Singing Alone in a Room

Why, O Lord, do you stand far off? -Psalm 10

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Whether one believes in God or not, most people know what it’s like to be lonely, the kind of loneliness that bears weight.

Some can be alone in a crowd, or on stage or in an empty room. Solitude may rejuvenate, but loneliness bears the shadow of a diminished life, a life that is over.