Sunday, 30 January 2011

Blessed In Aging~Esther Mary Walker  Blessed are they who understand
My faltering step and shaking hand

Blessed, who know my ears today
Must strain to hear the things they say.

Blessed are those who seem to know
My eyes are dim and my mind is slow

Blessed are those who look away
When I spilled tea that weary day.

Blessed are they who, with cheery smile
Stopped to chat for a little while

Blessed are they who know the way
To bring back memories of yesterday.

Blessed are those who never say
"You’ve told that story twice today"

Blessed are they who make it known
That I am loved, respected and not alone.

And blessed are they who will ease the days
Of my journey home, in loving ways.


This poem, as read by Mary Maxwell in the video "A Reminder That Laughter is the Best Medicine."
Take a look at her humurous talk below:


http://www.caregiverstress.com/2010/07/a-reminder-that-laughter-is-the-best-medicine/

4 comments:

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James Oh said...

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Toyin O. said...

What a cute poem, thanks for sharing.

oh james said...

It is designed to make people laught and thanks for your feedback.

Trust you have an awesome day, Toyin O.

James Oh