Ps. 131 — “Lord, my heart isn’t proud; my eyes aren’t conceited. I don’t get involved with things too great or wonderful for me. No. But I have calmed and quieted myself like a weaned child on its mother; I’m like the weaned child that is with me. Israel, wait for the Lord — from now until forever from now.” – CEB
How would it be to know my need as a comfort?
To rest my head in peace,
not from the weight of dragging cares?
To know the calm and quiet of a child
nestled on her mother’s lap,
all unconcerned with things too great and wonderful for me?
How would it be to look on life with un-conceited eyes?
To know the truth
of my own limitations,
and see these limits as a blessing,
nurtured by humility,
that turn me toward the One who meets all needs?
Could I then, with the psalmist, wait for you, Lord?
Seek not to be
my own answer to prayers?
But rather know
my need is as it should be,
and know, as well, that You will never let it go unmet?