Many have searched all their lives
for that contentment that leads
to peace of mind.
Perhaps contentment comes from giving up
those things we cannot keep...for those things
that money cannot buy.
It was said that "A tub was large enough
for Diogenes, but a world was too little for
As of late, we have become aware of the
Of a silent starry sky.
Of the dawn's early blush.
Of children laughing innocently.
Of the burden lifting power of prayer.
Only as we learn to be content...shall
we be able to widen the channels of our
(First published on September 23, 2012)