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Topic: Time-consuming (02/24/11)
TITLE: One Drop at a Time
By vincent lyons
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Which alone we might treat with disdain
But trickles they form on the hilltops
Become torrents that flood on the plain.
The floods make their way to the ocean
Carry with them so much thatís debrisó
The humdrum of daily commotion
Becomes flotsam that trashes the sea.
The sea is the lasting expression
Of the droplets all gathered in place;
Sea meeting with sky gives impression
Of the vastness of time and of space.
He spans the wide sea at His leisure
He Who counts all the drops in His hand,
And time He designed as lifeís measure,
Every moment by moment He planned.
So often we fret for tomorrow,
Other times weíre bemoaning whatís done,
The present is drowned out in sorrow
And we worry thereís flotsam to come.
This momentís the one we should treasure;
Itís a drop in an ocean sublime;
As lifeís full of drops for our pleasure
Letís enjoy them one drop at a time.
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