The Wanderer


Adrift in a sea of perplexity.

That’s how it seems if Your not guiding me.

Cautiously each step I take with fear.

For the cause of not sensing Your presence near.

Why do I stumble on in dark of night?

When Only Your guidance will give to me sight.

I tremble and press on I merely survive.

It’s you and Your presence; that make me alive.

The Wanderers wondering,”Why is it so,

I sit here in misery when home I could go?”

God grace me with faith to arise and step out.

Deliver my soul from all angst and doubt.

Then I as a child could cling once again;

to He Who delivered my soul from all sin.

So there in your lap near the warmth of Your chest;

this wandering drifter could curl up and rest.

Gather Me Home Lord.

c.d.m. 4-22-11

Just pictured this, when I woke up this morning. Have you ever been there?  Would you admit to it, if you have? Just ‘wondering’.

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About Cheryl

I'm from W.Va. living in Ohio.married [38 yrs],with 2 daughters, 3 grandkids,and 6 step grandkids.Live on a small farm, and have been an ordained minister since 1984.My husband and I both work, he in a factory, and I as a private care-giver. Moved around a lot in my younger yrs. have been planted here 39 yrs. Love the Lord, my family, my country and my life. Glad to meet you.
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One Response to The Wanderer

  1. Larry Who says:

    I’ve been there and it does feel like being adrift on a sea of perplexity. Great poem!

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