My Heart’s Desire

You are the longing of my heart,
The apple of my eye;
I’m lonely when we are apart—
I cannot tell a lie.
My prayers for you each night and day
Ascend to heav’n above;
I ask God in my simple way
To give you all my love.

I want to go where God should lead,
At home or overseas;
And in each thought and word and deed,
My Lord I want to please.
I pray each day that God will keep
Both you and me from sin,
That we will ne’er forget the day
We gave our hearts to Him.

TBT: For Sam, April 2, 1990
Copyright © 2017 Linda Luna – All Rights Reserved

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