We Do Not Think



So Seldom we appreciate... Our life from day to day... The
health, the love, the happiness... The smiles along the way...
The grace from God that lifts us up... And gives us strength
anew...To carry out the promises...We said that we would
do...We simply go along our way...And sort of trust to luck
...And then we gripe and grumble if...We suddenly get stuck
...Whatever small misfortune or...The softest drop of rain
...We always seem to be prepared...To murmur and com-
plain...Instead of being mindful of... The blessings we
possess...In all the common things each day...That offer
happiness.



James J. Metcalfe

This poem is on page 72 in book: Daily Poem Portraits

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