Having too much, too little, enough in Lent...

Kay Ryan's poetry comes in small servings with words chosen carefully and used sparingly. After writing today's Morning Offering I found this poem valuable for my Lenten reflection...

Do I have more than I need?
Do I recognize all that I have?
Of all that I have, what have I yet to own?


This is the ticket
I failed to spend.
It is still in my pocket
at the fair's end.
It is not only
suffering or grief
or even boredom
of which we are
offered more than

- Kay Ryan in Say Uncle