Life is God's Gift

Updated on November 9, 2017

Life is God's Gift

For every dark shadow

There is a divine light,

Over nature’s blissful meadows

The birds are in a flight.


I may not have everything,

But I’m abundantly blessed,

Without blessings I’m nothing,

I value life’s caress.


No matter life’s all messed – up,

And things are in doldrums;

No need to be so stressed – up,

There’s solution for all problems.


God’s ultimate gift is life,

Be not it waste away;

Find meaning for your life,

The reward’s not far away.


Build castles on stone, not sand,

There is no other way;

Cheer – up take life’s reins, in your hand,

It’s order of the day.


And did you ever, this wonder,

Amidst all life’s drama;

In the skies, and fields yonder,

Who enriched earth’s panorama.


God created vales and rivers,

Forests and the sky;

To give us all, mirth forever,

Through all these worthy prize.


All that, we can now do is,

Immensely thank the Lord;

Who gave us all, His blessings,

Our saviour and our God.


@Kulsum Mehmood

07/11/2017

© 2017 Dr Kulsum Mehmood

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      Dr Kulsum Mehmood 3 weeks ago from Nagpur, India

      Thanks Dream On for your wonderful comment. You are such a nice soul. I read your profile and I know that you are a happy and grateful person. I wish all of us should be like this. Thanks for sharing.

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      DREAM ON 3 weeks ago

      I am very happy to put the first comment. I am sure many will follow. Life is filled with so many good surprises and then when I am so happy my mood changes. I hear about something not so good and wonder why? Just when I loved this day so much a ripple to disturb it's beauty. How come this day couldn't continue just the way it was and next time when times are going good once again we have another ripple. I think it gives us time to appreciate all we have and be thankful. I loved your poem so inspirational and personal to me. Have a wonderful morning.