Should we wake each morning
surprised to find ourselves alive?
that neither apocalypse nor
traitorous germ has taken us?
Every day is an extra day,
a dancing day, a joy,
your gift to us, your own true love,
to us, your love, your love,
if we have but eyes to see.
Photo of the photographer's eyeglasses.
Photo and prayer copyright 2012 by Danny N. Schweers,
with a nod to the traditional English carol, "Tomorrow shall be my dancing day."