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A God Watch

Updated on March 03, 2011

I'm always in a hurry,
an agenda on my mind...
tap my foot in worry...
don't want to lag behind.

The ticking of my clock is
a sound I cant ignore...
I often get impatient
and discouraged all the more.

Sometimes I forget that
all comes in God's own time.
He is the Master Planner
and His timing is sublime.

He designed the blueprints.
His scheduling's exact...
The execution of His plan
With precision is intact.

His plan for me is perfect
this I need understand...
but I'm in such a hurry,
often try to force His Hand.

His timing is exquisite,
though rarely can I see...
more perfect is His docket
than if left up to me.

Too bad I cannot purchase
a God Watch at the store...
so I could synchronize it
to the Master Planner's score.

Life would be more simple
and stress would melt away
if I but had a God Watch
in my daily dossier.

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      WillStarr 6 years ago from Phoenix, Arizona

      What a sweet thought.

      Well done!

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      tnderhrt23 6 years ago

      Merci beaucoup, kind Sir!

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      carrie450 6 years ago from Winnipeg, Canada

      This is a beautiful poem tnderhrt23, well done.

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      Denizee 6 years ago

      Perfection in this poet's eyes. You have mastered thoughts and imagery in this poem that many should heed. Time, so precious is wasted with rushing through days and not stopping to pause and give of our own time to seek out pleasurable moments. Voted up!

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      tnderhrt23 6 years ago

      carrie, thanks so much!

      Denizee, Thoughts I need to heed, for sure. Thanks so much for stopping by!

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      FaithDream 6 years ago from (Midwest) USA

      Nicely done!!

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      Pixel-Alchemist 6 years ago from Waitakere Auckland : New Zealand

      A Great Poem,, and yes I'm often trying to work on my time table not Gods

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      jbostrom21 6 years ago

      AWESOME, my friend! That just says it all! Don't we all wish to have a God watch ....but then I guess we wouldn't appreciate our trials or learn from them! Love this one!

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      Christina M. Castro 6 years ago from Baltimore,MD USA

      I will think twice about it the next time I react to the discovery that I forgot to wear my watch.Your hub has given me a new perspective of watching "the time".

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      Kathi 6 years ago from Saugatuck Michigan

      Cute idea to have a God watch, I'll have to remember that!Cheers to you!

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      Stigma31 6 years ago from Kingston, ON

      You a god watch, phone you must be a big fan...nicely done

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      tnderhrt23 6 years ago

      Many thanks,FaithDream, PA, jbostrom, CMCastro, fossillady, and Stigma!

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      tonks814 6 years ago from United States

      I absolutely love this and it was exactly what I needed to hear right now! I like your use of pictures, too. :)

    • tnderhrt23 profile image

      tnderhrt23 6 years ago

      Tonks, thanks! It is what I need to hear every day! LOL...

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      alinadelea 6 years ago

      Thanks for sharing

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      tnderhrt23 6 years ago

      alinadelea, it is my pleasure! Thanks for the read and comment!

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