Thursday, March 19, 2009

Cover Me

One of my favorite blogs to read (Kelly's Korner,) issued a challenge to count our blessings and praise God for what He has given us and I had a whole post written to share about my blessings...and I intend to...but for now I saved it because this was more appropriate for what is on my heart. Not that blessings are ever inappropriate! All I ever do here is talk about myself and well, even I am getting bored.

For once, I'm gonna focus on someone else here and though I can't tell you more details than it is someone I know, trust me and send up an anonymous prayer, will you? God knows who it is. He's pretty good at that kind of thing.

This song is such a sweet prayer from someone who is confused and hurting. We have all been there, haven't we? I am praising Him right now that I am overflowing with blessings and not hurting at all. But God didn't call us to live a life of solitude. He calls us to live with other broken people who need each other, and at times we are the only ones who can offer comfort to that someone who is hurting. It is a true blessing to do this for people around you. Try it when your initial reaction to, "Can we talk?" is to run the other way or focus on your own situation. Bless another person and let them vent today. And read the lyrics to this song by Bebo Norman. You'll be glad you did. 

I love the last few lines--Our feelings of defeat and despair don't have to make us frustrated with God--This actually should make us cling to His promises more, and to look forward to being AWAY from this mess with Him! 

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Cover me, cover up my tears
Cover up this man who's covered up in fear
I need a peace of mind, I need a piece of you
To cover all that's gone and everything that's new
You unveil me with your mercy
I want to breathe you in
You unfold me, then you hold me

Cover up my heart, cover up my soul
Cover up this world and everything I know
You cover up the sky, you cover up the sea
Cover up the mountains and every part of me
Everything single breath I breathe...cover me

I am still alive and covered up in years
Covered up in lines as innocence appears
So give me a peace of mind, give me a piece of you
To cover all that's old with everything that's new
You unveil me with your mercy
I want to breathe you in
And you unfold me, then you hold me
You unveil me with your mercy
I want to breathe you in
You unfold me then you hold me
I want to shed this skin
You unveil me with your mercy
You unfold me, then you hold me
You unbreak me, would you take me home


Michelle said...

THANK YOU! I really needed this! I think I will print this out and hang it next to my bed. A feeling a peace is exactly what I need, and I know only He can provide that. I need to remember to let go and let God! I will be reminding you of these words in a few weeks!

Beth said...

I read your post on Kelly's blog this morning. I will keep you, your family and your sweet baby girl in my prayers.

Carley said...

That's a sweet post my friend. And just so you know....I don't get bored reading posts about you. :) Even when I already know what your going to post it's still interesting to read. Thanks for the lyrics to that song. I hadn't seen Kelly's blog yet. It's a good reminder to sit back and reflect on the blessings!

Emmy said...

The new background is CUTE!