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By Dale Jordan Heath
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Today

 

I am not worthy of today
and yet it is here
in its vibrance,
the veiled minutes
of wonder waiting for me.

I am making lists,
plans to do this and that,
no expectations,
no limitations~
only those I impose myself.

I am ready to know
the next half hour
of opportunity,
the afternoon of work
or ease of evening,
the tranquility of night,
the sensical dreams
of sleep, when it comes.

I anticipate tomorrow
a gift granted to me ~
from my Father,
who organizes
my calendar
with wise deliberation.

These words are
new like the morning,
like this day,
they came to me.
I share them
like captions to each hour
I live. I am not worthy,
yet I am here
today.


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Submitted: Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Last Updated: Thursday, December 4, 2008

About the Poet
I am a Christan mother, grandmother, wife, aspiring poet, and owner of a bed and breakfast with my husband of 37 years. I love to create an ambience of serenity in my home. I love soft music, the sounds of the birds in my yard, the whir of the ceiling fans,... Time has passed since the first time I wrote my Poet Bio...it has been three years now....in that time my life has changed drastically. We lost our beloved youngest child, our only son, to suicide. It has been devastating...shaking my faith to its core but not destroying it. I have not been inspired to write for quite some time now. I pray that I will be able to emerge from this pain and write with a new passion about my journey. Until that time I ask for prayers and that God will continue to speak to me and give me the peace that passes all understanding.


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