Our lives seem to radiate outwards
with us at the center,
yet none of us is the center of anything
except our inventive illusions.
Show us reality,
not as we'd like it to be
nor as we fear it might be,
but as you see it, dear Lord,
in truth and love.
Bouldin Creek in Austin, Texas.
Photo copyright 2006, prayer 2009 by Danny N. Schweers.