Ultimate Test by Raman Chauhan, Canada

Ultimate Test

by Raman Chauhan, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

This is my ultimate test

O Lord a test that will determine

the amount of my faith

bless me that I will not fail You

O Lord shower me with Your grace.

For once You were unknown to me

unknown to my naked eyes

I searched for you in a lot of places

including the endless skies.

But that did me more harm than good

O Lord as You became more lost than found

I was more confused

O Lord as I bowed for You on the ground.

But then I came across this one Saint

who kindly took my hand

He told me I could realize

the truth

but that

I only needed to understand

that all these possessions

and material goods

that I consider mine

belong not to me

but to only the one true divine.

At that very moment

O Lord I took the Master’s knowledge

He lifted my veil of ignorance

O Lord and blessed me with an eyesight so solid

that now I carry His torch with me

which I must hold so tight

I must now be learn to be a true saint

to spread my Master’s light.

This is my ultimate test

O Lord a test that will determine

the amount of my faith

bless me that I will not fail You

O Lord shower me with Your grace.

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