Let us put our lives in order
that we might not be distracted.
Let us simplify our lives
that we might dwell on the eternal.
Or let us instead embrace
life's hurly-burly cacophony,
fly along this day's pinball paths,
and let You rack up the points.
Photo of blue bicycle rider at night in Manhattan, New York City,
by Danny N. Schweers, image copyright 2008, prayer 2010.