A Change In Plans (Poem)

Updated on August 12, 2016

Explain again the rules to me

Just how we thought this all would be

We put it down so carefully

Is this the world we thought we’d see

What made our expectations change

What forced our plans to rearrange

What is the hope in an exchange

What point did things become this strange

Or maybe this was meant to be

Perhaps it’s us who cannot see

Enjoy our world more carefully

Your whispers too call out to me


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      Faith Reaper 18 months ago from southern USA

      Yes, we can make our plans, but the reality is the plans He has for us are so much better ...


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      Deb Hirt 19 months ago

      I cannot think of anything more true.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 20 months ago from Riga, Latvia

      Lovely poetry. Enjoyed.

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      Michael-Milec 20 months ago

      Oh, yes brother.

      We marvel, wondering

      seeking and asking

      till we rest in His perfect will.

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      Bronwen Scott-Branagan 20 months ago from Victoria, Australia

      I really like this one, there's only one thing missing - the One whose plans for us are perfect.

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      Chitrangada Sharan 20 months ago from New Delhi, India

      Nice poem!

      In fact the plans are made by ' him' . We only execute them.

      Thank you for sharing!