Between My God and I (A Preemie Mother’s Poem)

Between My God & I (A Preemie Mother’s Prayer)

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I’m coming to You Father, heartbroken and alone
My child was born unto me, with a struggle all his own
This mom’s requesting mercy, with not much strength to give
My burden lay before you Lord, please will my child to live
Please Will My Child to Live
Please Will Our Child to Live
They say that Your intentions, we’ll never understand
I pray my child’s survival is somewhere within Your plan
This gift just given to me, I’m not prepared to mourn
This child is extra special, this child is my first born
To carry him much longer, they said it wasn’t safe
You saved his life through early birth; the rest is left to faith
His home is now a NICU, under a nurse’s care
I ask that You be present, and cover his stay there

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     They keep poking with needles, his newly forming skin
    His warmth controlled by the small bed the doctors keep him in
    A machine’s breathing for him; his heart is just so small
    A surgery is scheduled, we’re waiting on the call
    Surround him with his angels, no longer here on Earth
    Grandparents, aunts and uncles, assigned to him at birth 
             Bless him with Your glory, healed supernaturally
    Please give him as much favor, as You have given me
    This journey’s just beginning; please give us strength to cope
    Each day I’ll whisper prayers, in the sweet key of hope       
  • Please Will My Child to Live
    Please Will My Child to Live
    Please Will Our Child to Live…

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Send new ways to pass the time, best-selling books to read
And send a friend to hold my hand whenever I’m in need
Comfort our parents, this is a trying time
They’re praying over their child, desperately needing mine

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My husband – keep him focused, forgiving and sincere
Don’t know how I’d survive it, without him standing here
Help my child fight for his life, teach my child to soar
Make it so he doesn’t need this IV anymore
Make his lungs much stronger, move barriers away
That might keep us from celebrating on his first birthday
Same God who blessed dear Noah, and parted the Red Sea
Preserve just one more miracle, for our family
Give us peace surpassing, with every tear we cry
Life’s most important prayer,

Between My God and I

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 Please Will My Child to Live
Please Will My Child to Live
Please Will Our Child to Live
Please Will Your Child to Live.

A poem from the book Stronger Than We Thought: Poetry for the Preemie Mom’s Journey. Download from Amazon onto any computer or electronic device!

Poetry from Praying4MyPreemie
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