Aye, Said the Donkey

God saw fit to use a donkey
Tired from travel, weary, worn
To carry the Messiah
To a stable to be born

God saw fit to use a donkey
To carry, amid the throng
Israel's anticipated King
As hosannas filled their song

God still sees fit to use
The lowly and the humble
Even a stubborn mule like me
Whose feet too often stumble

God sees things we cannot see
His ways are so much higher
But He can do so much through us
When we give all He requires
March 24, 2002

The Way of Blessedness

Oh, God help me to know    T he rich es  of  Yo ur  mercy  -   Though  I am poor and naked, blind -   In covering my shame;  ...