August 11, 2001

 

dear Lord God

there was a time I felt I knew

was certain of

why You placed me here

and I rejoiced to do Your will

to please You was my joy

and to teach Your people

was my life

 

dear Lord God

that time is no more

I am at sea

lost and with no direction

my compass spins

no star is seen

my course is no longer sure

and I feel about to sink

beneath the waves

those very waves once that buoyed me

 

dear Lord God

I know

there can be no direction apart from You

Lord stay my compass

that whatever course I find

be found on only You