Life's Weaving

by Unknown Author

Life is but a weaving
between my God and me;
I may not choose the colors,
He knows what they should be.

For he can view the pattern
upon the upper side,
While I can see it only
On this, the under side.

Sometimes he weaveth sorrow,
Which seemeth strange to me
But I will trust his judgment,
and work on faithfully.

'Tis he who fills the shuttle,
He knows just what is best;
So I shall weave in earnest
and leave with Him the rest.

At last, when life is ended,
with Him I shall abide,
And I may view the pattern
Upon the upper side,

Then I shall know the reason
why pain with joy entwined,
was woven in the fabric
of life that God designed.

Comments for Life's Weaving

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Aug 15, 2009
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Beautiful Word Weaving
by: Blue Skies

Your poem "Life's Weaving" brought me to tears and spoke to me in a way that not many poems do. I ran across this poem in a quest to plan my own funeral so save my family the anguish and the trouble at a time when I know from experience that they will be least able to know what the best thing to do is and most easily lead astray into spending unnecessarily.
I pray that it is with your permission that I use parts of your lovely words in a montage that I am currently working on for my own memorial service. You style of writing and mine are very similar and I had been struggling with a small part that I believe that your words will fill and convey what my heart is trying to leave behind as I make my way beyond this blue orb. If I knew who you are I would give you credit by name, but since it is an anonymous posting I can't do it like that and so will mention in the credits that it was with the help of an unknown angel that my writing was finally completed. If it isn't please let me know through this forum. May God bless you and hold you in the palm of His hand. Thanks for sharing this beautiful weaving of words.

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Favorite Funeral Poems.