Thursday, March 18, 2010

Liquid Lunch: Supplication


The rising sun warms me
The moon cast shadows on the night

But nothing in this world compares
To Your Grace, Your Love -- my Guiding Light

Lead me, Oh Lord
Lead me to that Righteous Place

Let Your Will be done -- not mine
So that one day I might see Your Face


This poem is featured in my book, Liquid LunchNow available on

Note:  This is a repost from Aug 2008.


christina said...

It is beautiful Stephen! Thank you for my morning cry : )

The hardest thing at times is letting His will be done especially when we have to say goodbye but I've learned...
: )

MJW said...

You should put a melody to that!

Stephen A. Bess said...

It is the hardest thing sometime, but when we do life is less complicated. Thank you for stopping in. I like the photos on your blog. Your boy is becoming a man. :)

How are you, Mike. Good to see you. I'll have to think about the kind of instrument that would go with this piece. I don't want the obvious harp. Maybe a mouth harp (harmonica).

Anonymous said...

Nice poem! I love your blog! and tks for your comments! enjoy your weekend!

Babz Rawls Ivy said...

Hello Stepehn Bess,

Ahh you know this poem does my heart GOOD! LOVE IT! Love it as prayer!

Mickle in NZ said...

Dear Stephen,

very sincere "thank yous", for beautiful, strong words, yet nothing complicated, nothing over done, you've made much very clear.

Huggles, Michelle in NZ

Stephen A. Bess said...

Thank you for stopping in. I hope that you will visit again.

Thank you. Yes, he's working on/with me sister, babz. :)

Thank you. I'm happy that you can take something from it. :)

Anonymous said...

Oh Stephen, another poem that brightens my heart! Just what I needed this AM! Thank You!!!

All-Mi-T [Thought Crime] Rawdawgbuffalo said...


Anonymous said...

Jees, what a stunning pick and poem!

Rethabile said...

Have been away, and missed this. The title is right on the button. Nice job.

Anonymous said...

Your blog is so refreshing :)

Stephen A. Bess said...

Thank you. I'm happy that you can appreciate my heart. I write straight from it.

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