A Psalm for this Day


Thanks be for the simple gifts

so familiar that we may miss what

in the small what is miraculous:

for legs that enable you to stand,

to walk across the room, perhaps even

to run, hike and dance.

Thanks be for ears that allow you

to hear the voices you love,

for music that carries your heart into

the inky, wild cosmos of beauty.

Thanks be for your senses, and the scent

of rain-freshed earth and

rich coffee aroma,

for the steam that bathes your face

as you sip.

Thanks be for the mind

that can take in information

and consider past, and future,

for the ability to reason and to steer

action into constructive

present.

Thanks be for friendships

that broaden your world

and brighten your hours.

Thanks be for this day

and what it opens

into when

you give

thanks.

 

 

Advertisements

3 thoughts on “A Psalm for this Day

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s