Then I realized that it is good and proper for a man to eat and drink, and to find satisfaction in his toilsome labor under the sun during the few days of life God has given him – for this is his lot. Moreover, when God gives any man wealth and possessions, and enables him to enjoy them, to accept his lot and be happy in his work – this is a gift of God. He seldom reflects on the days of his life, because God keeps him occupied with gladness of heart. ~ Ecclesiastes 5:18-19 (NIV)

Paul learned to be content
in every circumstance.
He learned, acquired the skill.
What a blessing not to have concern
about the days of life,
about tomorrow.

God, keep me occupied
with gladness of

A Time for Verse
Rollins, Barbara B. A Time for Verse – Poetic Ponderings on Ecclesiastes ( Kindle Locations 425-433). Eagle Wings Press imprint of Silver Boomer Books.