Sometimes I pray in the shower. Sometimes I sing in the shower. I find it relaxing, and you know I'm all about relaxing. With so many things on my mind I took the peaceful moment to have a conversation with God. I think I must not have been doing a good job conveying my early morning thoughts because my spirit had to take over. Or perhaps my spirit tries to help me out all the time and I push it out of the way. Or maybe not. I don't know. I'll add that to my list of questions to ask God when I get to Heaven. Back to the story--while praying this morning a song, that our choir sings, came to my mind and took over my prayer because it fit so well with what I was trying to say. Anyway, here are the words to the song-prayer.
Hear my words, oh Lord I pray. For my strength has gone away. Give me patience now to see that your goodness covers me. I must know that you still care. That in times of deep despair I can reach my hand to you, and you'll be there.
Guide my steps when I can't see. Help me learn to trust in thee. Be my shelter on the way as I struggle toward that day. For the strength of your good hand will direct me toward the land. And the promise you have made will lead me there.
Abide with me, fast, falls the evenin' tide. The darkness deepens, Lord, with me abide. When other helpers fail and comforts flee. Help of the helpless, oh, abide with me.
Guide my steps when I can't see. Help me learn to trust in thee. Be my shelter on the way, as I struggle toward the day. For the strength of your good hand will direct me toward the land. And the promise you have made will lead me home. And the promise you have made will lead me home.