you ever balanced a dime on edge?
Itís not easy when its edges
have been worn down by life.
isnít that like life, the need to
The fears and doubts with
faith and hope?
daily sunrise spread warmth and trust
overcome the darkness, the fears and
struggled for decades trying to walk by
Trying not to make a
mistake, so cautiously going through
intersections of life while looking for
the roadsigns of His SpiritÖ..
fear Iíve been too reluctant, too timid,
Too afraid of my own
To risk much for
now as I approach my sixth decade, Iím
The missed chances, the lost
Iíve failed to act when I should have.
didnít stop to speak that word of
To that priest walking with
head and heart bowed down.
I havenít poured
out my utmost each day,
Helping others alongside my pathÖÖ..
dare dream big now for His sake, after
decades of failures?
Can He still use me in a
Do I dare
challenge God to bless me
can be His funnel to others?
life like a series of tennis matches?
The more we practice,
The better our shots and
walk of faith,
The more success
we have at our lifeís true avocation,
Which is to reflect His glory and truth
in all we do?
Doesnít the Lord sometimes sit on the
sideline as our Coach,
By His Word instructing how
to put a backspin on life?
He the Judge in some games, patrolling
Doesnít He sometimes play on
the other side of the net
thunderstorm of problems,
Waiting to see how quickly weíll catch
circumstance Heís tossed our way,
Waiting with a great big
grin for us to whack the thorn aside
returning to Him our backspin of sweaty
He sometimes our doubles Partner,
When weíre tired, needing
rest, when He knows
We need help to
withstand the onslaught
Satan and his team?
Except He NEVER
makes a mistake,
He NEVER drops a shot.
know Heís already won the game.
all know people who, like me, have
missed out in the game of life
Because we were too
concerned about making mistakes,
Too timid and
cautious in our walk of faithÖÖ
it time for God-sized dreams, to take
Ephesians 3:20 to heart,
To Challenge God to give us
Am I dreaming