The most precious things in life

Are actually not things at all,

But rather created from the touch of God

And particularly when our name He calls.

It’s the precious infallible word of God

That enriches and enlightens our soul,

As the words that are divinely inspired

Much peace and love unfold.

We’re enriched when we give with kind gentle ways

That puts a smile on someone’s heart;

It’s to pray God’s will upon their life

With many blessings to impart.

It’s our loved ones who enrich our lives

With their gracious and honest ways,

When with wisdom, correction and understanding

Bring peace to our every day.

It’s our household pets that bring us joy

With their sweet unconditional love,

And their sensitivity towards our feelings

They’re a treasure from above.

It’s the flowers amidst our gardens

That furnish our backyards;

It’s the precious scent of a rose

That excels in beauty by far.

It’s the music that’s inside our soul

And the song within our heart;

It’s the melody that enriches us

That is truly a work of art.

It’s the intangible ability

To paint a picture with accuracy;

It’s to create a brilliant masterpiece

Where the eyes of our heart can see.

It’s the gifts that God ordains

When we’re called to do His will;

It’s the talents combined with obedience

With rich blessings our soul it fills.

Much materialism gives us a temporary fix

With a comfort that pleases the eye,

But the stress to maintain and to upkeep

Can sometimes kiss our peace goodbye.

It’s the miracles that do enrich

Our lives in so many ways,

When the author of life, God the Father

Showers His blessings on us each day.

(C) P.B. 2020

“Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.” Colossians 3:16

“Command those who are rich in this present age not to be haughty, nor to trust in uncertain riches but in the living God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy.” 1 Timothy 6:17

“By humility and the fear of the Lord are riches and honor and life.” Proverbs 22:4

“that in the ages to come He might show the exceeding riches of His grace in His kindness toward us in Christ Jesus.” Ephesians 2:7

“He who trusts in his riches will fall, but the righteous will flourish like foliage.” Proverbs 11:28

“Riches do not profit in the day of wrath but righteousness delivers from death.” Proverbs 11:4