12.14.2007

A Prayer for Advent

"But will God really dwell on earth? The heavens, even the highest heaven, cannot contain You. How much less this temple I have built! Yet give attention to Your servant's prayer and his plea for mercy, O Lord my God. Hear the cry and the prayer that Your servant is praying in Your presence this day." 1 Kings 8:27-28

I'm not worthy to contain you. I'm not even worthy to look into your face, seeking the approval that I crave. But God, there's a Baby coming. Through him mend my cracks and fissures and stains and make me willing. Let my gift be me, a God container full of life and love and peace as you come closer to this earth.

Fill me with your Son.

1 comment:

jo said...

amen.