Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Crossing Bridges and Safe In His Arms

Today is a double day, hooray hooray!

"There are bridges you cross you didn't know you crossed until you've crossed."

I am walking across a bridge
And in the fog of the unknown I can't see the other side
What lies in front of me is blurred and obscure
I can't understand why my own future has to hide!

So I step forward overwhelmed with fear and trepidation
What lies below is miles and miles down
I am so scared to slip and fall
Plummeting to my death on the ground

So I hold on to the sides, to whatever I can
But I AM READY TO LET GO!
I am so worn out and tired
Of trekking across this bridge into the unknown.

I keep holding on, though it hurts so bad
What else can I do? This is what is expected
To keep up my spirits and keep trying
Even when I feel depresses or dejected.

So aren't you proud of me?
That I held on throughout this ordeal
But I keep praying, hoping to wake up
And find out that none of this is real...

I have heard about bridges crossed,
But are bridges burned one and the same?
How much longer can I pretend
That I finished playing this twisted game??

I am holding on, hoping to find safety,
Perhaps I have almost reached the other side
And again, I have to ask, if this is my life
Why does my future have to hide?


Safe In His Arms
In his arms
Safe, protected,
Cared for
And he is,
concerned beyond comprehension
"Are you ok?"
"I am here for you!"
"Please come to me."
Someone to talk to
To turn to
When I feel lost, abandoned
Alone and scared
When I feel broken
And forgotten.
There he is.
Waiting for me,
To come to him.
Is this what Hashem's love
Feels like?

(PS. I really need to stop living in my dreams....)

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