Monday, November 9, 2015
This poem takes the reader outside themselves to sharing with others and learning how to look on the other side of pain for the joy in life.
Today I smiled, and all at once
Things didn't look so bad
Today I shared with someone else
A bit of hope I had.
Today I sang a little song,
And felt my heart grow light,
And walked a happy little mile,
With fewer clouds in sight.
Today I worked with what I had,
And longed for little more,
And what had seemed like only weeds,
Were flowers at my door.
Today I loved a little more,
Complained a little less,
And in giving of myself,
Forgot my weariness
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