It’s what’s not there that makes us stop and stare It’s the hole in the middle Skyscraper sandstones An expanse where the center used to be Breathtaking The Lord giveth The Lord taketh away Growth by subtraction Blessed be the Name of the Lord
I don’t snap the shutter unless you aren’t there I crop you Photoshop you Demolish every pixel of you When we meet on the trail I smile You smile We even talk Why does it ruin my picture If you are in it?
I want to fall asleep like a baby In the arms of God I want comfort And joy And peace Jesus drags me out on the edge Where the peace And joy And comfort And arms of God are And I’m wide awake
4.6 billion years Dinosaurs Glaciers Continental drift I’m a flash in the pan Flash frozen in time I can’t even feel the earth Spinning me around at 1000 miles an hour I lose hope Because I lose faith Because God’s hand Seems so slow
Psalm 139:7-12 Where can I go from Your Spirit? Or where can I flee from Your presence? If I ascend to heaven, You are there; If I make my bed in Sheol, behold, You are there. If I take the wings of the dawn, If I dwell in the remotest part of the sea,…