Respecting the awesome power of words!

Hope Revised

Anne Shurley
                                Photo by Anne Shurley

All along the journey
we cast our nets,
convinced that what's pulled in
will be sufficient
as investment for our dreams.

But ego and anxiety have ways
of clouding the water,
so we aim for comfort and security,
rather than open ourselves
to the vastness of sacred vision.

Give us patience, O God,
to find still water; courage
to reach past control; faith
to trust beyond comprehension.

Give us hope revised,
always revising,
until we rest in you.

© 2016 Todd Jenkins

One response

  1. This is a wonderful prayer!

    Liked by 1 person

    August 11, 2016 at 3:30 pm

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