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Expectations (A Poem)

Oh endless anticipation I dream of what’s to come I miss entire symphonies while beating my own drum The road beyond entices me I’m focused miles ahead Forever running to get there trampling flowers under tread I dreamed the world was perfect Expectations never cease The thing that I am lacking is a sense of inner peace. I miss my grandson calling me neglect to see his tears Selfish thoughts consume me as I ponder my own fears It’s tragic to be in my head that keeps me locked away Worrying of tomorrow or what happened yesterday I’d change the way I see things If only I knew how to conquer the big secret …of living in the now. I wrote this poem in 2015 when I was struggling with relapses and trying to overcome my stinking thinking—as they say in the program.It feels really good to read this and know that I think nothing like I used to. I no longer anticipate too much, expect too much, or stay trapped in my head too much. I have peace. Praise God for …