Gabriella Speaks to Her Soul



Gabriella speaks to her soul and says as King David did:

"Why, my soul, are you downcast?
    Why so disturbed within me?
Put your hope in God,
    for I will yet praise him,
    my Savior and my God."

My heart and soul yearn for God as I think a deer might pant for streams of water after a run for its life.
I must meet with the Lord of this great universe.

Like an artesian well my tears keep springing up,
They are the only sustenance I know.

Why do I listen to those who only have negative things to say,
Who have the audacity to ask me where my God is now?

Surely I have enough wits about me to remember
the days when I sang songs of joy
and even led others in worship.

Yes, I remember so I will say

Why, my soul, are you downcast?
    Why so disturbed within me?
Put your hope in God,
    for I will yet praise him,
    my Savior and my God.

a loose paraphrase of Psalm 42


Gabriella is totally digital but I hope you can see her heart and hear her soul.

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