There is purpose and plan
Within each heart of man
When life is given anew
The gift of time is bestowed upon you
Days to mark a quest, a desire
And known be life's passion, life's fire
Peace and love to embrace each day
And known be the Glory, to God I pray.
Rose Marie Raccioppi
Orangetown, New York
After the Bath, Oil on canvas, c. 1901 , Mary Cassatt, American, 1844 - 1926.