Hope Among Weeds and Thorns

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When the garden is filled with weeds

Yet one stubborn flower

Finds the strength to grow,

Am I to frown

Because it is the only one?

Is it not a very welcomed blessing?

Surely its beauty

Nourishes my hungry soul

Giving me the strength

To tackle the overgrowth

Of opposition

Not unlike the single

Blooming rose

Basking in the midst

Of thorns;

Hope

Of a coming new season!

By Martha L Shaw ©1-30-2013

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2 Responses to Hope Among Weeds and Thorns

  1. Caddo Veil says:

    Great prayer/poem, Martha.

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