Choose, Now!

You do not have all the time

To choose to do right in life

If you think good today

Then do it right away

 

At first you feel you’re young

All in shape and strong

But soon you’re old and frail

And can do nothing again

 

You thought your days were plenty

But then you say in pity

“I am only one among many

And my days are not many”

 

The choice to do what you think

No longer rests with you alone

 

If you must make a difference

Then you must act in time

For the days are soon coming

When you can do but little

 

Then you only hope and pray

Others will do what is right

 

If you are one and limited

And have a mind that’s righteous

Then spread the word to others

And multiply yourself

 

Choose to do right today

And help someone do it too

So when your days are ended

You’ll be glad how you spent them

Toyin Taiwo © 2012

Author: thetoyintaiwo

My name is Oluwatoyin J. Taiwo – a Christian, an Engineer, and a Writer. I enjoy reading, travelling and watching football + lawn tennis. I love working with young people, especially teenagers. I believe that people are shaped by the words they hear or read, and our most important decisions are those we make in the first three decades of life.

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