‘I was really afraid.
So I spoke to the Lord about my trouble.
And he answered me.
From the deep hole, I shouted for help.
And you listened when I cried.
I fell into the middle of the sea.
The water moved all round me.
It carried me along.
The high water came down over me.
The white water covered my head.
“You have sent me away so that you can no longer see me.
But I will look again towards the place where I can
The deep water caused me to think that my life was in danger.
Plants in the sea very nearly covered my head.
I went down to the ground.
I could not go any deeper.
I did not know how I would ever come up again.
But you brought me up from the deep hole.
You are my Lord, my God.
I prayed. And you heard me in the place where I can
So they do not receive God's love that could be for them.
I will sing and I will thank you.
I will do what I have promised to do.
The Lord has saved me.’