Thursday, November 20, 2008

Drinking from my saucer...

Drinking from my saucer...

I've never made a fortune, and it's probably too late now.
But I don't worry about that much, I'm happy anyhow
And as I go along life's way,
I'm reaping better than I sowed.
I'm drinking from my saucer,
'Cause my cup has overflowed.

Haven't got a lot of riches,
and sometimes the going's tough
But I've got loving ones all around me,
and that makes me rich enough.
I thank GOD for his Blessings,
and the mercies HE's bestowed.
I'm drinking from my saucer,
'Cause my cup has overflowed.

I remember times when things went wrong,
My faith wore somewhat thin.
But all at once the dark clouds broke,
and the sun peeped through again.

So LORD, help me not to gripe,
about the tough rows I have hoed.
I'm drinking from my saucer,
'Cause my cup has overflowed.

If GOD gives me strength and courage,
When the way grows steep and rough.
I'll not ask for other blessings,
I'm already Blessed enough.

And may I never be too busy,
to help others bear their loads.
Then I'll keep drinking from my saucer,
'Cause my cup has overflowed.

When I think of how many people in this world have it worse
than I do, I realize just how BLESSED WE really are.
We have the best, Our FATHER in Heaven!!!
~ Author Unknown

Drinking from my saucer,
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3 Mel's World Friends Comments:

Praise and Coffee 8:11 AM  

We really are blessed and it's good to be reminded!
Hugs,
Sue

Debbie 9:22 AM  

Such a good reminder! No matter how many challenges we may be experiencing there's always someone else with more difficulties. I guess we need to keep things in perspective. And best of all, no matter what ... we have the joy of knowing to whom we belong!

Mel's World 9:29 AM  

You are so right Sue!

Debbie, it's funny how when you stop and put things in perspective they always seem so much better, isn't it?

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