Lord, I'm on my knees again

Because the worst has happened

The death of a loved one

The loss of a job

I can't pay the bills

My wife no longer loves me


So I'm here today

Before the Lord of creation

The First and Last

And perhaps the best I can say

Is a hollow hallelujah

From an empty heart

“The Lord gives, and the Lord takes away

Blessed be the name of the Lord.”


For who knows

Perhaps by my suffering

Someone else may be blessed

Someone else might have hope

Someone else might see You through me


I can't see the future

I don't know the greater plan

But I believe, but I Know

That even in the hardest of times

I can rely on You to carry me

When I fall, let me fall into Your arms

Please take this broken life

This shattered jar of clay

And shape it into the man

That You need me to be


I trust You

I love You

And because of these


I know that I'll be ok


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allets's picture

Read Future Shock - Alvin Toffler

Predictions of Biblical proportion - relationships grow shorter in a throw away away society. High tech will take tme that use to be Spent building relationships. Its been 40 weeks - hope u r better. 



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I'm fine, simply too busy to

I'm fine, simply too busy to write. Thanks for the interest! I'll put Future Shock on my reading list

Post Tenebras Spero Lucem

S74rw4rd's picture

Revisiting this, I know now

Revisiting this, I know now that I need its encouragement more now than when I first saw the poem.


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This is a wonderful

This is a wonderful testimony.  By posting it, you have helped, or will help, others, and the Lord will bless you for that.  His timing is not our timing, but His timing is always on time.