WHEN DOES ONE GIVE IT UP?

(A Hypothetical Post)

Driving and work–a man’s soul–

Part of what makes him whole…

When indeed

Should he concede

It’s time to give up that role?

Neuropathy with pain,

Harder to regain…

Confidence

In his driving hence,

Is he as safe as he claimed?

Can’t really feel his feet,

His senses practice deceit…

Acceleration’s mushy

Uneven and rusty,

In speed he’ll never compete.

Hasn’t yet told his boss,

He fears the total job loss…

Needs someone to talk with–

His status is awkward–

Is fear a justified cause?

Medicos advocating a while,

Say it’s time to change his lifestyle…

Disability

Coverage almost free,

How long can he stay in denial?

—J.E.C.

 

 

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About Jonathan Caswell

Poet, author, servant of God the Heavenly father and the Lord Jesus Christ...working out his salvation with fear and trembling. - Not trusting in his own deeds, but depending totally upon the finished sacrificial work of Jesus Christ to be, by God's reckoning, a new creature, clothed in Christ's righteousness...which mortal humankind can never attain by their own weak efforts, apart from faith in Christ's work on our behalf. - College-educated, yet wise enough to see that what a man does will not be his ultimate identity nor affect how God sees him or her. - Called by God to do a very difficult thing...apart from God's grace, mercy and strength...to love the sinner (which we all--by nature--are) but hate the sin, which is only paid through Christ, God's Son, - My own God-given gift is that of being a Poet..showing that in all parts of life...God has a loving part in it...as hard as that is to always understand or perceive...given life's realities! Come join me on my journey of discovery?.

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