Where Are You God?

A year ago I prayed...
Jesus I need you. I am scared, sad, and broken down right now laying down at your feet and in your presence. Jesus I need your provision alone. Holy Spirit, work inside of me in radical ways for where to go and what to do about those lost, hurting, and broken. I am begging that you would provide me with answers in this unknown time. Amen.
I find myself again held captive to the confusion and brokenness the community I am surrounded in is experiencing. Where is God in pain, in loss, in death, in loneliness, in hurt?

Where are you God?
Where are you God when the whole earth seems to stop and shatter?
Where are you God when what we know to be true is so far from the reality we are living in?
Where are you God when a dear classmate is now family-less, when death is a recurring cycle, when no easy answers are to be given?
Where are you God when words cannot even begin to label the deep yearnings and cries of our hearts?
Where are you God?

If love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth (1 Corinthians 13:6) and if God is love (1 John 4:8) than I must believe the Lord's love is spilling truth through the unknown cracks of pain and affliction within our community in the next hours, days, weeks, and years.

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