Friday, October 26, 2012

Five-Minute Friday: Voice

She asked what keeps me up at night.

I whole-heartedly shared in whole-hearted truth about the toddler who chases after me around the bed, in search of heat and snuggles.

Because, really, nothing keeps me up at night anymore; by the time my head falls onto the pillow exhaustion has long set in, and I'm long gone, fallen into sleep.

I eye over and over during the waking hours all of which is spread out before me, a tempting feast of delicious ideas and daunting dreams and deep hopes and wide realities and as the day races away I pray wisdom would be my companion and love my compass and grace my fuel.

I pray

when darkness falls

and I am blanketed by night-fallen shadows,

that if there's something worth waking to

that I would be Samuel

awakened in the night

by the very voice of God

with ears to hear and recognize His voice

instead of being sound asleep.

Five Minute Friday


  1. I love this. Yes,to be awakened by his voice like Samuel was!

  2. I sit in awe of your talents! Great post, thank you!


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