Here is a short poem/story about a person in a sad place, who is crying out to God. Unfortunately, the response is right in front of them, yet it is ignored. I don’t know who the original author is. Certainly, I have lived almost all of these verses from time to time.
The man whispered, “God, speak to me”
And a meadowlark sang.
But the man did not hear.
So the man yelled “God, speak to me”
And the thunder & lightning rolled across the sky.
But the man did not listen.
The man looked around and said, “God, let me see you.”
And a star shined brightly.
But the man did not see.
And, the man shouted, “God, show me a miracle.”
And a life was born.
But the man did not notice.
So, the man cried out in despair, “Touch me, God, and let me know you are here”
Whereupon, God reached down and touched the man.
But the man brushed the butterfly away and walked on.
The man cried “God, I need your help”
and an e-mail arrived reaching out with good news and encouragement.
But the man deleted it and continued crying…..
The good news is that you are loved.
Please comment and/or respond to what you heard inside of you as you read this! Let’s share!