23, 2009 at 4:51 am
Amazing rhythm. And THAT is saying something.
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