Don Haney

Rookie (5-19-1967 / Dallas, Texas)

Original - Thankful - Poem by Don Haney

I am not rich
I am not attractive
I am not smart
But I am not alone

I do not live in a big house
I do not drive a nice car
I do not have a good job
But I do not live on the street

I am living paycheck to paycheck
I am struggling to pay my bills
I am going through a hard time
But I am loved

Life is what we make of it
Don't dwell on things you don't have
Be thankful for what you do have
Everyone has troubles in their lives
But everyone has things to be thankful for

'I don't', you say
If you are reading this
Here is a list for you then

You have vision to see these words
You have education to understand these words
You woke up today to read these words

And somewhere no matter where you are
No matter what you've done
No matter who you are
There is at least one person who loves you

'But I have nobody in my life', you say
WRONG, Jesus gave his life for YOU
And rose again, He IS in our lives
And there for us if we just ask

Comments about Original - Thankful by Don Haney

  • Captain Herbert Poetry (4/28/2014 2:58:00 AM)

    A poem of gratitude to our Maker with humility. GREAT (Report) Reply

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  • (5/1/2011 11:17:00 PM)

    Nice poem having great sentiments. Beautifully written
    Loved to read.
    Thanks for sharing.....
    Please read my new poems on page 1&2.
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Poem Submitted: Sunday, May 1, 2011

Poem Edited: Thursday, May 5, 2011

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