Day by Day

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Looming, life’s challenges come from left field

Invading life, pushing through safety shields

 

Sheltering-in-place brings many changes

Experiencing new rules, with broad ranges

 

Occupied at home, juggling novel ways

Overcoming change, yet lost in life’s maze

 

Closing businesses, routines now shuttered

Feeling suddenly strange, life seems cluttered

 

Playing underfoot, young children amaze

Showing adults, innocence shows new ways

 

Living with this new normal, upside down

Sensing loss, emotions creating frowns

 

Praying for those needing support and care

Tapping our faith, God leads with His bright flare

 

Remaking daily habits, life’s new pace

Shelving normal, left high on a bookcase

 

Growing each day, uncertainty prevails

Ticking clocks, second hands moving like snails

 

Hunkering down, persistent virus sprawls

Waiting day by day, patience makes its call

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Monday Memories: Walking the Trail

 

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Walking along an unknown, isolated trail

Hoping that this journey goes without fail

 

Watching skyward for some warm fun

Hiding behind clouds, escapes the sun

 

Hurrying along the narrow path against the windy cold

Seeking to not find too much adventure—yet be bold!

 

Traveling quickly, the brisk pace advances along

Thinking this morning hike, nothing can go wrong

 

Turning a corner, approaching a different place

Seeing a fork coming up and slowing the pace

 

Searching the mysterious routes of twin solitary trails

Feeling confidence slipping, suspense tips the scales

 

Deciding to journey down the unfamiliar path on the right

Adjusting the trip’s rhythm, accepting challenges in sight

 

Moving along another route, sometimes part of life

Aligning conflicting thoughts, without further strife

 

Finishing this satisfying walk, never feeling ready to fail

Realizing life’s unique treks, resemble being on this trail

 

Walking the Trail

 

 

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Walking along an unknown, isolated trail

Hoping that this journey goes without fail

 

Watching skyward for some warm fun

Hiding behind clouds, escapes the sun

 

Hurrying along the narrow path against the windy cold

Seeking to not find too much adventure—yet be bold!

 

Traveling quickly, the brisk pace advances along

Thinking this morning hike, nothing can go wrong

 

Turning a corner, approaching a different place

Seeing a fork coming up and slowing the pace

 

Searching the mysterious routes of twin solitary trails

Feeling confidence slipping, suspense tips the scales

 

Deciding to journey down the unfamiliar path on the right

Adjusting the trip’s rhythm, accepting challenges in sight

 

Moving along another route, sometimes part of life

Aligning conflicting thoughts, without further strife

 

Finishing this satisfying walk, never feeling ready to fail

Realizing life’s unique treks, resemble being on this trail