Sense of Life

The greatest gift of life is
to know what one is living for.
Gifts one can earn.
Sometimes one must seek them,
pray for them day by day,
imagine their entirety.
But the real gifts of life
are given unexpectedly
and unearned.

It is there, the meaning of the life.
It appears day by day.
Only we have not learned
to see it.
How much we have already learned.
Why not this also?

Marion Schneider