I’m airborne once more, Lord, and
I do know
I’m no nearer to you at 37,000 ft
than I’m once I’m on the bottom,
however there’s one thing
about breaking free
`of my physique’s pure limits,
there’s one thing about
and lifting, rising, hovering, flying – weightless:
as gentle because the spirit inside me,
as gentle because the soul you gave me
the soul the place you, Lord, come to dwell
and make your property in my coronary heart…
Clouds above and clouds
clouds from all sides now;
aloft, afloat, on silver
nearer and nearer to “larger than”
however no nearer, Lord, to
you, up right here,
than down within the valley beneath…
Down the place the flowing
Creek of your grace
made crystal clear your
presence and contact:
the peace of your Spirit dwelling inside,
heavens at peace in my soul…
And simply as I prayed simply
a couple of weeks again:
irrespective of how excessive the altitude,
no matter my haughty perspective
regardless of all my ineptitude,
– due to your beatitude
as I flew by way of the
heavens as we speak, Lord
could you relaxation in my coronary heart tonight…
Defend me, Lord, whereas
and watch over me whereas I
that awake, I would maintain
watch with you
and asleep, relaxation in your
You Are Close to by Dan Schutte
Lord, I do know you might be close to,
standing all the time at my aspect.
You guard me from the foe,
and also you lead me in methods eternal.
Lord, you have got searched my coronary heart,
and once I sit and once I stand.
Your hand is upon me defending me from dying,
protecting me from hurt.
The place can I run out of your love?
If I climb to the heavens you might be there;
if I fly to the dawn or sail past the ocean,
nonetheless I would discover you there.
You already know my coronary heart and its methods,
you who fashioned me earlier than I used to be born
within the secret of darkness earlier than I noticed the solar
in my mom’s womb.
Marvelous to me are your works;
how profound are your ideas, my Lord.
Even when I may rely them, they quantity as the celebs,
you’d nonetheless be there.