How Far?

How far Lord?
How long,
I stop?

How far must I run?
How long must I go,
before I let you speak?
Allow you to feed me?

How long
will I go on,
providing my own solutions,
instead of seeking yours?

How far will I go
in my blind panic,
before checking in with you?

Thank you
that however far,
however long,
you come to me,
wake me,
feed me
and take me on
to your place
of presence.

May I
and walk
with you

O Lead Me

1 Kings 19:4-8 (CEV)

4  Elijah then walked another whole day into the desert. Finally, he came to a large bush and sat down in its shade. He begged the Lord, “I’ve had enough. Just let me die! I’m no better off than my ancestors.” Then he lay down in the shade and fell asleep.

Suddenly an angel woke him up and said, “Get up and eat.” Elijah looked around, and by his head was a jar of water and some baked bread. He sat up, ate and drank, then lay down and went back to sleep.

Soon the Lord’s angel woke him again and said, “Get up and eat, or else you’ll get too tired to travel.” So Elijah sat up and ate and drank.

The food and water made him strong enough to walk forty more days. At last, he reached Mount Sinai, the mountain of God,

Another post on this passage can be found here

~ by pamjw on August 3, 2015.

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