Once out of Jenni’s sight, he realized he was having a hard time seeing due to the thick fog. He turned himself around but never saw the drop-off.
I cried out in silly, impatient anger, With broken expectations laying dead at my feet. My whole heart yearns for relief from my vanity, Hear me. Who else can I cry to? O Lord, you alone have ears for prayer, I will call to you and make my habit. Keep me, break me, lead me,Continue reading “Statutes #145”
Make the broken whole, O Lord. Thy face glows with tender lovingkindness, To shine upon dark, shadowed hearts. Upon your word we lean, Thy servant, thy hand, thy heart, all warm, And blindness flees the sparking of grace. Teach me patience, thanksgiving, kindness, hope, Thy statutes shield me from the vain bell tolling.
Deal with me, not according to my deeds, Thy servant, pleads for mercy; According unto your tender compassion, Thy mercy gives life, joy, freedom, release, And hope for a dwelling in the house of the Lord. Teach me to extend mercy those who transgress against me, Thy statutes poison the bitter root.