Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Broken Dreams

As children bring their broken toys
with tears for us to mend,
I brought my broken dreams to God
because He was my friend.

But then, instead of leaving Him
in peace to work alone,
I hung around and tried to help
with ways that were my own.

At last, I snatched them back and cried,
"How can you be so slow?"
"My child," He said,
"What can I do?
What could I do?
You never did let go."
(The Twelve Steps For Christians, p. 110)
4 March 2014

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