Help Me Lord!
Lord, here I am, 50 years old and unemployed
After so many years of dedication and service
I’ve been tossed aside like yesterday’s trash
Someone new came in, changed so many things
Turned something very good into a crumbling façade
All the children I’ve nurtured and taught
Their voices reverberating in the halls still
Are all gone on to other adventures and thrills
Parents aplenty have come with concerns
To conferences unnumbered and programs beyond counting
Now my classroom is empty, no more happy voices
No more squabbles to settle and knowledge to present
The many warm hugs and laughing faces have all marched on
The carpet has been pulled from under me
I am down on the floor trying desperately
To find a reason to rise once more.
I find myself wondering
Is it worth it to start anew?
Or should I just stop the battle
Give it all up right here?
The goal has moved so far out of reach
The thing I so enjoy has been taken from me
Where do I turn now, what should I do?
Help me Lord find new hope.
Guide me Lord, in the direction I should go.
Raise me up Lord from this pit I am in
Show me the path I should follow
It seems so hopeless from where I wallow
Is it really worth it to begin anew?
In desperation I look to You.
Help me Lord, help me!
By: Ann Martin
May 26, 2001
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