Dear God, I have no idea where I am going. I do not see the road ahead of me. I cannot know for certain where it will end. Nor do I really know myself, and the fact that I think that I am following Your will does not mean that I am actually doing so. But I believe this: I believe that the desire to please You does in fact please You. I hope I have that desire in everything I do. I hope I never persist in anything apart from that desire. And I know that if I do this, You will lead me by the right road, though I may know nothing about it at the time. Therefore I will trust You always, for though I may be lost, and in the shadow of death, I will not be afraid, because I know You will never leave me to face my troubles all alone.