The whole works in Christian ministry

Conference Meeting
by Mary Harwell Sayler

Give me an assignment, Lord,
something to do –
something that beckons me
closer to You.

Let it be quiet,
or let it be grand,
but something that lets me
give You a hand,

a foot, or my I for Your eye.
Without this vengeance for work,
I fear I shall die!

Am I listening?

Well, I guess…. I suppose
I could stand to sit down
and wait at the close
of each night, day, or noon.

But, Lord willing,
I’ll listen
and pray again – soon.


© 2012, Mary Harwell Sayler, all rights reserved. This poem originally saw print in the Explorer, 1996. For a variety of articles and Bible topics, follow the Christian Poets and Writers blog.



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