The Right View
by Frances Gregory Pasch
Sometimes the grass looks greener
In someone else’s life.
It seems their days run smoother…
There’s much less stress and strife.
Their kids behave much better
Their money provides more.
Their future seems much brighter…
They have blessings by the score.
Yet when I stop to ponder
All that God has done for me,
I need to stop comparing
And get down on my knees.
For I am where He wants me.
There’s a reason for His plans.
and if I want His best for me,
I’ll leave things in His hands.
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Frances Gregory Pasch’s devotions and poems have been published hundreds of times in devotional booklets, magazines, and Sunday school papers since 1985. Her writing has also appeared in several dozen compilations. Frances’ latest book, Greater Than Gold is available on Amazon. Her first book, Double Vision: Seeing God in Everyday Life Through Devotions and Poetry, which was published when she was eighty years old, is also available on Amazon. Frances has been leading a women’s Christian writers group since 1991 and makes her own holiday greeting cards incorporating her poetry. She and her husband, Jim, have been married since 1958. They have five sons and nine grandchildren. Contact her at http://www.francesgregorypasch.com.