My heart is flooded with rich desires

a burning fire consumes my soul

creating a hole

My inner longings are near fulfillment

the possibility is within my reach

Is there something You are trying to teach?

Twice this has come about

and with disappoinment

it was put out

delayed and leaving me feeling depraved inside

I tried to abide in Christ

yet stubbornly held to my unbelief

and fueled the grief

I prayed, You promised

I swayed, You admonished

After all these years

and the wiped-away tears

Do I still not trust,

that You God are just?

I've never failed to excel

in praying for Your will, not my own

yet these emotions are making me groan

I know You are good, and You desire to bless me

but often I feel, like You're only trying to test me

Will I still love You, if I don't get what I want?

Are all of my feelings redundant?

Your word tells me they're valued

By Your strength they are subdued

They aren't hidden from Your sight

Lord, be my delight.

Author's Notes/Comments: 

"All of my longings lie open before You O Lord, my sighing is not hidden from Your sight." -Psalm 38:9

"If you, then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good gifts to those who ask him!" -Matthew 7:11

"Delight yourself in the Lord, and He will give you the desires of your heart." -Psalm 37:4

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