We get weary of our wanting.
We want more food and less weight,
longer years and sharper wits.
For what then shall we pray?
Contentment? Thankful hearts?
Teach us first to love you,
creator of all things, giver of all things;
to see the giver behind the gift.
Photo of flower stalks with a second bloom of snow.
Copyright 2009 Danny N. Schweers