Friday, January 18, 2008

Poem on Honoring Parents

THE PROMISE
Douglas W. Phillips

“Honor thy father, Honor thy mother,”
Shouts the prophet from the grave.
It’s the first command with promise
That Jesus ever made.

You may never fully realize
You may never fully know,
The way this honor transforms
You and all who follow so.

Go to Mom and give you heart.
Go to Dad and give your praise.
Rise up and call them blessed
Who gave to you their days.

There’s a power in this adage,
Present from the dawn of time.
For the promise God has given
Is yours to claim and mine.

1 comment:

alabasterboxblog said...

How often I forget that there is a promise (a very great one) for those who honor their parents...

Thanks for this great reminder!

Kaysie