Wrinkles

There's a beauty in your wrinkles:
    the beauty of the Ages
    and of life lived;
  of children given to the world
  and memories of love and care
    radiating through the web of life.
There's a beauty in your graying:
    the beauty of Aging
    and of life closing;
  of the moment, present, unpressured
  and simply being here and now
    in God's arms awaiting ...

©2009, John A. Mills