I pace and I pray and I pour out my cares
here in your Presence, Oh Lord,
when suddenly I'm shocked to find my thoughts
turning to other things.
How can that be?
I'm here with You and lesser things
are pulling me away?
I yank myself back,
determined to shut out the world.
For though my mind may wander,
my heart never will.
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