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A Fool's Prayer

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A Fool's Prayer

Dear God I hope that I have pleased you today,
And that my words have led no one astray.
I pray my tongue Lord, you'd take control,
For I am tired God of being a fool.
Forgive me where I've sinned in thought and in mind.
Help me to be humble, loving, and kind.
So that when I lay my head down to rest,
I can have peace knowing I've done my best.
With the knowledge I had at that point and time,
So I pray dear Lord I'll speak your words and not mine.

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  1. Date: 3/10/2010 4:37:00 AM
    I would like to welcome you to PoetrySoup James. I also wish you the best in your writing endeavors. If you have questions please feel free to ask anyone here. We are all willing to help and if we don't know the answer we will find someone who does. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/9/2010 7:04:00 PM
    Welcome to the Poetry Soup Family of poets... please continue to share your creative writes with us all..as this delight tonight...a wonderful inspiration piece..luv.. Linda-Marie "Sweetheart" of Poetry Soup..

  1. Date: 3/9/2010 6:54:00 PM
    Nice prayer , Jim! Short and to the point. Good job.