at these big roses", I exclaimed one morn,
friend that viewed them there with me
"What a lot of thorns."
don't you think they're beautiful?
should stop, smell them each day."
are apt to prick my finger",
you grumble 'bout a pile of leaves, or see a stately tree?
you offer praises daily to the God you serve?
be thankful for what you've got,
don't get what you deserve.
a lovely sky", I said to a friend one day.
say a storms a-coming, we best hurry on our way."
just look at those white clouds floating in a sea of blue."
"We donít have time to dally, else the rain will fall on you."
you look on the bright side of life?
do you expect the worst?
you thankful for the sun each day?
do you hate the heat and curse?
you view your life half empty?
does your cup overflow?
-©-Tom R. McNeil