Sunday, May 1, 2011

Welcome May and Happy Sun Day

Good morning, God!

It's another month, May.

I can't help but be reminded of this poem I have had on a plaque for 26 years.
I wonder what color threads He has planned today?

The Weaver

My life is but a weaving,

between my God and me,

I do not choose the colors,

He worketh steadily.

Ofttimes he weaveth sorrow,

and I in foolish pride

Forget He sees the upper,

and I the underside.

Not till the loom is silent,

and the shuttles cease to fly,

Will God unroll the canvas,

and explain the reasons why

The dark threads are as needful

in the skillful weaver's hand

As threads of gold and silver

in the pattern He has planned.


  1. This is beautiful Jennifer! I'm so glad I saw that today. I'm going to copy it and save to a Word document to have on hand.

    I think that would make a beautiful sampler some day.

  2. What a great poem Jennifer, thanks for posting it.
    Hope you have a great Sunday.
    And a pat-pat for Abbie. :)

  3. What a nice poem Jennifer! Thanks for sharing! Enjoy your Sunday. Hugs.

  4. What a beautiful sentiment. Thank you for sharing!

  5. This is beautiful, I LOVE IT. Do you mind if I use it to make it into something for my wall?
    Thanks Kat

  6. What a lovely you know the author?

  7. Oh - love this poem! Can you make it into a pattern? This would be a beauty to have on my stitching room wall.

    Maybe I'll have to break out my pattern maker. Hmmm...

    Thanks for giving me something to think about this morning.

  8. Happy May Day! I wish I could put a bouquet on your door knob and knock and run! I wish you happiness today and hope things are looking better on the home front. hugs, pam in iowa

  9. Happy Sunday to you, too! I love the poem, thanks for sharing, I love poetry, it speaks to me and my heart. May you have a colorful woven day.....compliments of God himself. Smiles....

  10. I have never heard that poem. But it is so true...thanks for posting it!

  11. Wow, that's really pretty. I like it. Happy May day to you!

  12. This poem is beautiful! It makes me think of one of my favorite hymns, "Farther Along"...Farther along we'll know all about it, Farther along, we'll understand why....

    Thank you for sharing this!

    God bless you - Julie

  13. A wonderful poem, thanks for sharing!


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