When you were not listening I shared my faith with you.
When you were not looking I found a church community that I love.
When you pray for your will for my life God says no.
When you share another “what happened to you story” I think there Is no other outcome for me.
When you try to live your unfinished business out through me I feel used.
When you use your charming ways to influence my thinking I shut the door.
When I hear your fear and you don’t call it what It Is I don’t trust you.
When you use another to try to communicate with me I feel betrayed.
When you use should statements I feel shame.
When you compare me to another I feel not worthy of being me.
Most of all I feel afraid that you do not know the God I know so that the distance between us can disappear.
Why should we be in such desperate haste to succeed and in such desperate enterprises.
If a man does not keep pace with his companions perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Let him step to the music which he hears however measured or far away.
Henry David Thoreau