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For My cup has overflowed

Tuesday, September 01, 2009

I've never made a fortune, and it's probably too late now.
But I don't worry about it that much, I'm happy anyhow.
And as I go along life's way, I'm reaping better than I sowed.
I'm drinking from my saucer, 'Cause my cup has overflowed.
Haven't got a lot of riches, and sometimes the going's rough.
But I've got loving ones all around me, and that makes me rich enough.
I thank God for his blessings, and the mercies He's bestowed.
I'm drinking from my saucer, 'Cause my cup has overflowed.
I remember times when things went wrong, My faith wore somewhat thin.
But all at once the dark clouds broke, and the sun peeped through again.
So Lord, help me not to gripe, about the tough rows I have hoed.
I'm drinking from my saucer, 'Cause my cup has overflowed.
If God gives me strength and courage, When the way grows steep and rough.
I'll not ask for other blessings, I'm already blessed enough.
And may I never be too busy, to help others bear their loads.
Then I'll keep drinking from my saucer, 'Cause my cup has overflowed.
When I think of how many people in this world have it worse than I do.
I realize just how blessed I really am for my cup has over flowed.
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1HOTMAMA2BE 9/25/2009 1:22PM

    Wow! We are truly blessed. Thank you.

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LADYHUNTER82 9/5/2009 7:46AM

    How beautiful! Thanks for sharing............ have a beautiful safe weekend.. luv ya!

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SISTERDEAR 9/1/2009 10:56PM

    What a great reminder. Thank You.
Sue

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SHEILARIE1 9/1/2009 10:38PM

    What a great poem. Thanks for sharing. Do you know who the author is? emoticon

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NEWLIBRARIAN 9/1/2009 10:16PM

    What a nice sentiment. I know that my cup has overflowed with blessings but I often chose to dwell on the negative instead. Great reminder.

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