TO WALK THE SHORES OF TIME
I walk along the shores of time;
I'm nearing journey's end.
I find that more than ever now
I lean upon my Friend.
It seems my step has slowed a
no spring is in my gait.
I feel a pain inside my bones
that nothing seems to dissipate.
My vision now is not so good,
it's difficult to see.
I struggle hard to read my
and I sit closer to the TV.
I mostly stay inside my house,
don't visit like I did.
I sometimes wish I could return
to when I was a kid.
But looking back I can't
I've lived so many years.
I've walked along the shores of
with laughter and with tears.
And sometimes when I wander back
and think about the years,
I know I never walked alone,
especially through the tears.
I also know that many times
I turned aside from God,
but He never failed to walk with
as through the years I trod.
So now, approaching journey's
I walk beside the sea.
It comforts me to understand
my Savior walks with me.
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