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Sunday Poem and Gratitude List
Jamál (Beauty), 4 Bahá (Splendor) 176 B.E. - Sunday, March 24, 2019

Sunday Afternoon Poem1

Beautiful Sunday
Sun shines in all its splendor
Casting dark shadows

Gratitude List for 4 Bahá

Today I am thankful ...
         *Butterfly2B* ...that my Bank of America checking account is not overdrawn today.
         *Butterfly2G* ...for fresh brewed coffee on this beautiful March morning.
         *Butterfly2O* ...that I have 548,783 GPs in my Gift Points account.
         *Butterfly2P* ...for double chocolate doughnuts to go with my coffee this morning.
         *Butterfly2R* ...that I have $43.31 in my Vindale Research account.
         *Butterfly* ...for the chicken enchiladas I had for lunch today.
         *Butterfly2T* ...that I have 632 points in my Survey Junkie account.
         *Butterfly2V* ...that National Poetry Month   is coming up in April.
         *Butterfly2W* ...that I have five Editors' Picks for my April Edition of the Spiritual newsletter.
         *Butterfly2Y* ...that I finished "Who is The Bab? in "Bicentenary Poems and Prose.
         *ButterflyG* ....that I have a notepad app on my phone because I can write down lines for poems in the middle of the night.
         *ButterflyB* ...that I have 1,263 points in my Opinion Square account.
         *ButterflyO* ...that I have $4.60 in my Inbox Dollars account.
         *ButterflyR* ...that I have $17.01 in my Send Earning account.
         *ButterflyV* ...that I could keep the front door open all day.

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Sometimes I wonder why
these are called the golden years
when there is no gold
only fears,
and a lot of tears.

Then I intone a prayer
revealed by Baha'u'llah,
and both the tears
and the fears
are transformed
when I realize
these tests are polishing
the mirror of my soul.

Footnotes
1  I posted this in Poet 999 - A Butterfly Emerges From Her Cocoon https://poet999.blogspot.com/2019/03/sunday-afternoon-pome.html.


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