I remember living so many years ago-
And life was simple then.
Sunny days were spent outside,
And fun was what it should have been.
Winter storms were a blast when over-
Because forts and snowballs were fun.
And when Mom called us all inside,
We were sad the day was done.
I remember caring about the little things,
And noticing when they were new.
But lately I think I forgot to live
And I think you know that too.
The phones, TVs and various computers-
Have all my time spent.
The walls and cubicles have sucked the life-
That once was Heaven sent.
The schedules and plans take all the minutes
I used to plan with you.
My kids don’t seem to know real life
Because time is taken too.
So I went on a drive to take a walk-
That killed my legs and back.
And while I almost didn’t make it-
The effort was worth the path.
Rocky inclines and spots of snow
Challenged my strength indeed.
St. Mary’s Alice has also changed-
And lost its glacier need.
But when I reached the new end made
Life was in front of me.
So a change of pace changed my life-
And helped my eyes to see.
The walk was what I needed-
And I have a question too…
Dear Life are you looking for me?
Or am I re-finding you?