Finished

Finished. The sound of the word soaks into my being and seeps into my soul

whispering comfort and encouragement

soon it will be done, have courage and to Me be faithful

 

Immortal God! How could You love us such that You became flesh and visible

taking on our anguish and hatred

to teach us love, joy, and peace - things to us invisible

 

Never - I must say it! - Never will I fear what is to come in my life and in this world

for it would dishonor and blaspheme

my Savior - Jesus - the Man with that sweet, sweet Name

 

Incredible His love, power, grace and peace permeating my heart and mind

that in the depths of despair

still I can say of my weary and wandering soul how well it Is

 

Saved by His compassionate love and patience, and continually thankful for

His leading me in His way

I can press on in His power and in His Service

 

Hopeful - O that the day will come -  till the day that I have been made complete

and am finished in His eyes

having been made by Him and for Him, Holy

 

Eternally bound to Him by His love and my trust will I continue in the Way

seeking His will in the world

until the day He calls me home and my journey Ends

 

“Deliverer, I’m home” I’ll cry having passed through the world to His presence

“in Your house let me dwell,

let me sing and dance and worship You forever, for it is Done.”

Faith Sayles is an Anderson University junior from North Carolina. She is a creative writing major.

Faith Sayles is an Anderson University junior from North Carolina. She is a creative writing major.