Every day is a miracle,
the sun comes up, the sun goes down;
The moon and stars appear on the horizon.
Here on earth, we are all living miracles;
a baby is born with ten fingers and ten toes;
All parts in working order.
He knows instinctively how to suck and soon learns
to cry for attention. Quickly, he learns to recognize
his mother, his primary caregiver.
We plan seeds; flowers and vegetables
begin to grow from those tiny seeds.
You can go into the mountains,
Where tall pine trees grow
and find seedlings growing everywhere
Beneath the tall trees.
All living things on earth are born, live, die and
present another generation of life to follow them,.
We raised baby chicks one time and it was a miracle
to see how the mother hen taught the baby chickens
how to eat and drink and to come to her when she
We also raised rabbits and when a mother rabbit
rejected her newborn rabbits, as rabbits sometimes do,
an old rabbit the children called “Grandma” would adopt and
raise the baby rabbits. I have seen pictures of a mother tiger
who adopted baby piglets to raise…as her own.
Witness everyday miracles every day of your life–the telephone,
television, your computer! How do things work? I have no idea.
They’re everyday miracles, much of what we take for granted.
Sandra Lee Smith
May 14, 2009