Peace is what I desire
for my heart lacks any aspect of it.
I am in a whirlwind of emotions
unsure of what to do.
My heart is torn to pieces.
I am pulled this way and that by
contentment and dissatisfaction.
So much do I yearn for someone to
My God, I cannot help but feel angry
Boiling rage rises in my soul as
I read Your Word.
Oh, my dear Emily, your blades have pierced this heart;
I am surrounded by the pleasant fragrance of your love.
So great is my desire to be in your presence,
for every day I long to seek your face.
A lost sheep, am I, who has wandered from the herd;
mindlessly do I travel, not knowing the pathway before me.
Life charters a journey for each soul, yet the journey
I know not the final destination.
The nature of man is but a fickle thing;
an endless mystery never meant to be solved.
Many faces and personalities does he possess;
ownership of numberless thoughts he is given;
Once has the Earth moved around that bright star
that casts a light for our world.
Once has a man aged once more and the year he
has spent is now open before him.
Great is your compassion and comfort, my God
fhat you stand with me through all trials.
Life brings forth pain and tribulation, yet Your Presence
fortifies me through it all.
These eyes of mine long to gaze upon you;
A heart of boundless love am I filled with;
Our hands should join, one made from two;
Oh, how this passion seems but a myth!
I walk from the world of civilization into a land
that none dare enter.
Here, life exists in scarcity; only the
strongest of beings can survive the gruesome