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My Prayer of the Day I’m broken Lord, I’ve come here now to pray To beg forgiveness, for I’ve lost my way I’ve done and said things, lived outside Your will For that I’ve suffered, and I suffer still I’ve come here at the end of this long day There’s so much locked inside I need to say I let the tears fall and the silence reign What can I say, when all I feel is pain? And yet I know before I say one word My words unspoken, by Your love are heard Before each one can from my lips depart They’ve flown above and gone straight to Your heart And so I rest against Your loving arm I let You soothe me, keep me safe from harm The calming peace of heaven rests on me I’m filled with wonder at Your majesty For here You are, Creator and the King And yet Your presence down to me You bring You show me love, this speck of earthly dust You beg of me, Your sovereign power to trust You know I’m hurting, so You linger near To wipe away my tears and chase my fear My heart bows down to you, and yet I smile For my Creator God thinks I’m worthwhile I love you, Lord, you know that this is true And yet I stray, this too is known to You You know what’s best for me, and so You keep Your vigil day and night as tears You weep So here I am, Lord, Your beloved one I’m here to bask in rays of God the SON So let me stay a while, oh...strengthen me For lost without Your love, I’m sure to be Eileen Manassian "Prayer is opening the heart to God as to a friend" Ellen White. Prayer isn't giving God a shopping list of things you want. Jesus gave us a model from prayer..... It starts with praise....Realizing the omnipotence, omnipresence, and omniscience of GOD! "Our Father in HEAVEN!! Creator- GOD! Praise is not the same as thanksgiving. Praise is focusing on the characteristics of God...and adoring Him for WHO HE IS! Then comes confession...we need to confess our sins to the only ONE who can forgive them, as HE is the one who died on the cross for the remission of sins. Then comes supplication...we ask, knowing that He will answer according to His good will for us. We ask for ourselves...we interceded for others. We become prayer warriors, knowing "the prayer of the righteous is powerful and effective"...as it is written in James. Who is righteous? The one who has asked for forgiveness and is covered with Christ's purity...and we thank Him for all His blessings....for His promise that even though as His followers, we WILL suffer, He will help us bear it. We thank Him for the trials...for we know that because HE loves us...He allows them to purify us, to strengthen our character...to develop perseverance as it is mentioned in James. "Consider it pure joy when you face trials" We pray because we know...He hears even before the words are on our lips. There was a time....when prayer brought me into heaven's atmosphere. I was so close to God. I felt His presence. There was a time.....I know that it can still be mine...All He wants is for me to COME to Him and confess...and be blessed. He is only a thought, a whisper, and heartbeat away...If only we would come!

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Date: 7/4/2015 1:11:00 PM
It seems conffesion is one of the most difficult things for humans to do but without conffesion there can be no forgiveness. I enjoyed reading this one again.
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Eileen Manassian
Date: 7/4/2015 1:14:00 PM
Yes, Richard. Went to church today. I lead out in Sabbath School. I was the superintendent. I did a powerpoint on Passport to Mission using excerpts of the book, then I played a very touching song by Ray Boltz...Thank You for Giving to the Lord. Someone was moved to tears. The Lord is always patient, loving, kind and compassionate. Thanks for the visit. Hugs
Date: 5/21/2015 8:29:00 AM
This is a good one to read over and over again. Have a great day, Hugs Rick
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Date: 2/20/2015 8:17:00 AM
So blessed you are Eileen.Love
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Eileen Manassian
Date: 2/20/2015 3:02:00 PM
Thank you, Rajat. His blessings rest on us all. Thank you for passing by. Hugs
Date: 2/19/2015 11:11:00 PM
I can see the strength of your faith coming through every line of your prayer. You are a passionate woman in all you do, the conviction of your belief is no different. As Vienna said "We are lucky to have you among us", this is a truism that you should also take to heart. stay safe and happy my dear friend. love Shane xxx
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Date: 2/20/2015 3:03:00 PM
:) Thank you, Shane. My passion for spiritual things has not been what it should be. I'm aware of this. I know why. We make choices in life that have consequences....Still, God doesn't give up on us. He loves us...but He does demand obedience, for He knows what is best. Thanks for your lovely visit, my dear. Hugs
Date: 2/19/2015 5:53:00 PM
I love your prayer . . . bold, passionate, and filled with humble honesty. As I mediated on your words, your committed faith, it has inspired me to write again . . . words are flowing in my head. I am off to write them down. You never know how God may use you, your words, your song. . . much love and light LO. 7
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Date: 2/19/2015 6:51:00 PM
David....good to have you visit, read, and get inspired. Can't wait to read your latest. I went over to check and left you a smile....hugs
Date: 2/19/2015 8:48:00 AM
Eileen, such a beautiful prayer, as I hope everyone does pray for his blessings and forgiveness of our sins, hidden and unhidden. As he did suffer so dearly for us, but like a parent no matter what we do he is always there to hold our hand and guide us if we let Him. Blessings sweet friend eve
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Eileen Manassian
Date: 2/19/2015 6:53:00 PM
You have described our lovely God with an understanding that shows your close relationship to him, Eve. Lovely. Thank you for this visit and post. Hugs
Date: 2/19/2015 8:09:00 AM
I had to give this one another read. We search for God outside ourselves even though he has been with us all along. This is a good reminder!
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Eileen Manassian
Date: 2/19/2015 6:54:00 PM
Thanks for your second visit to my prayer, Richard. May God bless you. He is always there with open arms. I know this full well....Hugs
Date: 2/19/2015 12:19:00 AM
This is a heart wrenching masterpiece. I am moved beyond mere words!
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Eileen Manassian
Date: 2/19/2015 6:58:00 AM
Thank you, Richard....One day...all will be well and I can sing...it is well with my soul. He knows and he loves and he waits. Thank you for your visit.
Date: 2/18/2015 10:56:00 PM
If only we would come indeed...thanks for posting this inspiring prayer and writing these heartfelt words... very admirable.. Always, Laura
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Date: 2/19/2015 6:59:00 AM
Thank you for the visit, Laura. Kind of you to drop by.