Happy New Year friends! We’ve had a lovely Christmas break & we’re excited to see what God has in store for Essential Pendants in 2021. A few years ago I (Maree) wrote this poem, & I thought it would be fitting to share. I hope it inspires & blesses you!
P.S. the pic in this post is of frost we had adorning our farm a few days ago.
As you read through the pages,
What struggles did you face?
What wisdom did you find?
What experiences were new?
What friends did you make?
If you could only save a few,
What memories would you take?
What ways did you find laughter?
What blessings did you receive?
And did you give thanks after?
How did you spend your time?
What is written in your story?
Are they things that will last,
Into eternity & heavenly glory?
The pages that are written,
Whether it’s time well spent,
Or time that’s been a waste.
You are given one book to fill.
Each page represents time,
That you can spend at will.
And scribble through each day?
Attempting to write your story,
Hoping for a bright ending & happiness
Or do you relinquish the pen,
And entrust it to the Author above?
Who is faithful, just, and wise,
And writes each word with love.
Remember, no two books are alike.
Each is unique in it’s own way.
And if you compare yours to others,
You will only find bitterness and dismay.
No two chapters are alike,
Each is a season of your life.
If you compare one chapter with another,
You are likely to find inner strife.
For each and every being,
There is a story being told.
The way you spend your time.
Will determine how it will unfold.
So consider carefully the New Year,
How will you fill each one?
Written by Maree B.