For Today. (Poem & Prayer)

Lord, today I confess I’m struggling 

my heart not brave enough for the fight 

how can I be your light of encouragement 

when this heaviness weighs groaning on me? 

You know me better than I know myself

all of my heart aches, heart breaks, 

heart’s yearnings and attacks. 

Today, though I don’t feel like it

I will serve You.  

I can’t hide, or fake it…I can’t fool you!

Ignite in me, again your passion

blow into flame this desire

set my hopes and dreams aflame

ignition begins again on my knees

in prayer.  

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2 Comments

  1. Some of the most difficult times in our lives birth some of the most beautiful memories, thoughts and words. Thinking about you right now and praying for you.
    Dad

  2. Scott,
    Thanks for those words. I needed to hear that I am not alone.
    Sometimes the road seems so long and the journey makes us all
    Weary. Keep fighting and pushing to to God’s Will! Isaiah 43:2 – When you go through deep waters, I will be with you. When you go through rivers of difficulty, you will not drown. When you walk through the fire of oppression, you will not be burned up; the flames will not consume you.

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