Remedies for the Spirit
 
 

From Where You Stand

 

If from where you stand, the trees aren’t lush and green

            Step forward as you must to paint a different scene

 

Knowing it’s all relative will always help you find

            Gifts of grace and gratitude, gifts of peace of mind

 

If from where you stand, you fear you won’t get through

            Step backward as you must to gain a different view

 

Knowing it’s all relative will always help you find

            Blessings all around you, thanks of many kind

 

If from where you stand the sky looks dark and gray

            Step sideways as you must until it clears away

 

Knowing it’s all relative will always help you find

            Perspective that’s been lost, misplaced or left behind

  

 

                                    - Lisa Murphy Taylor © 1996, 2007

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