I mentioned this poem in a previous post entitled Grace for Adoption: My God Has Answered. Several of you have asked me to share it, so here it is:
To a beautiful young woman:
Were I to make a book of life Of all the things I’ve seen and done It could not contain, nor ever show The depth of the love of the One
Who has danced with me on mountaintops Or held me as we braved the stormy sea Who led me by the quiet waters, or Trudged with me through valleys deep
He has held my hand so fast and tight I never walked alone He led me through the darkest nights And He’ll lead me ’til I’m home.
I know not when our paths should meet If He has us cross a road If His plans for us shall intertwine Upon this earthly sod
But my prayer for you wherever you go And no matter what you do You’ll feel the depth of the love of the One Whose hands long to hold onto you.
And should our journeys on this earth Bring us to a place Where we should know each other’s hearts And marvel at His grace
In knitting together a precious young life, That somehow we’d both share I know He’ll be holding all of us In His tender care.
For of all the blessings in this world Of all the love that it contains, There’s none so great as my Jesus’ love As His hands hold us yet again.