What To Do

 

I watch my grandsons at their play

The world is there contained

And the Gospel of this Advent day

Is in their play explained

 

Lucas, four, and Noah, two

Need to learn to share

To be honest in the things they do

To play and to be fair

 

And Lucas being older, bigger

Needs to watch his power

Say sorry when he knocks him down

Till Noah gains his hour

 

This the Gospel of today

When people come to John

‘What shall we do?’ is what they say

Say and it will be done

 

This is the story every day

From childhood’s morn till night

Learn to share live honestly

Be careful of your might

 

Do not abuse the power you have

Do not deal in deceit

And learn to share the life you have

And everybody greet

 

The people in the wilderness

Expecting the Messiah

Prepared themselves in readiness

Standards must be higher

 

And as I near the end of days

And watch my grandsons play

The words of John can still amaze

Be ready for that day

 

Brian Fahy

12 December 2021

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