When you're lost in a sea of indifference,
When you're drowning but nobody cares,
When it seems all is lost, though you've paid the high cost,
And you can't pierce the ceiling with prayers ...
When you're standing for right, but alone in your fight,
When your heart is breaking in two,
Dear friend, just recall the sparrows that fall.
He really does care for you.
Sometimes, in losing, we win more
And sometimes the battle's not o'er.
Sometimes the struggle brings forth the strength
To raise us up where eagles soar.
When we have reached the high places
And we gaze at the valley below,
The tapestry woven will look, from above,
Like it never could from here, below.
God does have a plan and a purpose
And things never happen by chance.
What you see through the lens, with study,
Is not just the same as a glance.
So, when troubles and trials beset you,
Hold on and study with care
And you'll find the trace of His finger.
You'll know He is answering prayer!
It is not just the present and past He can see
And it's not just the loss or the win.
But, He sees beyond and He sees results.
He knows how the twig turns and bends.
I like to think that each twist and turn,
In this gnarled old bark of mine,
Drove my roots deeper still, seeking guidance
Until they're forever entwined in Thine!