Balance

One of the hardest trials, Lord,
__is learning
__to strike the delicate balance
__between taking matters
__into my hands
__and putting them in Yours.
My problem is
__that I tend to do one or the other
__when I know
__You want me
__to put one hand into Yours
__as You
__encourage, strengthen and guide me
__to do with the other what You have commanded.
Forgive me, God
__when I let go
__and run ahead,
__when I drag behind
__and
__when I stand still, confused.
Balance is what I need!
__Give it to me, I ask,
__that I may pray as I should
__walk as I ought
__and think as You think,
______________for Christ’s honor,
__________________Amen

One thought on “Balance

  1. The truth of our own responsibility & the truth of God’s great position of sovereign control …. you have summed it well in the middle of this piece. ” You want me
    __to put one hand into Yours
    __as You
    __encourage, strengthen and guide me
    __to do with the other what You have commanded.”
    thank you for the concise stmt.
    God bless you

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