How much time has passed since I really felt free?
My shackles seem locked tight and I can
think of nothing but the endless days and
nights before me.
When will peace return?
Looking in a mirror, I weep to see myself old
“Once more, then I’ll stop. Once again and
I met you unexpectedly, God. I can’t say why,
But I felt your presence.
Lord, you are the only one who can heal me.
You can break my shackles of addiction;
I’m too weak to break them myself.
Show me your power, mercy, and tenderness.
Forgive my craziness and uncertainty.
Be the Food that will make me strong enough
to say “No” and walk away.
Let me look at you with the clear eyes of
new-found faith, and believe in a new day