Dear Ramadan;

]I want so desperately to welcome you with open arms and a joyful heart. I want to approach you with the excitement and anticipation that you deserve. But I can’t.

My heart is too heavy. My woes too deep. My faith too small. 

This year I limp towards you broken and bleeding, unsure that any deed I do will be acceptable. I am a failure in need of your mercy. I am a beggar in need of your grace.

I come seeking healing, forgiveness, and renewal. I come exhausted, defeated, and desperate. I come humiliated and broken. 

Welcome, welcome, Ramadan. I am in desperate need of you. 

This year I seek clarity where there is confusion. I seek hope where there is despair. This year has been a trial in ways I couldn’t have imagined and I was unprepared. I am a mess. I am embarrassed by how weak I truly am. I am a failure, clinging to the hope of a second chance. 

Welcome, welcome, Ramadan. 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: