My Book of Uncommon Prayers: I Still Believe

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Your brokenness has broken me; what has shattered in you has sent thin shards, piercing my surety, and I have been left with disappointment and sadness, lying limp on this rock foundation. I still believe—help Thou my unbelief.

What has shattered you has shaken me, and I have to wonder if I could have done anything different to have kept you from flinging off faith like a childhood toy to the winds of the world—

could I do anything now?

My now is not as daring as it once was, so aware I am of my need. I am crawling heavenward, not so sure I have the strength to take on passengers.

When I feel cocksure confident, remind me of this weakness.

When I feel weak worn, don’t leave me alone.

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“Let the weak say I am strong.” Joel 3:10 (ESV)

The Lord God is my Strength, my…

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wife and mother, musician, composer / poet, teacher, and observer of the world, flawed Christ-follower
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