Previous Challenge Entry (Level 3 - Advanced)
Topic: Donít Look Back (04/19/12)
TITLE: No Returns
By Lillian Rhoades
LEAVE COMMENT ON ARTICLE
SEND A PRIVATE COMMENT
ADD TO MY FAVORITES
I know what it means to have impatient dreams
To scatter them like seeds in a field called Hope
That yield little harvest.
Iíve climbed the ladder of Success
And gripped determination as I made my way up
Never letting go
Until I discovered that Success is not always measured
By how high you climb.
Iíve had the hot iron of Disappointment
Brand my expectations and make them his own.
Iíve come to Crossroads
Where there was no sign to point the way.
Iíve stopped by a place called Help
Entered and found it empty.
Iíve climbed the mountain
That led to Earthly Things
Then settled in the Valley of Things That Mattered Most.
Iíve lived for a while with Motherhood
Then moved on
To spend time in my empty nest with Solitude
Iíve stopped many times where Grief resides
But spent most of my time where Belief abides.
Iíve paid a visit to Friendshipís house
And found that entrance was by invitation only.
Iíve taken rough roads and stopped to drink
At the Fountain of Knowledge and Wisdomís Well
That satisfied my thirst in dry places.
Now the road curves Homeward
And I have no desire to return to places and things I left behind
For where Iím going is far better than where Iíve been.
The opinions expressed by authors may not necessarily reflect the opinion of FaithWriters.com.
Accept Jesus as Your Lord and Savior Right Now - CLICK HERE
JOIN US at FaithWriters for Free. Grow as a Writer and Spread the Gospel.