"You know when I sit and when I rise;
you perceive my thoughts from afar..."
How I wish such thoughts were more wise
and less were abjectly bizarre
"Before a word is on my tongue
you, Lord, know it completely..."
And how I wish before it was flung
You would help me speak more sweetly
"For you created my inmost being;
you knit me together in my mother’s womb..."
I know I'm not here just for sight-seeing
or to walk around in a costume
"My frame was not hidden from you
when I was made in the secret place..."
I patiently wait for the next breakthrough
Surrounded by Your mercy and Your grace
"Search me, God, and know my heart;
test me and know my anxious thoughts..."
I pray for the comfort only you can impart
Help me untangle this life full of knots
All quoted lines come from The Bible in Psalm 139 New International Version
Copyright © Trey Hamner | Year Posted 2016
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