Do Over

If I could do over
All that ever I did wrong
Over the course of my lifetime
Where would I begin

I remember countless blunders
And recall events gone wrong
The result of my misconduct

Upon reflection
I must ponder
What else I might have done
With the little wisdom
I possessed upon that day

I may wonder
What a second chance
Might do for me
Possibly a different version
Of the mess I first produced

God is good to give us hope
We know whatever happens
God can fix or use
For our good
Because He loves us
And nothing is too hard for Him

Carol Ann Hoel © September 30, 2010

About Carol Ann Ritchey

Life is good because God is good.
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6 Responses to Do Over

  1. buttercup600 says:

    Loved this Carol…and pondering on your words…I would not do anything different…I think God put us on this earth to learn the lessons as we go along…wheather right or wrong….God always gives us hope for another day. Loved your words my friend!!


    • There is wisdom in what you say, Amanda. Yes, God is good and he brings good out of all things for us. There is really no point in regret. Thank you for visiting and commenting. Have a blessed day…


  2. tekia says:

    It’s so wonderful to know that He loves us in this way. It’s one of His father-like qualities, that when we fall it’s like He says- “that’s okay my beloved child. I’ll forgive you if you ask. Now, get back up and try again.” God such a good, good God. Thank goodness nothing is too hard for Him ’cause then, we’d all be in major trouble. Blessings to you carol.


  3. Trisha says:

    i so agree with you sweet dear carol, i have committed so many mistakes and blunders till date that i have stopped counting them years ago.


    • We are kindred sisters! I, too, have quit counting my failings. God is so good to teach us and love us and never make us feel bad when we mess up. Praise our God! Thank you for your visit and comment. Blessings to you…


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