I am sorry, that I don't spend enough time with you.
I am sorry, that I don't talk to you as much as I should.
I am sorry, that I don't allow much time to listen to you; I am sure I could do better, and I do want to.
I am sorry, that I don't rest in your presence more often.
I am sorry, that I don't stop what I am doing sometimes; I should just lean on you - even if - for just a moment.
Why is it, that I don't have more quality time with you?
Well; I guess it's because - I am just too busy; too busy getting on with my busy life, when actually, yours is far more busy than mine; but you still want to spend time with me, and to share what's going on in my life, and that of my family and friends.
I thank you, that you care enough for me; that you want me to be resting in your arms - long enough to feel the full benefit of your love and attention.
I thank you, that you place those around me, whom I want to be with, and enjoy the presence of their company; whether that be friends, family, or friendly strangers.
I thank you, that you have made my heart have the capacity to grow - with each person I meet; each situation that I'm in; each challenge that I face.
I thank you, that you have made me unique; with the ability to think for myself; to look after myself; and grow into being the amazing individual that you planned me to be.
Please Lord, may I find more time to do the things I am supposed to be doing.
May I crave you; desire you; focus my attention upon you; and love you with all my heart.
I thank you, that I have a brain and can think; that I have the ability to feel and love.
Please help me, to use all my thoughts wisely; to have a full capacity of joy in my heart; to know and spread your peace.
Lord; I thank you, from the bottom of my heart, for so many things you have bestowed upon me; and the breath of life I have within me.
Most of all, Lord; I thank you, so much, for your forgiveness; your grace and the mercy you have shown me, throughout my days on this earth.
I think that, those things themselves, warrant you my attention; and that I seek your face, more than occasionally.
I do love you Lord. You know how I feel, and what's on my heart; and all of the above - anyway!
I thank you Lord, that you are patient.
Loving you, loving me, ... for eternity.
Your adopted child x x x x x x x
Phoebe Carter - 25th June 2012
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Yes, Wesley. Do you know, I have always - until this piece - referred to God as 'You' or 'Him', with capital letters. I too, feel that it is respectful. However, saying that, it doesn't do it in the Bible. This aside, I think that this is such a personal piece - like a love letter - and at the time of composing it, the capital letters were not even in my mind; only the content. so please forgive me on this occasion. : ) Thank you for your thoughts.
Sometimes we find ourselves far from the path. I know I have.
praise be to God who is the leader of the way. You're right I have to focus my attention on the One that helps. One thing I thought we were to capitalize You, Him, etc when referring to God as a sign of respect. I might be wrong.
really good work, keep it up.