Simple Goals

I had simple goals as a child:

I only wanted to be famous and change the world.

Now,

I realize with any and all accomplishments, my real goal should have been to change myself—

or at least place my life in a position to be changed.

What good is a song,

a poem,

a story,

a photograph, even if it gets recognition,

if the singer,

the poet,

the writer,

the photographer

wears the same old shabby faith of yesterday?

I have simple goals as an adult:

I only want to be changed into the child God wants me to be.

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About apronheadlilly

wife and mother, musician, composer / poet, teacher, and observer of the world, flawed Christ-follower
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5 Responses to Simple Goals

  1. Christine says:

    Terrific post, Lilly!

  2. Susan Gaddis says:

    Love this, Lilly. My heart too.

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