Each day affords us opportunity and challenge,
a new beginning
A spring board
on which to place our feet, regain balance;
then with a bounce we plunge forward
The dark quiet of the night
brings its own opportunity and challenge
time for struggle, honest review, introspection,
a time to mourn,
resolve for letting go, letting God
Finally restful slumber takes over
carries God’s forgiveness and peace,
a blessing of strength to meet the dawn.
Thanks be to God.
2010 copyright M. Joyce Athey