There are times when we curl into a ball and cry until there are no more tears. (1)
There are times when our hearts ache so badly that we feel we will surely die (2)

There are times when anger burns inside us like a knife being thrust into our soul. (3)
There are times when we are so ashamed that we want to wash our memories in acid. (4)

There are times when we have so much doubt and no answers that make any sense. (5)
There are times when life seems so unfair that we wish we had never been born. (6)

There are times when we feel so lost and alone that we are swallowed up in a dark hole. (7)
There are times when we wish we would never wake up because tomorrow is lost. (8)

There are times when our anguish is so great we wonder if God is even out there. (9)
Truly through these times God gives us comfort because we call upon his name. (10)

Though those times God brings us out of the darkness and shines his light. (11)
Lord, we love thee, Lord, we love thee, Lord, we love thee. Thank you.

By Estelle P. Shrum

1. (Psalm 126:5-6), (Rev. 7:17)
2. (Psalm 62:8), (John 14:1)
3. (Proverbs 29:11)
4. (2 Ti. 2:15)
5. (Jude 1:22)
6. (Job 3:11)
7. (2 Co. 5:4)
8. (1 Co.15:36)
9. (Job 11:7)
10. (Romans 10:13)
11. (2 Sam. 22:29), (1 Peter 2:9), (Rev. 21:23)