Get me out of here!

Get me out of here!
Never mind that this is the place you’ve chosen for me at this moment.
The life I had before wasn’t much but it was sure better than this.
Can’t you get me out of here?

Why have you put me here alone?
Never mind that you have repeatedly sent angelic people to comfort me.
I picked the friends I had before and we were doing pretty well together.
I feel trapped in this place.

Why has this happened to me?
Never mind that this calamity is part of your plan for my life.
I was living independently before, and now can no longer do the things I love.
I want to go back to the way things were.

Why has everything been taken from me?
Never mind that you’ve been providing for my needs long before this trouble began.
I was comfortable living with my things I spent a lifetime accumulating.
You know my things are precious to me.

Lord, why aren’t you listening?
Never mind that you’ve walked beside me even when I haven’t trusted you completely.
My strongholds are ruined and my situation is hopeless.
Please, Lord, hear my cry.

Forgive me, Lord, I really do love you.
Never mind that my mind and body are failing, and I lack the strength to fight.
Teach me to be thankful in all things, and in all circumstances.
Show me what you would have me do.

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways submit to him, and he will direct your paths. (Proverbs 3:5-6)




For Mom (Willie’s girl)

6 thoughts on “Get me out of here!

    1. Ingeborg Redfield

      Old Age (And all the deterioration of mind and body); is NOT for the faint of heart ! If you just look at the effects and ravages of years of living, it makes you want to cry! But, thankfully we’ve got a Living Hope! Our heavenly Father Loves us and will Never leave us nor forsake us! Regardless of what kind of shape and pain we are in!! I would encourage her with Hebrews 12:1-3 !! There is a great joy ahead, much greater than the little joys we’ve known in this life!

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  1. Pat

    Oh mercy such feeling! I am right there now ! This place is hard and lonely! But I’m praising God because I know He is with me ! We never know how low the valleys will get on this journey but God has promised to never leave us or forget us! Such great comfort He gives. 🙌🙌🙌



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