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The Simplest of Things

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The Simplest of Things

Sometimes we overlook the simplest of things
God laid before our eyes
Like the beauty we see in all His birds
Or the majesty of the skies.

It’s the small things that surround us
That we never seem to see
Or the things that are big that we overlook
Like the tallness of a tree.

There’s a peaceful sound that calms our hearts
And it comes with falling rain
Then it speeds up as it falls real hard
As to almost cause us pain.

There’s something special we have when we’re young
And it’s there when we get real old
We have the ability to feel when it’s hot
Or to feel when it gets too cold. 

These are things we never think about
But, sometimes I think we should
If we’ll take the time to stop what we’re doing
I know we surely would.

There’s a comfort we get when we realize
God is around us every day
It’s an awesome feeling to know our Lord
Is never far away.

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  1. Date: 1/23/2014 2:55:00 PM
    Great testimony of your faith..Great work that I have read today..Thanks for the visit to my page..Sara

    Horsch Avatar Roger Horsch
    Date: 1/23/2014 5:00:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I thank you Sara, for taking the time to read some of my poetry.....Hugs....Roger
  1. Date: 1/16/2014 4:12:00 PM
    Beautiful and so true.Thank you Roger for reminding us to stop and smell the coffee.

    Horsch Avatar Roger Horsch
    Date: 1/16/2014 5:45:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I have to constantly remind myself to stop and smell the coffee too. I have a passion to write for the Lord. I feel truly blessed. Thank you so much for reading my poetry....Hugs....Roger
  1. Date: 12/21/2013 5:37:00 PM
    You are so right Roger, I have learned the hard way that the simple things are always the most meaningful. I love your poetry, my friend. They are in verse and in Rhyme and so worth reading. In my opinion Rhyme and flow rules hands down....peter

    Horsch Avatar Roger Horsch
    Date: 12/21/2013 9:28:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks again Peter, I also believe in writing with good rhyme and Flow. I will not write any other way....Roger
  1. Date: 11/26/2013 4:38:00 PM
    Roger Words of so much love and emotion. You have a message inside this write that teaches the reader to closely look at what is before their eyes and keep it in their heart. Nice job Thanks for the congrats on my Eyeful Of Emotions poem

    Horsch Avatar Roger Horsch
    Date: 11/27/2013 6:42:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    First Robin, I want to thank you for your nice words about my poem. And you are welcome about the congrats on your contest win. You deserved it...Roger