Prayer of the wayward

Hold me, Father, for I cannot hold you.

Have not.

Will not.

While you have loved me, I have turned away,

blocking my ears to your word

and shutting my eyes to your goodness.

Forgive me.

Spare me the wrath that I know I am deserving.

Knit me to Christ, weld me to Him, so I can’t stray.

Remake my heart so that I will want only to honour

the name of the Lord Jesus Christ.

Image: Study for Prayer for Death in the Desert (Elihu Vedder)