Welcome to the blog of Rachel G. Hackenberg, a United Church of Christ pastor serving in Lancaster, PA (gracechurchlancaster.org). Check out Rachel's books, Writing to God and Writing to God: Kids' Edition, at paracletepress.com. For workshop and other info, visit rachelhackenberg.com.
Wednesday, March 4, 2009
The middle of the night always comes:
I am afraid of the dark Afraid of the unknown at 2 in the morning Wide-eyed in case the uncontrollable, unthinkable happens So I stay awake Stay distracted
Determined not to be caught off guard by the night I need you, Lord Jesus, For this simple act of sleeping