Saturday, September 13, 2008

Let go and let God...

Although you may amass silver and gold
and have treasure fit for a king,
although you've the wealth of the world in your hands,
yet still you crave one more thing.

Your life has been measured in how much you own.
Your power is felt far and wide.
You are the envy of all of your peers,
but still you are empty inside.

The quest for possessions consumes all your days,
nothing have you been denied.
Your heart has experienced pleasures untold,
and still you are living a lie.

Having great wealth was your goal from the start
and you have surpassed all your dreams,
but still you can find no contentment or peace,
how meaningless everything seems.

All your possessions cannot fill the void.
You have lost much more then you've won.
What can you do to find peace in your soul
when cares leave you wanting to run?

Success you have found but what have you lost
while striving to get to the top?
Most of your time has been spent in a race
that some day will come to a stop.

When you close your eyes at the end of the day,
does sleep to you sweetly come,
or does your abundance permit you no sleep,
is the load of your wealth burdensome?

When will your eyes be content with your wealth?
Has your life become one long sigh?
When will you see that what matters the most
is not something money can buy?

You've spent so many years chasing after a dream
but your face wears a permanent frown.
Have you asked yourself why it is never enough?
Do you wonder if peace can be found?

All of your riches will be left behind
when your days on this earth are through.
Why accumulate more then you need?
In the end you can't take it with you.

Though the ways of this world may be worthless,
there is wealth in the heavenly realm.
Riches abundant in God’s risen Son
will be yours with Christ at the helm.

Through Jesus you'll find true joy will be yours
when his peace and love flood your soul,
setting you free from the burden of sin
when at last you relinquish control.

1 comment:

david santos said...

Excellent posting.