Poet’s Corner: This Could Be the Year

This Could Be the Year

By Bill Lowe, Sterling

This could be the year; what’s in store for you?

Do you have an agenda you would love to do,

or are there no ventures you desire to pursue?

Is there a relationship you need to re-renew?

This could be the year; do you perceive a plan;

a need you’ve expressed since your life began?

Could it be to travel, visit all the family clan,

or seek the wisdom of just one upstanding man?

This could be the year; what’s your one desire?

Will you continue singing in the same old choir;

maybe hold out for whatever might transpire,

or is it time you say farewell, finally retire?

This could be the year; what path will you go?

Possibly you’ve no plans, don’t really truly know.

Have you wondered what’s beyond your rainbow;

will it be full of joy, or emptiness and sorrow?

If this is your year, what direction will you take?

It’s your choice; could your eternity be at stake?

Jesus is the answer, with Him there’s no mistake;

His way leads to glory, the other to heartache.

More in Life

tease
Getting creative with camping

Making healthy, diverse meals while outdoors takes some planning

James Franklin Bush was arrested and jailed for vagrancy and contributing to the delinquency of minors in California in 1960, about a year before the murder in Soldotna of Jack Griffiths. (Public document from ancestry.com)
A violent season — Part 4

James Franklin “Jim” Bush stood accused of the Soldotna murder of Jack Griffiths in October 1961

Will Morrow (courtesy)
Hard to say goodbye

I’ve mentioned in the past that I’ve been perfectly happy with my 14-year-old, base model pickup truck.

File
Minister’s Message: Faith will lead to God’s abundance

Abundance is in many aspects of our lives, some good and some not.

[csC1—]Jack and Alice Griffiths, owners of the Circus Bar, pose together in about 1960. (Public photo from familysearch.org)
A violent season — Part 3

The second spirit, said Cunningham, belonged to Jack Griffiths….

These noodles are made with only three ingredients, but they require a bit of time, patience, and a lot of elbow grease. (Photo by Tressa Dale/Peninsula Clarion)
Filling the time with noodles

These noodles are made with only three ingredients, but they require a bit of time, patience and a lot of elbow grease

Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion
Attendees take food from a buffet during the grand opening of Siam Noodles and Food in Kenai on Tuesday.
Soldotna Thai restaurant expands to Kenai

The restaurant is next to Jersey Subs in Kenai where Thai Town used to be located

Jake Dye/Peninsula Clarion
The Kenai Potter’s Guild’s annual exhibition, “Clay on Display,” is seen at the Kenai Art Center on Tuesday.
Expression in a teapot at July art center show

Kenai Art Center’s annual pottery show takes front gallery, with memories of Japan featured in the back

Most Read