The following spoken word poem is by Humble Beast artist and author Jackie Hill Perry. Jackie’s work has been featured in wide a spectrum of outlets from The Washington Post to Christianity Today. The following video is her spoken word poem “God’s Word.”
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Keep watch, dear Lord, with those who work, or watch, or weep this night, and give your angels charge over those who sleep. Tend the sick, Lord Christ; give rest to the weary, bless the dying, soothe the suffering, pity the afflicted, shield the joyous; all for your love’s sake.
Life is hard. Our hearts are deceptive. People will disappoint us. We will fail in many ways. But through it all, God's goodness still follows us everywhere we go. He's never giving up. He's never letting go.