Skip to comments.Forgive Me When I Whine (Inspirational)
Posted on 11/21/2012 5:52:37 PM PST by TSgt
Today upon a bus I saw A lovely maid with golden hair I envied her - she seemed so gay- And oh, I wished I were so fair, When suddenly she rose to leave, I saw her hobble down the aisle; She had one foot and wore a crutch, But as she passed, a smile, Oh God, forgive me when I whine, I have two feet - the world is mine.
And when I stopped to buy some sweets, The lad who served me had such charm He seemed to radiate good cheer, His manner was so kind and warm. I said, "It's nice to deal with you, Such courtesy I seldom find." He turned and said, "Oh, thank you, sir!" And then I saw that he was blind. Oh, God, forgive me when I whine, I have two eyes- the world is mine.
Then when walking down the street, I saw a child with eyes of blue, He stood and watched the others play; It seemed he knew not what to do; I stopped a moment, then I said, "Why don't you join the others, dear?" He looked ahead without a word, And then I knew: He could not hear. Oh, God, forgive me when I whine, I have two ears,- the world is mine.
With feet to take where I'd go, With eyes to see the sunset's glow, With ears to hear what I would know, I'm blessed indeed; the world is mine; Oh, God, forgive me when I whine.
When one of my daughters was in the womb I was told by a ‘specialist’ that there was a much greater than 50% chance that she would be ‘severely mentally retarded.’ Now she is 2 and healthy and I am convinced that she is already smarter than I’ll ever be. For that I am eternally thankful.
Nice. Thanks for posting.
“Sometimes it’s not what you have that reminds you to be thankful, it’s what you don’t have”.
True words, TSgt! Happy Thanksgiving!
Happy holidays & God Bless you & your loved ones.
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