The empty cup

blind man and woman in silhouette


The blind person has an empty cup

Prays that it would be filled up

Not for money does this person ask

But rather love given in every task

For a heart that sees the need

For amazing grace does plead

The Love that will give eyes to see

The suffering of humanity

A soul that with agape love does bleed

For every heart, for every need

Give me a love for the hurting soul

May helping others be my life’s goal

Help this blind person with the empty cup to see

That it needs to be filled up with the drops of their humanity

When we see the images of death and despair

Give us Your heart to care

When we see the sad eyes of the poor

Let us show them what we are here for

When we see the defeating eyes of abuse

Save us from the anger that will make us of no use

Let us learn from the blind person’s prayer

Whose empty cup is in their heart

That we fill our empty cups by making with You a brand new start

Reaching out for the grace that sets us free

The heart that helps us to love those our minds cannot see

Sharing what we have with those who are in need

Knowing for that all Your children You did have Your Son bleed

Bleed and die for all

So we would all hear the Spirit’s call

To love not just the few, but to love the all

Thanks, Lord, for filling our empty cup


About Dr. Kevin Osborne B.A., B.Th., M.A., M.Div., Psy.D. Ph.D. and Th.D. Candidate

I enjoy spending time with people just having a coffee or talking about life, philosophy, religion, politics or sharing a favorite joke or story. We learn from one another as we interact and share our joys, challenges and even our times of sadness. I enjoy reading, writing, singing and sharing in the blessing of community whether that is one on one or in groups. I'm married and am powned by two kitties named Sir William of Lounge a.k.a. Sir Lounge a Lot and Princess Catherine of Chaos a.k.a. Her Royal Highness Catherine of Englehart. Two years ago I completed my Doctorate in Psychology (Psy.D.) through St. James the Elder University. On Sept. 26th 2020, I graduated with a Master of Divinity degree from Canadian Christian Theological Seminary. These journeys were started over 20 years ago. In 1997 I received a Bachelor of Theology degree from Canada Christian College & Graduate School. Between working and studying it took 13 years to finish it. Let us pray for and reach out to each other with kindness, love and an embracing compassion. We can working together be servants with two open hands to those in need so that hate, indifference and inequality would lose and love will win. The peace and abounding joy of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you.

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