sorting dreams

Could I sort these thoughts like clothes?

These harried emotions like socks?

And put them in their drawers

And never count the costs 

 

Of leaving loves behind.

Of carving out new dreams

And being so surprised 

At the common, precious things.

 

Could I put them in their places

Color-code, alphabetize

My mind into some palatable

Practical exercise?

 

To drench the world in color

To name distinctive trails

Land marked with faith and wonders

And never fear to fail?

 

Oh, Father, give me courage!

And, Lover of my soul,

Lead me wherever You wish me

[But, let there be waterfalls!]

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About Audrey Ashira

Audrey means strength. Ashira means song. "The LORD is my strength and song, And He has become my salvation; This is my God, and I will praise Him; My father's God, and I will extol Him." Exodus 15:2

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