“Father God, while we are down here, please allow us to Look Up There to Your Son and our Savior, Jesus Christ. Allow us to always return to The Cross to Look Up There while we are down here for the discernment that we need. Down here, we will try to earn for we are human, but we only need try to NOT try to earn down here but only to awaken our Spirit to Look Up There to Jesus. We are all at ‘exhaust,’ so we thank You, Father God, that Jesus is The Reason for the energy we all need down here. Instead of trying to please the world down here, let us try to please You as we Look Up There to Jesus. Our friendly lion in the picture knows that the Friendly Lion of Judah is to Look Up There (“stop weeping; behold, the Lion that is from the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has overcome so as to open the book and its seven seals” [Revelation 5:5].) Let us take heed and Look Up There as our friendly lion is teaching us. I pray all of this in the Wonderful and Precious and Friendly Lion of Judah Name of Jesus Christ, and this prayer is answered by my faith and my belief. Please help me, Father God, where my faith and my belief are lacking. Amen.”
(God’s Sonnet by Timothy J. Verret; “it’s how I cope to hope in not down here to earn but Look Up There to discern and allow Jesus to awaken my Spirit this daily leavened bread.”)
The hole in you no one down here to fill.
The ache in you no one down here to ease.
“He Is Risen” is The Reason you’re “real.”
What you do with that “real” is God you please.
If they would just understand my “down here.”
They can’t ’cause they’re “down here” the same as me.
“He Is Risen” is The Reason I’m “clear.”
I’m “clear” that without Jesus, I’m ennui.
“It’s not so much down here you’re in despair,”
says Jesus, “as it is that you are lost.
Look Up There! You might flee but I’m Right There
to awaken Spirit when you’re ‘exhaust.'”
It’s always to The Cross that we return.
Down here, earn. Look Up There for the discern.