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The Eyes are Useless When the Mind is Blind!

Updated on July 14, 2017
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Writing is my passion. I have an undying thirst and quest in the field of writing.Some eat, smoke, drink or use drugs when stress, I write.

Wandering down a long avenue, passing many big fields with no one near me, searching for a big destination called life. I'm not quite sure how I wandered so far, but I hope my target is approaching soon. As I look around me I do not notice anything, and I don’t know if I can hear anything, yet I feel in my heart that my destination is very far.

I begin to wonder where is my best friend, she normally near. no matter where I am, I'm compelled to share so much with her. After wandering for so long not knowing my location, I’m frightened, and I feel vulnerable as I look for direction, yet I’m afraid to take the next step.

As a result, now I am searching and seeking as if my eyes are closed. I feel as if I am searching feeling for the ground with my good eyes shut because now my mind is lost and my eyes are useless when the mind is blind. As I continue to move forward searching, seeking for my destination, I start to talk to the Lord sharing with Him. Lord, I feel You are near me, I know Your hands are stretched out to help me, but You can’t assist me if I'm blindly reaching and seeing nothing.

It never once crosses my mind that I might be able to run and hide. Will danger find me? Can I be captured and killed? I feared my freedom, and I don't particularly want to die. As the thought of what could happen ran rapidly in my mind. In a moment of epiphany, with a temporary resuscitated mind, I come to recognize that I cannot fight this war in fear. Now my mind is telling me I’m lost because I’ve traveled too far, I am frustrated and tired of wandering as I feel I want to fall asleep. My paralysis is the result of my despair, and the end of it will be no different from the beginning. Lord, I have allowed myself to sink.

Because I’ve never had the attitude, the ambition, or the willpower, I am sinking to the absence of my mind. I suddenly notice again that in all my wandering; I am very alone. I question my movements, my motives, my past, my decisions. Should I keep going? Will the safe place call home be worth it upon my arrival? Can I make a U-turn and change my course forever? Although there is no traffic in site, yet, I am asking myself what am I to do as I am afraid and my direction is so unclear.

My mind is telling me I’ve traveled entirely too far and I am ashamed and exhausted from the long hard traveling as I feel I want to fall asleep. I come to the realization that I am finally ready to find my way; I am in need of the Lord to guide me. I ask Him to please forgive me and lead me in the right direction. I gather from this long yet tiresome journey that He knows my every fault has seen all my mistakes, and still He is willing to love me and be here for me.

Since the beginning of this journey, you seek to help me, as you know I'm so afraid of what's to come and also that I need You. You also knew I would reject Your help. Though I rejected You out of fear, I have come to recognize I still have so far to travel on this journey; and I now understand...to receive what I do need — I'll have to have the courage to be strong and go after it. It is time to finally seek help because I am blindly wandering in the wrong direction. I need your help, I am in darkness and have no way of finding my own way.

Lord, I do not like what I am seeing, now that my eyes are open so I can see, I need help and deliverance. I realize the eyes are useless when the mind is blind; I am no longer afraid of what’s before me, I desire to be set free. Although I’ve been waiting so long for you to help me, the setbacks and hindrances are my fears.

Thank you, Lord, I am no longer afraid, ashamed and the weaknesses no longer vacation in my veins. I was too blind to see or find my way, and I found myself getting lost in my head until I allowed you to open my eyes and help me to see I was worth being saved. I am no longer wondering; I can move forward, and I never felt more alive; finally, my legs can carry me to my destination; home.

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      Pam Morris 2 years ago from Atlanta Georgia

      Thank you so much, I appreciate your comment

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      Dana Ayres 2 years ago from Houston, TX

      One of the best "poetic prose" style writings I've seen in quite some time. Great piece!