Friday, September 4, 2009

I Saw A Child

A lady from my church gave me this poem and it moved me so I want to share it

I Saw a Child
I saw a child who couldn't walk,
Then sit on a horse, laugh and talk.
He rode it through a field of daisies
and yet he could not walk unaided.
I saw a child, no legs below,
sit on a horse, and make it go
through woods of green
and places he had never been
to sit and stare,
except from a chair.
I saw a child who could only crawl
mount a horse and sit up tall
Put it through degrees of paces
and laugh at the wonder in our faces.
I saw a child born into strife,
take up and hold the reins of life.
And that same child was heard to say,
"Thank God for showing me the way...

1 comment:

  1. Hello,enjoyed the poem very much.I totally agree with the message.My husband told me that he rode in the mule day with Mr.Lively.He enjoyed talking to him very much.Oh,he was the one on the big appaloossa.