Reach for the stars, but stoop to help your neighbor
who's lost his footing on life's rocky road.
Success is measured by much more than dollars.
Your worth derives from lifting someone's load.
The bottom line (when all is said and finished)
is what you've given, not how much you're owed.
Set lofty goals, but seek the Lord to reach them.
It's His desire to help you to succeed.
He'll make a way when dreams are dashed or doubtful.
He can restore the hope you dearly need.
God knows your name and can be fully trusted
if you let go and let Him take the lead.
Glance back with pride at what you have accomplished.
Gaze forward at new opportunities.
Look deep within and focus on your motives.
Don't overlook but own the things you see.
Do not be blind to flaws that blur your vision.
Just visualize who God wants you to be.
Reach for the stars but serve the One who made them.
His grand design is purposeful and good.
Your God will clarify what seems uncertain
while guiding you to do the things you should.
Take confidence in knowing what He's promised
will be provided as He said it would.
* The above lyrics can be sung to the tune FINLANDIA
|PO BOOKS BY GREG ASIMAKOUPOULOS
Sunday Rhymes & Reasons
Published June 4, 2009
Sunday Rhymes and Reasons is a compilation of inspirational poetry by America's pastor/poet laureate, Greg Asimakoupoulos. In this, his third volume of poetry, Pastor Greg paints word pictures that portray both the struggle and fulfillment that define a life of faith. His repertoire of rhymes celebrate rite-of-passage occasions like birth, baptism, marriage and death as well as the major holidays of the church and culture. It is a volume that illustrates the poet's love of words and of popular culture. The author dips his brush into a paint box of hubris, humor and honesty.
"Gloria and I have been encouraged by word pictures from Greg's pen that have celebrated both our ministry and God's presence in our world." – Bill Gaither, Gospel music composer/performer
"Gifted poet Greg Asimakoupoulos is a dear friend of our family. His poetry blesses, comforts, entertains, and provides inspiration for every season of life." – Natalie Grant, singer/songwriter/recording artist
Teachings of a Three Year Old... Turned Tyke,
by Hal Evan Caplan.
A father learns from the wisdom of his toddler.
A Prayer for Oklahoma
Interceding for tornado victims
by Greg Asimakoupoulos, 5/24/13
Servants of the Most High God
A tribute to hospice nurses
by Greg Asimakoupoulos, 5/17/13
The Missing Have Been Found
A decade-long search has paid off; PLUS, The Time Has Come to Walk
by Greg Asimakoupoulos, 5/10/13
It Doesn't Take a Wizard
Putting Jason Collins' "coming out" in perspective
by Greg Asimakoupoulos, 5/3/13
I Have the Right to Bear Arms
The question is do you?
by Greg Asimakoupoulos, 4/26/13
The Boston Marathon Redefined
Attempting to make sense of the madness; PLUS, Remembering Pat Summerall
by Greg Asimakoupoulos, 4/19/13
Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright
Has he mastered his mistress urge?
by Greg Asimakoupoulos, 4/12/13
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