I lift my eyes to You, Lord, with longing,
to the One who is enthroned in heaven.
Just like servants whose eyes are
on their master, and like a servant girl's
eyes are on her mistress, so are my eyes
on the Lord, my God, until He shows me
mercy, loving-kindness, mercy and grace.
Grace me, O Lord, Grace me!
For I am overwhelmed with
disrespect and contempt.
I have had more than enough disrespect
from prideful and arrogant people.
written on September 29, '08