Faithful Prayer

The words of this poem are inspired from some of my prayers for family, friends, and acquaintances here on WordPress.   Being a prayer warrior is an important element of my faith and witness.  


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From Psalm 86:5-6:  “For you, O Lord, are good and forgiving, abounding in steadfast love to all who call on you.  Give ear, O Lord, to my prayer; listen to my cry of supplication.

Praying for others through God’s love . . .


Praying with patience and care

Asking God with nothing to spare


Witnessing a son’s love for his father

Time spent together, never a bother


Bringing empathy and care to a young boy

Cancer rages, but medical staff deploys


Waiting for prodigal children to return

Inviting God, His lessons will be learned


Watching a lost mother, now showing love

Children feeling God’s mercy, from above


Allowing time to heal a brother’s relationship

Now picking up the phone, full of friendship


Battling health problems for years and years

Faithfulness and hope carry on, without fear


Nurturing a relationship, despite great distance

Love flourishes, with God’s constant assistance


Finding life no longer survives through a bottle

Weekly AA meetings turn up a man’s throttle


Moving to a new city, with its many challenges

A new job arrives, life settles and balances


Feeling empty loneliness, each and every day

A woman discovers love, with so much to say


Revealing unconditional love toward a spouse

Love carries on, refilling this blessed house


Sacrificing His Son for our sinful ways

God offers Jesus, with Salvation today


Praying for others through God’s love . . .

smiling man and woman wearing jackets

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