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Better Than Luck (St. Patty's)
by Connie Hinnen Cook

Monday, March 17, 2003

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It's time for wearin' of the green
'cause it's St. Patrick's Day;
But when folks speak of Irish Luck,
here's what I'd like to say...

It wasn't luck that you were born,
or chance that brought you here;
For you are God's own masterpiece,
and in Him there's no fear.

So you don't need a rabbit's foot
if to God's hand you cling;
For He's the master of your fate,
He's Lord of everything!

No four-leaf clover can replace
the wonder of His care;
For He is all the "luck" you need,
and He is everywhere!

No need to cross your fingers
when on His name you call;
He'll give you everything you need,
and lift you when you fall.

In Him we move and have our being,
by His hand we're led;
So don't you wish for Irish Luck,
just trust in God instead!

--Connie McHinnen O'Cook ;)

"In everything you do,
put God first,
and He will direct you
and crown your efforts
with success."

(Proverbs 3:6 LB)


Please also see the other poem
I posted today...for our A.D. twins
Karla Dorman and Karen Vidra.

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Reviewed by Jack Roberts 3/19/2003
Great write Connie!
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 3/17/2003
Loved the poem, and the message!

Reviewed by Floria Kelderhouse (Reader) 3/17/2003
Beautiful Connie....God is powerful...luck is.....well......luck is the little guy doing the jig...LOL...Floria
Reviewed by Christine Morell 3/17/2003
Beautifully written Connie and a wonderful message.
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 3/17/2003
'tis true wisdom ye give, little lassie...
AMEN. God is all around us...

Happy St. Patrick's Day...

(((HUGS))) and thank you for this reminder...


karla. :)
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 3/17/2003
NIce flow.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 3/17/2003
glad that we have the lord; after all, he is why we are alive! splendid message in this write! love, your friend in texas, karen lynn. (((HUGS))) :(
Reviewed by E T Waldron 3/17/2003
Connie this is fantastic. I love your rhyme and flow wrapped around such a splendid message!
Reviewed by Victor Jensen 3/17/2003
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