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Sunrise, Sunset

Sunrise, Sunset Is this the little girl I carried? Is this the little boy at play? I don't remember growing older When did they? Sunrise, sunset Sunrise, sunset Swiftly flow the days Seedlings turn overnight to sunflowers Blossoming even as we gaze Sunrise, sunset Sunrise, sunset Swiftly fly the years One season following another Laden with happiness and tear You may recognize some of the words above from the lyrics of "Sunrise, Sunset" from "Fiddler on the Roof" The words are a good reminder of how swiftly the days go by and that our lives are but a vapor. As I meditate on this I am only prayerful that I can pass the following words of wisdom on to my children and grandchildren. May their lives count for eternity. What words of wisdom can I give them? How can I help to ease their way? May their trust be only in the Lord Day by Day Proverbs 1:7-10 The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction. My son, hear