I can’t today. Not today.
A friend lays in a hospital bed. The Cancer threatening to take him away from us.
He has children to yet watch grow. A wife to love. So many years left.
Mercy, Lord, mercy. Don’t take him from us. Don’t call him from this world.
Mother Mary, all angels and saints, please – gather around him. Cry out to the Lord for Mercy to fall upon him.
Not today. Please. Not today.