Rick Elpers

(12-24-54)

Hostile Takeover


When life brings strength
The promise of a new future
I leave to God the details
As now work has expanded
Into passion
Hoping for the future
Without knowing I can see
The Grace
When opposition interferes
Throwing evolving turmoil
Into flames
Removing the seemingly useful
Entities portrayed as by grace
As allowed by God
To alter the face of progress
While we watch burning
Down the structure
To accomplish their goals
While harming each other
For He gives us no more
Than we can handle
I must pray for strength
And clarity
And peace

Submitted: Friday, February 01, 2013

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