Night Prayer

o power who sustain

and nourish and comfort


be with me through

the silent hours

of this night


that i who am wearied

by the changes and chances

of this fleeting life


may repose

upon your eternal ---


the prayerbook has

"changelessness" at this point

but that's far too inert a word


it sounds like mere stasis

a kind of dull continuity

for continuity's sake


that i may repose upon

your unwavering love

your undiminishable grace

your unbreachable safety

your unparallelled beauty

your unbrutish strength

your unrelenting gentleness



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Written on 2022-01-05 at 11:24

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