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Where Are You, God?
by Jenna Fernandez  
12/15/2012 / Poetry


where are you, God
in the midst of the darkness?
we're crying to you
in this desolate land

war rages around us
we're searching for answers
to things
we can never understand

where are you, God
do you see our tears falling?
do you hear our prayers
and feel our pain?

the world is in anguish
our children are dying
the clouds of refreshing
withhold their rain

where are you God?
we're hurting and hopeless
wounded and broken
and in distress

our own neighbors killing
destroying, devouring
can you bring forth beauty
from our hateful mess?

God, You came down
from light into darkness
born in the shadows
of earth's darkest night

the forces of evil
releasing their fury
swords bent on destruction
consuming all life

you spoke to the madness
with love and compassion
to ears fallen deaf
in a world filled with strife

brought healing, redemption
though you were rejected
crushed by our hate
while releasing your light

and now you are here
in the midst of our suffering
calling to us
"don't settle for this"

we're made for much more
than what we've accepted
and this world is not
all that there is

so though earth give way
and mountains shall crumble
and all that we've trusted
will one day fail

the curtain's been torn
between light and darkness
and in the end, light
will always prevail

Copyright Jenna Fernandez
www.eternalencounter.com


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