You call me to surrender

You call me to surrender,
to lay down the desires of my heart
willingly.
I would rather you take them from me,
for then my part would only be
to accept what I cannot change.
To give me a choice—
that is a difficult test.
But let me be found faithful.
Help me to trade treasure
for greater treasure,
the fleeting for the lasting,
to sit through the eclipse
by faith.
None who wait for you shall be put to shame.

Photo by DNK.PHOTO on Unsplash

3 thoughts on “You call me to surrender

  1. A great message. And so true. It becomes even more true as we age and lose abilities. Not our fault, we cry. We accept better when it is inevitable. Yet choosing the hard road is the better reward. May we be found faithful. Thank you for the reminder. God bless.

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