Out of sight, out of mind
This saying's for the world!
But even when I can't see you...
It's you that I adore!
Absence makes the heart grow fonder,
I hope that this fits me!
I want to always seek your face
...It's YOU, I want to please!
Sometimes I think I get a glimpse
of Who You really are,
And just like Peter, I'm overboard.
I sink, I go too far!
Then You reach down, and I cough up,
all that's drowning me,
I get a grip, and I confess,
"I'll NOT take my eyes from thee!"
But I've been known to fall asleep,
like the men you asked to pray,
Then just like them, I jump awake,
confused and so afraid.
I'm the one who took my stand,
"I'll die for You right here!"
"I'll take this sword, I'll kill for You!"
and just cut off an ear!
I miss your point so often, then run and hide my face,
You come find me,
like hide and seek,
and show me all your grace!
I've been like doubting Thomas,
I doubt You're really here,
Then You show up again,
"This blood's for you, my dear."
I've even been like Judas, I've betrayed You
and I've lied,
But the power of Your love breaks me,
when I should hang and die!
It's strange how I relate,
to all these men's mistakes,
But You keep urging me to go,
"You've got to run the race"
So I can see myself in these, but
the one I love the best,
When You compared me to...
beloved John upon Your breast!