Dear God, make me ready to learn your lessons today. Open my eyes, still my tongue. In my trials, let me listen for your voice. What are you teaching me? How would you have me perfected?
When winds blow, I cower and hide under covers. I neglect the rootedness of my feet, I forget your protecting arms.
In the gale, let me learn the lesson of obedience and faith. You anchor me, Lord, while others shift.
Let me offer myself as a steadfast tree. Let them grab my limbs, Lord.