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Topic: Beginning and End (04/16/09)
TITLE: Nevah, Evah Done! * Gasp *
By LauraLee Shaw
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Mistaking that. For when she ends
One worthy task, another’s one’s begun.
To-do list long. Chores mile wide. That’s not the
Half of it.
Eyes on roam, and ears up tall, she’s
Ready to outwit.
Socks from the dryer, matched, then put away, but
Wait, “I need that special shirt tonight,” her Honey calls to say.
Ohhhhhhh…can you hear her dismay? “Mayday! Mayday!”
Reality invades her, and fast, as she hears her daughter screaming.
Keenly, Mom’s able to redirect,
Incite her child’s mind to dreaming.
Satisfied, she sits for a moment…
Never mind the clock. Its ticking, her
Enemy. Dinner must be started, though, ‘cuz she’s a
Volunteer at church this evening.
Even there, no reprieve—she’s on call, don’t you see—a
Ringtone or text away. And come what may,
Every wandering thought
Veers home anyway.
Required. Lasting love of Christ transpired.
Does a Godly mother’s work ever meet its end? Well, let me begin, with my
No. It is only a beginning to a larger end. That day, when her Lord
Exclaims, “Well done. Good and faithful servant”
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