When I survey my past
and weigh what has happened to me
I am enticed by three words
that deal with the subject of my destiny.
The first word is BLESSED.
Yes, I can easily count my blessings.
But that implies that some one
“out there” or ”up there” or “somewhere”
SOMEONE is despensing things to my walk through life
and is more in charge than I.
But if I like what’s beng given
I must protest and say “Why me and not another?
And this makes blessings problamatic
as I consider One who might dole out to me some fine things
and who might withold some good from others.
So I turn to the word LUCK
and apply it to the delineations
of the good that’s happened to me.
Yes, I’ ve been lucky
but I feel there’s more than that –
and I cannot explain what it is.
Somehow, using LUCK to delineate my destiny
So I end up using FORTUNATE
for it best describess the life I’ve had
with its blessings and its luck.