You called me out to take a walk
Upon the crashing waves.
I boldly took a step or two,
For I know my God saves.
When both my eyes and heart were set
Exclusively on You,
I walked with strength above the waves
As You called me to do.
But then, just for an instant, I
Allowed my gaze to roam.
I fixed my eyes upon the storm
And how the sea did foam.
I saw just how impossible
The task I’d started was!
The waves were strong; my faith grew weak.
I know that’s what fear does.
I sank beneath the roiling waves
That battered my poor heart,
But You reached out and pulled me up
Before my prayer could start.
If only I’d stayed fixed on You,
I could have found the Way.
Please help me, Lord, to keep my eyes
And heart on You each day.
(c) 2014 Denise McKenney
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