Tag Archives: values

Family

17 Aug

The following poem was forwarded by my mother no less and I thought it appropriate to share as I think the message rings true for most of us.

 

F A M I L Y

I ran into a stranger as he passed by,

‘Oh excuse me please’ was my reply.

He said, ‘Please excuse me too;

I wasn’t watching for you.’

We were very polite, this stranger and I.

We went on our way and we said goodbye.

But at home a different story is told,

How we treat our loved ones, young and old.

Later that day, cooking the evening meal,

My son stood beside me very still.

When I turned, I nearly knocked him down.

‘Move out of the way,’ I said with a frown.

He walked away, his little heartbroken.

I didn’t realize how harshly I’d spoken.

While I lay awake in bed,

God’s still small voice Continue reading

Changes

30 May

Changes take place within us and around us every day of our lives; it’s an inevitable law of nature. Amidst this cycle of chaos, our ability to grasp the essence of what remains constant afford us a degree of serenity and stability. 

Take a step back and ask yourself, what remains same for me? It depends on which window we gaze through – often a window called ‘perception’. Continue reading