Monday, November 8, 2010


i'm a really careful walker.
i really am.

i get well out of the way of cars, and
i pay attention....

but this morning, i almost got hit.

and man, it made my stomach sick.

a young kid driving, with a car full of his friends,
prolly on the way to school.....
scared the daylights outta me.

he kept zoomin' by.
i stood there feelin' like i was gonna throw up.


i walked home shaken with my eyes big and thinking,
wow......that coulda been it for me.

and i wonder if he woulda even stopped......


i looked at the trees and the sun coming thru
them. i thought of the guys up in the attic doin'
their work...i thought of the things i was gonna
do today....the soup i was gonna make....all that

and i felt sick and grateful all at the same time.

talk about a reminder of the preciousness of the day.

i'm there.
and i'm holding it as the gift that it is.......

1 comment:

Pamela Jones said...

I am thankful today for the word, "almost." Take good care of you.