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Topic: Space (01/23/06)
TITLE: Lingering Doubt
By donna robinson
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Once again I looked up into the universe and saw only empty spaceóthe magnitude of it all no longer amazed me. It was just space.
Itís not that I donít believe you exist. I would like to think that, it would be easier, but itís too hard to shake a life time habit. No, I just know you will not intervene in my life. I read the testimony of drunks wandering into a church and their life took on dramatic new beginnings. I wander in sober and go out with little relief in my heart.
So now there is just an empty space where you once lingered. I miss You. I miss the lift that having faith provided. Iíve come to You so many times but now my heart is too heavy to move any more. I figure you know where I live so I wait on You. I hold tight that my works should reflect You so I go forth trying to make a difference in someoneís life. Iíve given up on mine but maybe thereís hope for them. Iím not looking for recognition; I just want You to know I got the big message okay.
I try not to look at the sky at night any more. Infinite space makes You seem more out of reach. The worldís is crazy so I understand my pocket of grief must seem minor. Itís okay. Iíll cope. I guess this is where I say Amen till next time God. I think Iíll find a smaller space to pray in too.
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