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    Life Times

    Eternally loving clockworks

    Relinquishing the fear of death

    With each day awakened to

    And strung together

    Like so many unexpected visits

    From reality

     

    Evenly spaced lessons

    Compelling us to reach deeper

    Into the hidden wisdom

    Of God’s perfect balance of reverence

    And reward

     

    This do I seek in my daily flow

    This do I know

    For without life times

    The rush of wisdom would blow us away

     

    But mercy is kinder than hard sellers

    And patience knows only the discipline

    Of perfect timing

     

    So I worry not on the journey

    Though others try to convince me

    Into that of which I cannot partake

    Convicting themselves in the process

    While I reach another step

    On the stairway to heaven

     

    And when there is shade

    It is a holy rest for the soul

     

    God knows the sun is sometimes

    More than the day can handle

    And the time has come

    For Him to touch me in a dream

    On the night before my cue rises

    To the dawn of another reality

     

    So goes the circle of life times

    In the solar system of sanity

     

     

    John Christopher

    1988

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