Harness the winds in your sail and let’s set off into 2017. A brilliant poem from anonymous source shared by Bernadette.

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Jacqueline and I invite you to join in on our blogging event called The Writer’s Quote Challenge.

This is Jacqueline’s week and her prompt follows:

“We are all vessels. The question is what are the contents of your vessel?” Jacqueline

My thoughts this week turn to the new year of 2017 approaching and Jacqueline’s quote left me thinking about how we are all vessels sailing into the new year with hope for the future.  The following poem spoke to me:

Upon the bridge you stand;
It’s your ship, aye, your own ship,
And you are in command.
Just what the twelve months’ trip will do
Rests wholly, solely, friend, with you.

Your logbook kept from day to day
My friend, what will it show?
Have you on your appointed way
Made progress, yes or no?
The log will tell, like guiding star,

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