A Prayer for Faith and Trust

Oh, God our God;
How can you seem
So far away-
So 'not here'-
So unconcerned?
So uncaring?
But, we know You are present
We know by reason and by faith.
You are our God
Who caused us to be
Who cause us to be
In Your presence
Help us to see
And if not to see, to trust!

— John P. Stangle, MA, Chaplain Advanced Emeritus, NACC