A Bedtime Prayer

Be still my thoughts from frantic pace.
With tranquil calm now replace
that Sabbath peace my soul will taste:
no longer racing in my haste.

Be still my thoughts. Be calm. Be smooth.
Become as a reflecting pool
that wisdom pure of God be seen
clearly by the moon’s full beam.

Be still my thoughts for God will write
upon your face this moonlit night
the message of eternal life.
Be still my thoughts. Be calm this night.

Be still my thoughts, it’s time to rest.
No challenge now; no pending test.
Release in love, release the rest.
We’re safe in Spirit’s blessed nest.

By Jeanne Loehnis, April 2004