Credit Where It's Due
Everywhere you can hear the prayer,
"Thank god for this, that he was here."
And blessings given, blessings asked
For every small or giant task.
It is god's will that rules the day,
At least, that's what the preachers say.
They say it is his hand that guides
To say who rises, and who dives.
But I believe that man must strive
To bless himself and bless his life
That only man's own work can give
Success, purpose to how he lives.
Your accomplishments are your own
Claim them proudly and keep them close.
Remember all that you have done
Remember challenges you've won.
Give credit only where it's due
Credit, mankind, belongs to you.
February 27, 2001