Bye bye QT

Prayer is a journey - in my case a long journey, with testing twist and turns along the way. I wrote this poem when it all seemed to be going wrong.

Are you there, Lord?
… just checking…
We don't make so much of our talks these days
But I can't go far without sensing your footfall alongside.
"Quiet Times" seem too formal for real friendship
But, when things get intense in the world around me,
I like the way you sense my panic
And respond.
Now that I've known you for so many years,
I no longer feel the need to prove our relationship.
But don't think that I take you for granted;
You're as close as breathing
And just as vital.

© Derrick Phillips - 1990