Be Our True Light

The world is a dark place

Indeed you make the sun shine
on both the just and the unjust
but darkness persists

We try as best we can
to live and walk in your light
to lead others to your light
to not let our own darkness prevail

But we must confess that sometimes
we prefer other sources of light instead of you
the light of power
the light of money
the light of success
And all the while we pretend not to know
that such lights will fade

The world is a dark place

But the darkness has not won
The sun follows its course, day after day
reminding us of  your faithfulness

When darkness threatens to overwhelm
When we follow other lights that flicker and fade
Turn your face upon us
and be our true light
so that we may be your lights in a world threatened by darkness

The world is a dark place

But we wait and hope and pray
knowing that  your light will overcome the darkness

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Published in: on January 9, 2008 at 8:00 pm  Leave a Comment  

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