Ana Monnar

Rookie (March 6,1954)

Half Full, Or Half Empty? - Poem by Ana Monnar

When you see a glass that is halfway,
Do you see it half full or half empty?
I will tell you what I see,
I see a glass that is half full.

Then, I thank God for quenching my thirst
And I continue to count my blessings.
For you see,
I have faith, a family and a roof over my head.

That is more than many others might have,
For some are hungry, homeless and lost.
You might have loved ones that are very ill,
But count your blessings for the good times.

You might have loved ones that have died,
But be grateful for the memories.
Thank God for what you have and be grateful!
Count your blessings, be grateful, do right.

With God all things are possible.
Thank you God for everything.


Comments about Half Full, Or Half Empty? by Ana Monnar

  • (8/4/2007 9:07:00 AM)


    I feel the same way. Knowing that we are blessed even during difficult days, brings the light of joy into our hearts Thanks for sharing and expressing this thought so well. (Report) Reply

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  • (7/25/2007 12:27:00 PM)


    Not many people see in this way anymore- your optomism and faith is very unique and inspiring. I hope that only the same light and belief and assurance could as well guide my life. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Poem Edited: Thursday, March 24, 2011


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