MY CUP HAS OVERFLOWED
I’ve never made a fortune, that’s not my earthly goal
I’ve learned to be more concerned about body, mind and soul.
As I’ve traveled life’s journey, reaping much more than I’ve sowed,
I’m drinking from my saucer, ‘cause my cup has overflowed.
I’ve never had much money, the going seemed so rough;
But Jesus’ presence, a loving fam’ly and a fruitful farm’s enough.
I thank God for His blessings and the mercy He’s bestowed;
and keep drinking from my saucer, ‘cause my cup has overflowed.
I remember times when things went wrong and my faith began to wane;
But then all at once the dark clouds broke, and the sun shown thru again.
Lord, help me be thankful for the hard rows I’ve hoed
when drinking from my saucer, ‘cause my cup has overflowed.
Lord, give me strength and courage when the way seems steep and tough.
The life that You’ve provided gives me much more, than enough
And may I never be too busy to help another bare their load
We’ll drink together from my saucer, ‘cause my cup has overflowed.
August 24 , 2005
This poem is a modified version of a poem which was read by Hilton Griswold on Inspiration Time. I believe that the author is anonymous, but the poem is so correlated to my own life that I just had to make it a little more personal.
I Timothy 6:6-8 (NIV)
But godliness with contentment is great gain.
For we brought nothing into the world, and we
can take nothing out of it.
But if we have food and clothing, we will be content with that.