Go For Gold ( by Fenny West)

Who Says You’re Too Old to Dream?

No matter how old you are, and how far the dream, you can still go for gold.

Those planted in God’s house shall flourish in His courts. They will still bring forth fruit in their old age.

They will remain fresh and green, fat and Flourishing, to demonstrate the faithfulness of God.

Oaks of Righteousness shall be strong in the face of storms. They are fruitful trees destined to become forests.

13 Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended; but one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead,

14 I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus. Phil3:13-14


102-year-old runner has no plans of slowing down | SC Featured | ESPN Stories


©Fenny West2020



When the Time Comes

When the Time Comes





When the time comes

It is so sweet.

When victory comes

After the sweat,

Time to relish.

Time to rejoice.

Time to sing.

Time to dance.

Hurray Murray!

Murray mounts.



Grand slam at last

After much fight

After much quest

O may it last

It feels so right

Quick succession

London12 silver

And even gold

To catch big fish

That looked elusive.



Good to endure

And persevere

And be focused


Pressing on and on

Regardless of odds

Despite the falls

It’s not over

Until all is done

And you see the dawn.




3     You therefore must endure hardship as a good soldier of Jesus Christ.

4     No one engaged in warfare entangles himself with the affairs of this life, that he may please him who enlisted him as a soldier.

5     And also if anyone competes in athletics, he is not crowned unless he competes according to the rules.2Tim2:3-5

7     I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.

8     Finally, there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will give to me on that Day, and not to me only but also to all who have loved His appearing.2Tim4:7-8

12   Not that I have already attained, or am already perfected; but I press on, that I may lay hold of that for which Christ Jesus has also laid hold of me.

British tennis star Andy Murray has won his first Grand Slam event – the US Open in New York – beating Serbia’s Novak Djokovic.

The 25-year-old Scotsman kissed the trophy as he became the first British man since Fred Perry in 1936 to win a Grand Slam singles title.

He scored a 7-6 (12/10), 7-5, 2-6, 3-6, 6-2 victory in a match which lasted almost five hours in windy conditions. He collects a prize of $1.9m (£1.19m).

“It was incredibly tricky conditions and in the third and fourth sets, it was really tough because Novak is really strong and fights all the way,” said Murray.

“It was close to five hours. I have always had tough matches with him.”

You Were Born to Fly ( by Fenny West)

You Were Born to Fly

Wilbur and Orville Wright,

Were brothers born to fly.

They aspired and persevered

Eventually, they flew.


Like little eaglets just born,

You too were born to fly.

With aspiration and perseverance,

You too, one day, will fly.




©Fenny West2012

Plan for the Future


Plan for the future

With his direction

He holds the cure

to all afflictions

to all opposition

or diminution

or stagnation

or retrogression



Plan for the future

With His acknowledgement

He holds the key

To your advancement

Your enduring achievements

Cherished accomplishment

And establishment

Completion of assignment.

Do Not Boast About Tomorrow
13   Come now, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go to such and such a city, spend a year there, buy and sell, and make a profit”;
14   whereas you do not know what will happen tomorrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapor that appears for a little time and then vanishes away.
15   Instead you ought to say, “If the Lord wills, we shall live and do this or that.”
16   But now you boast in your arrogance. All such boasting is evil.
17   Therefore, to him who knows to do good and does not do it, to him it is sin.

©Fenny West2012