Letter to Jesus

Letter to Jesus
Author Anonymous

Good morning Jesus,

It is 4:22 a.m. and I cannot sleep. As I was lying in bed tossing and turning I decided to get up and send you a letter. I don’t remember if I have shared any of this with you yet, so forgive me if I am repeating my self. Also I share with you because I NEED PRAYER and a friend. Someone who will truly listen, care and love. Also someone who will see through the heart and eyes of Jesus. My lenses are foggy and somewhat distorted currently. 

As I tried to write to my sister and share the details of what happened this summer I couldn’t do it. Not because I didn’t want to, but because I couldn’t remember the dates or timeframe. And as I sat and tried to remember it was if you were saying to me..”love keeps no record of wrongs” and that’s why I can’t remember the exact dates. 

So how do I move forward with all that is stirring in my head and heart? If I look for any counseling outside of You and Your word then I will never be complete. I think of how David laid his heart open and bare before you, so I will start in the Psalms. 

I know and realize that NOBODY knows my heart better than you Jesus..a friend that sticks closer than a brother. So I write and lean upon my friend.  I share with you just as I would any other person. I move into a deeper place in my relationship with you. I know you are always listening and you care more than anyone else. 

You know the truth, know our past and our future. Plus you are ALWAYS at the right hand of the Father interceding on my behalf. You’re not one to listen and then move on. 

Some friendships don’t last for long, but there is one loving friend who is joined to your heart closer than any other!
Proverbs 18:24 

Now it is 9:05 am and I am reading from my Charles Stanley devotion.  
Psalm 88 is the passage for the day.  
Verse 11-“Who can give thanks for your love in the graveyard? Who preaches your faithfulness in the place of destruction?”
Verse 13-“Lord, you know my prayer before I even whisper it. At each and every sunrise you will continue to hear my cry until you answer.”
Verse 18-“All my loved ones and friends keep far away from me, leaving me all alone with only darkness as my friend!”

The last verse makes me think of a song that I recently heard
 The Sound of Silence by Simon Garfunkel

Hello darkness, my old friend
I’ve come to talk with you again
Because a vision softly creeping
Left its seed while I was sleeping
And the vision that was planted in my brain
Still remains
Within the sound of silence

And in the naked light I saw
Ten thousand people, maybe more
People talking without speaking
People hearing without listening
People writing songs that voices never share
And no one dared
Disturb the sound of silence

And the people bowed and prayed 
To the neon god they made
And the sign flashed out its warning
In the words that it was forming
And the sign said, “The words of the prophets are written 
On the subway walls
And tenement halls
And whispered in the sound of silence

Jesus there is a darkness that you alone know and are not afraid of. You are in that darkness with us. So I will continue to come to talk to you again. I will listen for Your whisper in the…Sound of Silence. 

Thank you for listening,
Me (your friend)

1 Comment

Jennifer Shipp - February 1st, 2023 at 10:45pm

Made me cry! Oh Lord thank you that you are in my everywhere and everything!