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A Sinner's Prayer

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A Sinner's Prayer

A Sinner’s Prayer

On bended knees
Father, all muse deserts the tongue.
On bended knees
trying to find words to please
but the heart is still very young.
It seems that words just come out wrong
on bended knees.

To form my hands
with fingers pointing toward heaven…
To form my hands
and know Your vastness over lands…
To know Your passion can leaven
and know Your healing. Love’s heaven
to form my hands.

A sinner’s prayer
to ask for Blessings…heal others.
A sinner’s prayer…
From the heart comes the face I wear
with love for all my brothers,
forgive my sins against others…
A sinner’s prayer.    

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  1. Date: 11/11/2012 1:34:00 PM
    when we were little we said our prayers at night before getting into bed, at dinner table, for breakfast. now it's more in my heart as you say. Or when I see homeless , or a car on side of road. GREAT JOB ;}

  1. Date: 1/17/2012 9:53:00 AM
    Nicely done Janet. Sometimes it's hard to know what to say, especially when we know we have done wrong. Great job. God Bless, JB

    Vick Avatar Janet Vick
    Date: 1/19/2012 11:57:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Judy. I think I prayer more in my heart than on my knees... Take care. Janet
  1. Date: 1/11/2012 2:44:00 PM
    Enjoyed reading your prayer thoughts penned..The last two lines needs praying a great deal and then the person try to live without needing to have to say that prayer..Sara

    Vick Avatar Janet Vick
    Date: 1/12/2012 6:17:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks very much for reading and commenting. Take care. Janet