“A little laughter can help you skate across thin ice and reach the other side.”
Dr. Steve Stephens and Alice Gray, The Worn Out Woman
“A cheerful heart is good medicine.” Proverbs 17:22
Laugh it Up
An explosion, a shove from behind
An unexpected trap, unwanted challenge
And I find myself
In a place I never wanted to be
Circumstances I wouldn’t have chosen,
A prison to most, an excuse to
Look down, get down, and fall down
But I am choosing to
Look up, laugh it up, and lighten up.
I laugh at how cunning the devil is
In his pursuit to bring my family down.
I laugh at the irony, the obvious attack,
No one is left out,
But I can see the truth and laugh
The cat chasing the dog.
The mouse scaring the elephant.
The devil trying to prove he’s God.
I laugh at my own humanity.
I laugh at my own mortality.
And I will laugh myself and my family
Across this thin ice
To the safety of the other side.