God’s Gifts


God‘s Gifts

God gave us

this beautiful planet.

And He gave us our eyes,

to see.

And He gave us the power

to save it.

Yes, that power

is in you and in me.

He gave us the air

and the water.

He gave us the fruit

on the tree.

And He gave us power to save them,

Yes, that power

is in you and in me.

He gave us the sun

and the blue sky.

He gave us the fish

in the sea.

Yes, He gave us these things,

but duties, they bring.

Now it’s all up to you,

and to me.


Jack Downing

June 2012

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Hearth and Health are wonderful things and if you're without either such sorrow that brings So I cannot express enough thanks to my Lord and to my family and friends for the support you afford! ~Jack Downing~
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5 Responses to God’s Gifts

  1. Archana says:

    beautiful, Jake!!

  2. soumyav says:

    lovely one! we have evrything given to us,and now its up to us,to decide how to act.

  3. mchogarty@aol.com says:

    May I make a framable card out of your words? Of course your name will be credited with the work. I want to hang this on a wall in my house where visitors will take notice. It is beautiful. You don’t have to answer me online. We can talk next week.

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